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Re: Espace 2007 tyre wear
get cam bolts fitted to the front hubs (to correct camber)and have the rear axle stubs fitted with shims to correct both toe and camber. (you need about 1-2mm toe in there)
you have a thrust angle on the rear axle, which means you must have the car always aligned on x4 wheel laser ramps to correct else you will have a wonky steering wheel.
they should ignore the manufacture recommended settings as they are too lax (someone (at reno R&D)coundnt be bothered to actually spend money on having them with tighter tollerances as that would mean almost all models would rack up a lot of remidial work to correct (what i would consider shoddy parts))
you shouldnt have to replace tyres every 5-8k, many other manufacturers and models can do up to 30k miles on one set !!!
on my old lag1 i did around 30k miles on one set of tyres 2003-2005.
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