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Front End Alignment Issue

I don't know if this is a diesel engine (weight) issue, or a dually issue, or a 1 ton issue, or a 4x4 issue so I'll just throw it out and no doubt get some opinions.

Slightly over 40,000 miles, already replaced both front factory Continentals because they wouldn't balance. Current front tires have less than 20,000, and the outside shoulder of the RIGHT FRONT tire is shot. I had the front end aligned at 20,000, when the front tires were replaced under warranty. I had it aligned again at 30,000, when I swapped the two front tires because the outside shoulder of the RF tire was wearing worse than anywhere else. Now the current RF outside shoulder is wearing.

Truck does not pull one way or the other, and drives perfectly.

Poor tires? Probably. Poor alignment? Possibly. Poor luck? Definitely!

I will be replacing all six tires shortly, (and not with Conti-tracs!), and just wondering if anyone else had had these issues with the right front tire specifically?

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Sounds like bad tires.

I will never stop amazing me. $70,000 for a truck and put on the road with the cheapest tires possible. Tires are the most important piece of safety equipment on your truck.

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Sounds like you should locate the most reputable 4x4 company in your area and take the truck there to have it aligned. They may be able to help steer you in the right direction as far as the best tire to use as well. I think that is what I would do if I was having the same problem. Good Luck.

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