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Old 12-07-2010, 01:00 PM
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Tire Wear Question

Hi, I'm new to Jeep ownership having just bought a nice 2001 Sport with 47k on the clock and some 31x10.5x15 BFG AT's

The tires appear to have been rotated in an odd way before I purchased it in that the left side of the car has more tread than both of the right side tires. I want to buy some new tires after Christmas and will likely buy the Duratrac's but in the mean time want to get my through December with what I have.

Now, the steering wheel is off slightly to the right and at speed(over about 55) the car wanders on the road a bit. I am thinking I should put the 2 more worn down tires on the front and the 2 best tires on the rear.

Can someone tell me if that is the best thing to do with my tires? I am assuming they are original and the more worn ones would have been on the rear originally?

Any help or advice would be appreciated

thanks

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Sounds like a plan to me. You might want to check your alignment too to correct the wandering on the freeway. You can do it yourself in your driveway CLICKIE

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Thanks for the link, I plan on straightening my steering wheel next and double checking my toe-in once I've swapped the wheels around

If left un-rotated would you expect the rear tires to wear a lot more than the front?
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Thanks for the link, I plan on straightening my steering wheel next and double checking my toe-in once I've swapped the wheels around

If left un-rotated would you expect the rear tires to wear a lot more than the front?
If your driving on the street in 2wd yes.
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