Front Tire Wear

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  1. RDLSRT

    RDLSRT Silver Member

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    I just got my Hellcat a week ago. Redline, with black hood.

    I noticed the front tires are wearing faster than the back ones. I haven't done any burnouts or really torn into yet. I didn't notice the condition of the tires when I first picked it up so not sure how they are wearing from day 1. Just noticed the back ones are in better shape. Not sure if that's just due to steering, and front weight load. Thoughts?
     
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    digdug33071 SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Definitely something going on if you have noticeable tire wear in a week. Are they PZero summer performance tires? Those wear quickly - I'm about to put on my third set after 12K miles. I recommend you take it in and have them look at the front end alignment.
     
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    Check alignment immediately.
     
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    Second having the alignment checked immediately. My old 2010 Challenger R/T front end squatted some as it aged (bushings) and alignment went out of spec and it tore up tires fairly quickly. Not over a week but over a longer period. Clearly something that needs immediate attention.

    Also, certainly could have be banged in transport and forced out of alignment.
     
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    Big agreement with gatzby here. Have it checked ASAP before your dealer does not warranty the repairs.
     
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    Taking it in tomorrow to get alignment.
     
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    The alignment was slightly off, glad it was caught I had to buy new tires.
     

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