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Changing all 4 tires?

 
Old 09-21-2004, 01:54 PM
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Two rear tires are damaged because of bad shocks. Normally I change all 4, but since the tires are more than 50% life, should I just do two?

I would on a "normal car," but like all of you, the car is just a bit special.

What would you do?
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Keep the 50% tires as full size spares just in case...
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Default Re: Changing all 4 tires? (GoLowDrew)

This is what i use to do.

Put my back 2 tires in the front, and put the 2 new ones in the back.

Edit: ^ **** that was when my front 2 tires went bad, i read your post wrong sorry. Put better tires in front.

Now i put the new tires in the front and keep the olds in the back because i need traction.
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Default Re: Changing all 4 tires? (GoLowDrew)

well, two new ones are better than two bad ones. if there's nothing wrong with the front two, then just changing the rear two. if you can afford to change all four, then change four, but if you're a budget guy like most of us, change two.
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Default Re: Changing all 4 tires? (Luserkid)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by Luserkid &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">This is what i use to do.

Put my back 2 tires in the front, and put the 2 new ones in the back.

Now i put the new tires in the front and keep the olds in the back because i need traction. </TD></TR></TABLE>

For what? You're telling me your FWD Turbo vehicle spins tires? Yeah right. Next, you're going to tell me your 4 cylinder makes over 200hp. Geez, people these days.
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Default Re: Changing all 4 tires? (GoLowDrew)

Rotate 'em? Put the front ones on the back and back ones on the front.... I dunno, that is quite the predicament. I have a tire problem as well. Need to replace all of them. I have new wheels to put the rubber on. But not enough money to get the tires or fix the CV boot.
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by Dimi &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">

For what? You're telling me your FWD Turbo vehicle spins tires? Yeah right. Next, you're going to tell me your 4 cylinder makes over 200hp. Geez, people these days. </TD></TR></TABLE>

You know its all that m4d tIGhT vT4cK im hitting.
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by DOHC4life &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Rotate 'em? Put the front ones on the back and back ones on the front.... I dunno, that is quite the predicament. I have a tire problem as well. Need to replace all of them. I have new wheels to put the rubber on. But not enough money to get the tires or fix the CV boot. </TD></TR></TABLE>
uhh... his rear tires are bad... why would he want those on the front?

change all 4 tires.... save the 2 good ones for a rainy treadless day. after you get the struts replaced of course. then get a 4 wheel alignment.
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um my four cylinders(del sol) make 250hp and 180 tq is that good nuff ahhaha
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by 619akira619 &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">um my four cylinders(del sol) make 250hp and 180 tq is that good nuff ahhaha </TD></TR></TABLE>
good enough for what?
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Default Re: Changing all 4 tires? (slambedcivic)

You change tires by the pair. You should not change them by the singles (aka: one at a time). Generally, you should change the front as a pair and rear as a pair.
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what kinda tired are you looking to get, i am in the same boat, my tires are horrible and i need them pretty soon to pass inspection. I was looking around for tires, any suggestions?
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i forget what kind they are but ive got some coopers on my teg with a 600 traction rating
 
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get two new tires, unless you want four, and put the two new good ones in the front, and the worse ones in the rear.
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