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Old 07-24-2007
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Tire squeal

I drive a twisty two-lane every day, and just recently I've started getting a lot of squeal from the front right tire. There isn't a peep on straightaways, but it really kicks in on both left and right hard sweepers where it never seemed to happen much before.

I'm thinking it may be something suspension-related since the air pressure is good and it happens the same even when I swapped it out with the spare. I think the only factor that changed recently was removing the 250 lbs of sand I had in the bed to help with winter traction.

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Is the tire wearing correctly? check the tread depth in the middle and sides of the contact patch.
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maybe you are driving faster than you used to
try slowing down???????
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Happens to me too. Your probably just turning to sharp or fast.
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I have performance street tires, and if I turn sharp enough while going fast enough, they will squeel loudly.
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i have wrangler mud terrains and if im at a stop sign on a hill and im turing it will squeel and id be going like 4 mph. its annoying. im just waiting on a cop to be behind me and that happens.
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How old are the tires that are on you truck, some tires get harder with age.

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