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tire wear

Front tires all most new..

Back tires wearing just in the middle good outside tread and go side walls

What can be causing the wear just in the middle of my 2 back tires...

2004 slk 320 93,000 245/40/17 back and front 225/45/17

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too much air in em

How does over inflation affect tire wear? | HowStuffWorks

First, a tire that is over inflated shows more wear along the center width of the tire than along its edges.
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Are you pressuring to MB value or to tyre manufacturer?


MB value is for OE tyres. Replacements need to be manufacturer value.

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OK thanks.... will check it out....

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2004 slk 320 93,000 245/40/17 back and front 225/45/17 with new front tire and rear tires wearing in the middle only

Would any members here to save money would you put a set of two used rear tire 245/40/17 with good tread still on the used tires Continental

right now both are Yokohama and I see on newer MB there using Continental tires....

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I personally would never buy a 'used' anything especially something my family's life might be riding on


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