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to clay or anyone who can help
when i put on my summer sets a week ago (17" Superleggeras on Bridgestone RE750s), i had a grinding noise and a whump-whump-whump noise (linear to wheel rotation)
i thought both were caused by the wheel bearing, which i had replaced by and independent euro shop for ~$300
that removed the grinding noise, but the shop told me the rotation noise is from the front tires which have developed humps as they wore down (rotated back to front, 3rd summer)
is this common for this tire (about 16000 miles on them), or in general?
or could it be wear from the koni shocks/neuspeed OE softsports i have installed and aligned by dubwerks at 55000 miles (85000 on odo now)? he also said my right tie rod end is going, so i'm getting a bit doubtful about some the things he says
thanks for help anyone can provide!
 

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they didn't mention anything specific, just humps (uneven wear)

the shop mentioned it might be from the shocks (which are definitely not worn out) bouncing too much?

i'm going to see if i can take em off and get some pics this weekend

they put the fronts to the rear and the noise definitely shifted to the rear so it should be something with the tires (the rims were not bent)
 

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I had very similar wear on the exact same tires!

and just plainly THEY SUCK!

I wore them out quick and they are LOUD new and louder after worn.

Very disappointed with these tires.

It turned out I had a worn TRA.

You might want to check the bushings on the TRAs ffor wear.

Good luck.
 
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