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      10-07-2013, 09:36 AM   #1
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Tyre uneven wear normal? Is it ok to mix & match tyres?

MOT coming up end of the month so took some measurement to see. (see below)

a) is the uneven wear normal?
b) will it pass MOT?
c) is it okay to get different front & rear tyres?
I want to swap to Falken FK453, but not sure if I can / need to swap all 4 just yet.

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      10-08-2013, 07:31 PM   #2
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do not fit different fr and rr tyres !!, as the grip level will not be the same .
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As long as they matching pairs for fronts or rears then it's fine.
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As long as they matching pairs for fronts or rears then it's fine.
maybe ok in a "normal" car but not advisable in any car with 400+bhp
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      10-10-2013, 06:23 AM   #5
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I went out and checked the pressure.

Only the FR and RL were down by .1 PSI.
Its been a month or so since I checked it. Like I said generally doesn't go down.

a) the pressure gauge is wrong
b) or I'm much heavier than the recommended 2 person pressure on the door sill

Since all tyres suffer from outside wear, I bumped the pressure to 4 passenger plus luggage and see if it'll wear more evenly or even it out.

Car feels sturdier and better traction around bends now though!!
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