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Old 10-09-2004, 06:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I needed snow tires and I have nice 17" rims that I didn't want to ruin from the winter so I bought these. Should I be concerned that two of the tires are worn more on the inner edges? I assume they were from the rear. Should I put those two tires that are worn more in the front of my 1998 528i this winter? Free shipping, was $600.00 total for Borbet Type H 16" rims with Blizzak tires used one season.

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I needed snow tires and I have nice 17" rims that I didn't want to ruin from the winter so I bought these. Should I be concerned that two of the tires are worn more on the inner edges? I assume they were from the rear. Should I put those two tires that are worn more in the front of my 1998 528i this winter? Free shipping, was $600.00 total for Borbet Type H 16" rims with Blizzak tires used one season.

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The fact that they are worn unevenly most likely means the tracking was out on the car they came off - as long as there is still plenty of tread I wouldn't worry about it.
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I would put the worn ones on the back.
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wouldn't I want the best tires in back for a rear wheel drive car?
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