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I have a 2005 Smart Cabrio,(450 turbo) S. Mann modified.. how much still unknown.

strikeline wheels, 175/55 15 brigstones front and rear
195/50 15 in the rear, problem is i drive rather hard on it.. and the front tires are wearing on the INSIDE ... is this because of my driving? or alignment or both? whats the cure car has 17k miles on it. and I will be replacing the tires with something probably around 25k (if they last that long)
any recommendations from anyone? I heard Yokohama has great tires.
any input from anyone?
 

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Inside wear on the front tires is due to a toe problem. The camber setting on the front wheels is virtually vertical, so toe is the only explanation. Have an alignment done.

I had strikelines on my last 450 and the front tires were still only half worn after 80,000 miles.
 

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And be aware that an alignment really only means touching the front on these cars. The rears of the 450 don't really have alignment ability.
 
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