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      10-12-2012, 03:18 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by JNoSol View Post
I got a 2012 E70 35i Sport, same issue at 15k miles. I hit a pot hole 5k miles ago, so I thought that was the cause. Now reading this thread, I realize the X5 alignment is setup to pull to the left causing the left front to wear first, then right front, then rears.

I hate my noisy and heavy Dunlop RFT. I just ordered a set of Continental ExtremeContact DWS (non-RFT) for all 4 corners. I hear amazing reviews on these shoes. They should be quiet and drive better. For the price of 2 front Dunlop RFT, you can get a set of Contis.
I just put Continental ExtremeContact DWS's on my front and i actually do notice a smoother ride. Those run flats were rough. cant comment on noise reduction but i think once i get those tires on the rears too, itll be noticeable.

Also I realized that with the lack of camber on the X5's, maybe the weight of the car on turns adds to the excessive wear on the outer edges of the tires.