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Strange tyre wear - please help 15 Jun 2022 16:51 #236062

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Hi Hayseed
I'm very interested in getting to the bottom of it too.
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Ash

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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 14:11 #237506

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Finally got a wheel alignment on the old girl.

Turns out was toe out about 1 degree, now set to 1 degree toe in.

Back axle was out 6.4 degrees, now 3.6 as this was "as much as he could get without breaking something".

King pins need attention but nothing too drastic either.

He said the main issue was the tyre quality. They are out of round which was very evident. When spun the gap to the ground changed by about 6mm. No more "Triangle" brand tyres for me. Now looking for a good quality 10.00 x 20 steer tyre.

I just need to forget the different distance between the axles. It will be forever a mystery.
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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 14:56 #237507

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Thanks for the update.. & I'm glad you have It on the way of being sorted...!!



No more "Triangle" brand tyres for me..


I'm surprised about this ^^^^ I've had an Extremely Good Run out of Traingle Tyres over the years (though Mine have being ALL Tubeless). I've even had Cases that had been Recapped twice without any Issues..
"Be who you are and say what you feel...
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And those that mind....
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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 15:11 #237508

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Cheers Hayseed

Maybe it's an issue with the tube style. Not sure but alignment guy was not a fan.

Do you have them on the steer?

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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 17:07 #237509

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Ash.

Good news on the alignment.

Have a look at these. haulmaxtyres.com.au/product/att202/

I have them on the back. And will fit them to the from when needed. (btw, I run almost zero toe on the bus.)
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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 17:54 #237510

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I was always under the impression zero toe in for radials.

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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 19:01 #237512

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Hi Jon_d

What sort of bus do you have?

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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 19:02 #237513

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Not sure about that mate.

Alignment guy has been doing it for years and was absolutely certain.

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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 19:04 #237514

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On the bus, the fronts are Michelin radials. It used to wander all over the place until I went zero and replaced the reasonably tight tie rod ends.

The manual says Parallel to 0.06inch toe-in (at the wheel centre height) for rags.
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Strange tyre wear - please help 21 Jul 2022 19:29 #237515

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Ok. That’s interesting.

He seemed very convinced. I hope he’s right.

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