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      04-17-2013, 10:29 PM   #1
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I noticed the tired on my 335i the front one are very different than the back ones. I know the size of the tires are different, but the back ones are much thinner in tread where the front one are much more meaty. Is this how it's suppose to be?
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Do you mean thinner in tire width or tread depth?
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Do you mean thinner in tire width or tread depth?
Tread depth. The front tires are pretty meaty, the tread depth is like an inch deep, but the back ones look more like summer tires and the tread is very thin
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So the rear tires on your RWD car are wearing faster than the fronts? You don't say...lol
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Brand new, full tread depth street tires typically start at 10/32nds of an inch, roughly a third of an inch deep.

If the tires are not rotated, the rears can wear out twice as fast as the fronts in some cases.
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Brand new, full tread depth street tires typically start at 10/32nds of an inch, roughly a third of an inch deep.

If the tires are not rotated, the rears can wear out twice as fast as the fronts in some cases.
Yeah it seems the rear tires are wearing out like twice as fast as the front ones. What should I do about this, just leave them? Is it dangeroud or bad for the car to drive with uneven tires like this?
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Yeah it seems the rear tires are wearing out like twice as fast as the front ones. What should I do about this, just leave them? Is it dangeroud or bad for the car to drive with uneven tires like this?
Buy new set of rear tires from Tire Rack...and try to keep your lead foot off of the accelerator...LOL
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Is this something I need to do asap? Can this hurt the car at all?
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