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      02-02-2013, 11:02 PM   #1
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Loud cabin?

2007 335i Coupe. Running Toyo Proxes 4 Plus A/S's (brand new). Was running Bridgestone RE-11's. Same issue with either set of tires: the car is loud-ish from the inside. I hear what sounds like a faint "whum-whum-whum" that speeds up/slows down with the speed. It sounded to me like an alignment issue or balance issue with the tires...so I got those things done (F&R alignment + bal) and it hasn't helped. What gives?
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Cant be Ball Bearing since noise goes louder at higher speeds, either bad tire or some other part in the suspension, like tie rod, bushings etc...
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Sounds like something in your suspension/steering is worn out.

How many miles?

Also does it change with what gear your in, or only speed?
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36k. increases/decreases only with speed.
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