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Noticed yesterday that the rear tyres are wearing on the inside - around 0.8mm more wear than the rest of the tyre so not too drastic. They were rotated from the front at around 4mm tread. Tyres are about to be replaced and I'm most disappointed that I've only got 21000 miles or so from the set - I would have expected closer to 30000miles.
 

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My first set of front tyres on our 4wd VW California (bought new) managed a mere 6700 miles before they needed replacing! Rear tyres on my old BMW 335d only managed about 8000. Uneven wear every time; really annoying.
I get ours laser aligned which helps but doesn’t solve it completely.
 

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interesting. im at 12000 miles on the Ignis, and looking at replacing tyres. the set that were on the rear are only half worn, but the set that were on the front, now on the back and worn on the inside edges are sHoT
 

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Well ours is in - we have a Swift SHVS which I thought had the same engine as ours (only the AllGrip version does - this is FWD) - I couldn't work out why it felt so much livelier than our Ignis; checked the specs and it has the 1.0 Boosterjet engine with a lot more torque and a fair bit more power. No I want that engine in our Ignis! On the downside, it's definitely more sluggish at low revs before the turbo kicks in. I do liken the linearity of the power delivery in non turbos. Better throttle response too.

Sounds like the shocks might get done - they're going to have a look and see. We pick it up tomorrow.
 

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Smells me like camper settings change for the abnormal inside part wear of tyres when vehicle loaded or fully laden and make long trips. It depends how often of course..

It's critical to inspect and add more air pressure in tyres prior travelling loaded.

As this is tall and low-weight car and maybe the kind of suspension (soft for loadind..) and that the shocks have longer motion to play, it may affect the camper easily and have such results...
 

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Well I'm getting mine fitted when we're back from our trip (28th July to 29th August) - hooray!
 

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Well, looking for suspension impressions after summer holiday is off with our Ignis?
Well that dammed bounce in the back shaft got tired somehow our back passengers...
I'll have to visit a suspension garage to stay investigating what can be done....
 

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Well, looking for suspension impressions after summer holiday is off with our Ignis?
Well that dammed bounce in the back shaft got tired somehow our back passengers...
I'll have to visit a suspension garage to start investigating what can be done....
 

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Well I’ve just taken ours in and got a Honda Jazz for the day. I much prefer the Ignis...!
 

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These are rear shock absorbers from a 2017 Ignis fwd. These are pre upgrade - the body diameter is less than that of the bottom mounting.
Do you have a pic of the beefier ones at all. I find mine doesn't like things like railway line crossings so I need to check what I have fitted.
 

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I will take a photo of mine when it’s delivered later; a communication error meant I drove an hour to the dealer and it wasn’t ready! So they’re dropping it off and taking the Honda Jazz back; thank goodness as it really is quite unpleasant!
 

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Uprated rear shock absorber.

Thanks, big difference and I have looked. I have the weedy ones on. This possibly explains why it is that crossing railway lines and such like it feels and sounds like the rear end has dropped off.
 
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My kids have been telling me how much ours bangs off certain speed bumps too. The shocks are actually bottoming out.
 

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My kids have been telling me how much ours bangs off certain speed bumps too. The shocks are actually bottoming out.
It must not that they bootom out............
It sounds like a combination of the shocks-springs-(geometry?)...........
Mines when crossing railways the back passengers may happen to fall down the floor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:D:D:D:D
 

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If the baggage door is opened and i press my body's weight on the door's sill i can move (dip) whole back a lot down like it seems shocks/springs are very soft - while when riding it bounces a lot like parts are hard........

Another disadvantage is the light-weight whole construction, this can not change .
 

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Nothing to do with geometry or springs - this is a shock absorber issue. Autocar first reported the issue as the shock absorbers not capable of damping the suspension movement sufficiently. Insufficient damping on bumps etc leads to the suspension quickly reaching a position where the car is on the bump-stops. It's obviously worse with the car fully loaded since the suspension is already compressed and the distance to the bump-stops significantly reduced. The upgrade involves fitting new dampers and bump-stops. Even though the damping action is increased - the normal ride doesn't seem to have been adversely affected.
 

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I know, but i susspect the issue was mainly to 4x4's - does not refer clearly anything for 2wd...
all my issues doe snot have to do with fully loaded vehicle - but in the fact the bouncing of rear so easily even just one sitting in the back..
Autocar's article does not clear out this.
So i will maybe search for getting advice replacing shocks or even also springs from specialists.
 

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Also i believe the increased distasnce from ground has a major responsibility for that..
So the suspension set-up makes car bouncing easily too..
 
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