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Old 05-02-2013, 08:16 PM
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CROSS ROTATE

Tires (listed in sig) have been neglected the last six months. Cupped and really loud. If I rotate in a cross pattern will they quieted down after putting some miles on them? Time to head for the lake need to get her back in towing shape.

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The only thing I have found cross rotating to help is tire pulls in radial tires.
If they are cupped I have never had any luck in reducing vibration or noise without tire replacement.
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I do the cross on these tires just to get rid of the normal wear from right left turns lefts are usually more of a gradual turn and rights are a little harsher

My last tires had to be front to rear same side
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:27 PM
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Are the ball joints all tight and in good condition?
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Yes all components are tight, I went to 8000 miles on a rotation and killed the the tires. Any ideals on short term tire inflation to correct or change tire wear?
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underinflation wears outer edges more and over inflation wears centers more.
I think running it on jack stands and using a cheese grater to cut them would work best.

Not trying to be a smartas% but on tire noise its just such an uphill battle.
Once the cupping starts it just keeps bouncing tire and gets worse.
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Agreed just looking for different opinions on my problem. Ultimately I understand I wrecked the tires by neglecting to perform a simple rotation, Now im just trying to prolong the life of what I have. If cross rotation doesnt work and inflation doesnt help I may try the cheese grater. Willing to learn something new.
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:19 PM
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If you go for the cheesegrater I definately want a youtube video. lol
Maybe on the back they will be tolerable for the runs to the lake.
Maybe with a good load on them it will take the bounce out and somehow you will get lucky
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Cupping has more to do with alignment issue than rotation schedules. If you're tires are cupping, then a rotation (cross or straight) is only going to be a band aid.

If it really were an issue of rotation schedule, then wouldn't the rears be cupped also?

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Old 05-03-2013, 12:55 PM
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Tires will cup if they are not rotated or if they are not balanced as well.
At this point an alignment would be a good diagnostic step.
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