BMW M3 Forum.com (E30 M3 | E36 M3 | E46 M3 | E92 M3 | F80/X)

BMW M3 Forum.com (E30 M3 | E36 M3 | E46 M3 | E92 M3 | F80/X) (http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/index.php)
-   E46 M3 (2001-2006) (http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/forumdisplay.php?f=9)
-   -   Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ? (http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=576060)

JTM09 Sun, Apr-09-2017 05:25:55 PM

Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
Aprox 5k miles on my super sports. When putting the summer wheels back on today I measured only 4/32 on the rears and 6/32 on the fronts.

Daily driver. No track days. I didn't lite them up even once.

This can't be normal ..or is it? I have an inquiry into Michelin regarding warranty. I believe these have a 30k warranty. I won't get 10k out of them. Ouch.

aznniche Sun, Apr-09-2017 05:42:02 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
Not normal. I usually get ~18k miles out of the rears.

JTM09 Sun, Apr-09-2017 05:48:07 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
What would cause this? Bad batch of tires? My alignment is good. Camber not aggressive. The wear is even.

TboneM3 Sun, Apr-09-2017 05:51:38 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
When was your alignment last done? And you made zero changes to any susp components?

JTM09 Sun, Apr-09-2017 05:59:06 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
Alignment was done after coil over / fcab / rtab install. Aprox 15k miles ago. No changes since then.

terraphantm Sun, Apr-09-2017 06:00:13 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
For the rears I guess I would look into rtabs, those can cause really quick wear when going bad.

Maximz Sun, Apr-09-2017 06:04:15 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by terraphantm (Post 1067629338)
For the rears I guess I would look into rtabs, those can cause really quick wear when going bad.

Wouldnt it cause uneven wear?

rovert604 Sun, Apr-09-2017 06:11:43 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
RTABs that move around too much will cause excessive toe in when accelerating and toe out when braking. It'll cause the rear inside tread to constantly scrub. I lost fresh tires within one season of driving because my RTABs were done.

WyattH Sun, Apr-09-2017 06:22:35 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
My front driver side toe went out of spec and prematurely wore out the inside at ~26K, but the rest of the tire and the front passenger still had meat left. I still have my rears with ~30K and prob another 2-3K safely out of them. No track days, aggressive street alignment, weekend canyons, some west coast roadtrips, monball RTABs, etc. These tires kick ass.

SQ13 Sun, Apr-09-2017 06:23:52 PM

Re: Pilot Super Sport - awful tread wear ?
 
How's your wear across the width of the tire? Alignment (specifically toe) specs?


All times are GMT. The time now is 09:57:01 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2017 M3Forum.com