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Tires Chop Funny... ANYONE ELSE??

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I have 20" Forte F45s on my Impala.
They're wrapped in Falken 245/35/ZR20 tires.
I've put around 19,000 miles on these tires since October 2010, and now it's time for new front tires.
They wore down odd though.
The outside edges of my tires were chopped up the most. On both the inside and outside of the tire.
I'm just seeing if anybody has the same problem with aftermarket rims on their Impalas.
I think it's in the offset of my rims, but just checking to see if it's not just me.

I'm downgrading back to stock rims for a while I believe. Until I can put together a BIG chunk of change for 17" Texan Wire Wheel '84 rims, and Vogue tires.
I think it'll let my Impala ride MUCH nicer.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
OH and my car is ALIGNED! Had it done at the dealership not to long ago, and it was right on.
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Don, please dont make any offensive tire inflation jokes this time. haha
im no mechanic but it doesnt sound like an alignment issue. i would imagine that if it was the alignment, the wear would be heavier on one part of the tire, not inside and out. the only time ive heard that is under inflation. you could be right, im not saying youre wrong. im just saying i dont understand how a tire would wear excessively on the inside and outside unless it was under inflated
^ thats what I was thinkin. if youre using the system in the car, would you have to calibrate it to the new tires?
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