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      07-29-2014, 03:59 PM   #21
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Drives: M3
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: FL / T.Dot

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Originally Posted by will.c View Post
So too much toe in or out can kill the outside of a tire? I thought it pertained more to the inside because of neg camber.
If the toe is way off it can eat up either side of the tire, usually faster than moderate -ve camber does.

In his case, it probably isn't his alignment, more likely the tire rolling over, driving technique can reduce most of it, but that would mean backing off a little bit and knowing the limits of the tire. I'm not sure what his skill level is so i dont want to offend him, but my 'guess' would be that the car had to have been 'pushing' (understeering) quiet a bit to do this damage, but without being in the car it's hard to say for sure. Maybe it would be good to have an instructor observe him and provide suggestions.