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Old 10-23-2003, 01:42 PM
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Originally posted by csnow
There is no upper balljoint on this model.

My understanding is:

Wider tires have more rolling resistance, particularly significant at higher speeds. The CA bushings give more under the higher load. This leads to a toe out situation with standard alignment parameters.

The offset would increase the 'leverage' of the rolling resistance.

You may need to set the toe in a bit more to get even wear with wider tires.

This assumes there are no component level issues, of course...

Thanks for affirming my standpoint. I've been looking for a reason to purchase new wheels .

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