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I put a new set of Hankook XL Ventus on my Titan. The tread started to fan out on the outside of the front tires like it will do when you have alignment issues. Had them check the alignment and they only found a slight issue. They told me that this fanning out is common when you tow? Have any of you noticed this?
 

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never heard of this prob with properly inflated tires, I run mine 5lb over when hauling my boat long distances. I'm not familiar with your specific tire, but make sure to check the load rating for your tires as well. hope this helps a little.
 

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never heard of this prob with properly inflated tires, I run mine 5lb over when hauling my boat long distances. I'm not familiar with your specific tire, but make sure to check the load rating for your tires as well. hope this helps a little.

They are extra load rated. higher than the ones that came with the truck. Inflation is closely monitored.
 

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Spoke with my father in law and he has a 07 frontier with the OEM BF ATs he said his shoulders are wearing faster, inside and out, but he thinks it is due to the curvy road on way to work he said he likes to throw it into the corners. do you drive alot of curvy roads?
 

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First what do you tow and how much do you tow.

That will tell a lot about the issue. If your front end is light then you may need to add a WD hitch.
 

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I tow a 7700 trailer with 800 pound hitch weight. I have a 1000/10000 pound Equalizer hitch. I have only towed around 600 miles with this set-up. Since the tire rotation, I have not towed and the tires (that were originally on the rear and not fanned out are now in the front and fanning). I do not drive fast, nor are the roads excessively curvey. Therefore, I do not believe it is towing. It is the alignment/suspension.
 

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It is the alignment/suspension.
I think so too.

If it isn't that, it is tire pressures.
Take it to another alignment shop.
 

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^^^^^^^^ ... Agree ... its Alignment

you have not towed enough to even make a difference...
 
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