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Edition 30 wheel alignment
« on: April 05, 2019, 10:37:37 AM »
I’ve just picked up another golf gti it’s an edition 30 and when purchased I noticed the inner rear tyre are worn.
Got my misses to go Kwik Fit to day for an alignment, these are the results


I don’t no anything about wheel alignment but looking at the results would you say this was the cause. Thanks


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Re: Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2019, 11:46:12 AM »
Your rear camber is on the higher end of the range which could be part of the reason. Are the inners worn on both sides?

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Re: Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2019, 12:02:35 PM »
The 'current measurements' is a typical sheet from a MK5.   0.5° degree camber on one side, 1° on the other at the front....and pretty uniform across the axle at the back.  Certainly from the current measurements, there should be no uneven rear tyre wear.
Black Edition 30 with manually selected cogs, a beefier clutch, some extra boost and them Whiteline thingies, otherwise standard.

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Re: Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2019, 01:27:12 PM »
Both rear tyres are a lot more worn on the inner side then the rest of the tyre.
I just don’t want to put new tyres on and they start wearing uneven again.

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Re: Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2019, 02:28:06 PM »
That's because of the toe being off spec on the "Before measurements".   If Kwik fit have adjusted it to the "Current measurements", you should be fine with a new set.
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Re: Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2019, 02:34:37 PM »
Thanks for the help  :congrats:

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Re: Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2019, 03:44:49 PM »
No worries.  You had 13% and 16% more toe out than spec.  No wonder your tyres got chewed up.  All is well now  :happy2:
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Re: Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2019, 05:26:02 PM »
I doubt it had ever been done, it was one ladie owner from new full Vw service history. Plus I don’t have a clue about alignment, I just look to see if it’s all gone green lol.

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Edition 30 wheel alignment
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2019, 11:10:07 PM »
Had the car in today to check out alignment out, glad I did arse end was quite a way out and these tyres dont come cheap. Anyway Ive attached results

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