Question whats causing a cupped tire

  1. Welcome to Toyota Tundra Forums : Tundra Solutions Forums – General discussion forum for Toyota Trucks

    Welcome to Toyota Tundra Forums : Tundra Solutions Forums - a website dedicated to all things Toyota Tundra.

    You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, Join Toyota Tundra Forums : Tundra Solutions Forums today!
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: whats causing a cupped tire

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    nesconset, ny
    0 times
    Rep Power

    Defaultwhats causing a cupped tire

    I have a 2001 celica gts with 120,000 miles. I just replaced the tires yesterday and noticed the drivers side rear tire was cupping. I am not sure if it was the shock absorber that went bad or if the tire lost a weight and went out of balance. Is there any way to test the shock absorber. If you think that it needs to be replaced if anyone could provide directions that would be really helpful.

  2. Remove Advertisements
    Toyota Tundra Forum

  3. #2
    Supporting Vendor YotaDan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Grants Pass
    48 times
    Rep Power

    DefaultRe: whats causing a cupped tire

    A feathered tire will be an alignment issue. A cupped tire will be a bad shock. Jounce the corner of the vehicle. If it bounces a little the shock is bad.

+ Reply to Thread
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site.

Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Your postal zip code.

Where you live.

Facebook Logo Are you on Facebook? If so you may add your username here. or leave this line as "None". If you are a Facebook member please visit our Facebook page for additional support.

Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Posting Permissions

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts