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      12-18-2011, 02:10 PM   #1
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Continental Contisport Contact 3 Mileage?

How many miles are you guys getting out of the fronts and rears on a stock suspension car?
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      12-18-2011, 06:37 PM   #2
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It depends entirely on usage, but I think you will find an average of around 10K and 20K for rears and fronts, respectively.
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I got just a bit shy of 30,000 miles out of mine. Wear was pretty equal front and rear (only 2 burn outs in that time).
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I was expecting around 20k front and 10k rear......how on earth are you getting 30k out of your rear Victor?
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I've had my rear for about 5k miles, it's at about 5-6/32

1 front at 5k miles: 3/32
other front at 3k miles: 6/32 (replaced due to bubble at 2k miles)
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I was expecting around 20k front and 10k rear......how on earth are you getting 30k out of your rear Victor?
I have track wheels for the track and I'm pretty reasonable on the street. That and lots of trips including Chicago, Milwaukee, Atlanta etc. There's really no reason the car should be wearing out the tires really fast other than the type of use you subject them to. They're not super soft, I think the treadwear is 220 if I'm not mistaken. Stock alignment is conservative and the car is well balanced, so with easy street use I think what I got is not unusual. Track tires are another story.
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