plowing when turned all way

Asked by Oct 23, 2014 at 12:57 AM about the 1990 Chevrolet Astro Passenger Van

Question type: Car Customization

I have a set of off set  wheels 205 60 15 calls for 215 75 15 standard wheels the passenger side wears tire on out side edge all so plows when turned all the way to left  is it the off set wheels or some thing else would ,a sway bar cause it  feels like the it falls out or stands up in corners it travels out on a corners when cornering left. it has been lined up true idlers maybe? would like thoughts and it been like several years with many front end parts new and it does the same thing would like to fix it while keeping the wheels I hope.

3 Answers

40

You need some front end work done the tires won't make it do what your saying although it could Bo a possibility if you have spacers behind the wheels diff. 235 or 275 is wide and height that's an exzample

40

Checkout upper and lower ball joints on front end that should be what's causing it

88,895

Anytime you have unusual tire wear something is not aligned right, you have changed the steering dynamics when you changed wheels but a good alignment shop should be able to readjust camber and caster as well as toe in to compensate for the change, I believe that you have something worn out as stated above that is causing your trouble, you might try a different shop for alignments, possibly a place that specializes in alignments.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Astro

Looking for a Used Astro in your area?

CarGurus has 246 nationwide Astro listings starting at $1,815.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Astro Questions

Chevrolet Astro Experts

#1 celica_gt_pimp
celica_gt_pimp
Reputation 320
#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 320
#3 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 280
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Astro Cargo Van
138 listings starting at $4,995
Used GMC Safari
107 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
133 Great Deals out of 35,344 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Suburban
380 Great Deals out of 18,569 listings starting at $1,795
Used Ford F-150
2,424 Great Deals out of 210,079 listings starting at $895

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Chevrolet Astro For Sale
18 listings starting at $2,995
2004 Chevrolet Astro For Sale
11 listings starting at $1,815
2003 Chevrolet Astro For Sale
40 listings starting at $3,995
2002 Chevrolet Astro For Sale
29 listings starting at $2,450