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I will be rotating my tires as all of you probably do; since I put the FD springs on the car and the car is corner weighted and lowered will I have to "shim" align the car again or just rotate and balance? Jeff from FD jump in if you are there.......Dogdoc
 

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The coupe has staggered tires, so you can not rotate the front to the back.
Many tires are directional, so you may not be able to rotate from right to left. Even if they are not directional, radial tires are not usually swapped from side to side.
 

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explain more please!!!

So are you saying my Pirells Pzero's should just ride till they wear out in their current position? I only have about 1500 miles on them?dogodc
 

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Man....

Pirelli P0's and 1500 miles on your Maser... Well that means you have 8500 miles left on your tires, go for it!!! Seriously, Pirelli's are like sponges, 10k miles is about all you will get out of those tires but the best part, they hang corners like they are glued to the road....
 

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10K Miles? Are you kidding???

Pirelli P0's and 1500 miles on your Maser... Well that means you have 8500 miles left on your tires, go for it!!! Seriously, Pirelli's are like sponges, 10k miles is about all you will get out of those tires but the best part, they hang corners like they are glued to the road....
Funny, I only get about 6500 to 7000 miles out of mine, but I truly enjoy every damn expensive mile!!!!
 

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Not sure anyone rotates tyres anymore do they? Not possible with assymetrical patterns - or if you have differing sizes at the rear. The tyres would have worn with the camber - rotating will wear them even more as they 'bed in'.
 

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I will be rotating my tires as all of you probably do; since I put the FD springs on the car and the car is corner weighted and lowered will I have to "shim" align the car again or just rotate and balance? Jeff from FD jump in if you are there.......Dogdoc
Welcome to the world of exotic cars. Don't rotate the tires on your Maserati.
Treat the tires the same way you would if you had a C4 or C5 Corvette. Each corner is unique.
 

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Yes, Yes and Yes.... what they said!

Don't bother rotating the tires, No alignment needed for a tire change, Pirelli's (or any tires for the maser ) do not wear well. It's a heavy car, It's a sticky tire, something's gotta give!

Best Regards,
-- Jeff
 

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I must be different. My '07 QP Sport GT with 20's /Pzero's have 15,000 miles and maybe 2000-3000 left.
Maybe I got the lucky tires. However I have had to replace 7 wheels due to pot holes, etc.
Must be the tire god.
 

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I must be different. My '07 QP Sport GT with 20's /Pzero's have 15,000 miles and maybe 2000-3000 left.
Maybe I got the lucky tires. However I have had to replace 7 wheels due to pot holes, etc.
Must be the tire god.
wait...you've had to replace seven(!) wheels due to pot holes and yet you're on your original tires?
 

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YEP..... Must be good tires.

But very soft wheels...
 
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