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      03-29-2013, 11:11 PM   #23
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To add some more anecdotal evidence, I have the same exact tires in the same sizes. I have about 10k miles on mine and I have nowhere near the wear that the op does. I'm lowered and have had the car aligned recently. Also, I'm running about 35 psi in the rear.
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      11-22-2013, 02:38 PM   #24
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Just ran across this thread. I have these tires on my ZHP. I have 235/40/18s all around. The exact same problem as the OP. Fronts look like new 20K miles later. The rear have the same characteristics on both sides. Worn what I would call a little prematurely AND have the same wear in the middle and not so much in the sides.

Given that the balance on these cars is 50/50 I would think the RWD is the major contributor into the mix. BTW my alignment is dead on the spec all around. I drive somewhat aggressively. What's odd to me is not the wear but the inconsistent wear
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      11-23-2013, 10:04 AM   #25
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I don't love these tires.

I pulled mine off last week to stick the snows on. With 10k miles and a couple track days they are cooked. Not to mention noisy as hell. I have a set of half used up PSS that will go on next year.
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I think the inflation level was too low. I run 40-42 in my rears and get great wear. Basically ignore the door sticker with the lower pressures and go for the 100+ mph pressures. The car will handle a lot better as well.
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      11-24-2013, 08:35 AM   #27
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I managed 40k on my DWs with the fronts having tread remaining. I'm surprised by op's experience but there are many variables. In my case, highway miles, very smooth roads help me out. Think DW is a good tire.
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