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      01-07-2013, 03:48 AM   #5
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Drives: 09 E92 328iX N51 3-Stage ->M6
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Originally Posted by Greenagent View Post
got a question i noticed some e92s have over half the tire wearing down my car only wears on the very edge of the tire just curious if other people experience this also

stock wheels and tires (bridgestone potenza) and stock sport suspension
My Conti DW wore only the 1st inner tread block smooth on the fronts - rest of the tire has good tread yet.

My car has been aligned by dealer 2X in the years I have owned it - once at beginning of year right before I switched from my winters to the DW's.

It does not have the Sport suspension, nor is it lowered, and I have the alignment specs printout before/after from each alignment that was done. All after specs are within acceptable range - yet still the odd wear.

When I complained to the dealer, of course they stated there is nothing you can do, that due to the alignment BMW uses to enable the handling - this wear is normal?

I don't see this wear on my winter tires - but they are still on factory 17" wheels, whereas my summer tires are on 18" staggered setup with wider tires than what came with car...
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