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Old 09-28-2013, 01:35 PM   #1
Scooby Newbie
Member#: 298197
Join Date: Oct 2011
Chapter/Region: BAIC
Location: Gilroy, CA
2011 wrx
Gunmetal gray

Default 2011 wrx flat tire

One of my tires went flat and is not fixable, it has a crack on the inside, I was wondering if I would need to buy 4 new tires? The tread is good but they have almost 30k miles on them. If I do need to buy some new ones what would be a good set? I'm on the stock dunlaps, and live in California so I dont have to worry about snow. I went down to the tire shop and they want $280 for a new stock tire...
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Old 09-28-2013, 01:39 PM   #2
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Join Date: May 2012
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Milwaukee, WI
2013 WRX Hatch


Yeah your going to need a new set.

Cant run uneven tires on an AwD car.

Have fun looking for tires.

*hint* look at treadwear
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Old 09-28-2013, 01:56 PM   #3
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Join Date: Jan 2012
Chapter/Region: SWIC
Location: Arizona
2012 WRX Limited
Satin White Pearl


Yea you have to replace them all. And if the place you took the car doesn't know that you better nt go back.

Look at Nittos
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Old 09-29-2013, 10:03 AM   #4
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Location: Clear Lake TX
13 WRX Limited


Yea get a new set.
30k on stock tires is not bad at all
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Old 09-29-2013, 01:23 PM   #5
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Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Danbury, CT, USA
2013 WRX
dark gray


I've never done this, but it's possible to have a new tire shaved to match the tread depth of the old ones.

You'll have to decide whether it makes sense due to the remaining tread life of your original tires.
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