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I did a brief search...couldn't find much.

Is there a 'normal' scrubbing sound from what appears to be the front tires when performing a sharp, low speed turn? Seems to happen on both left and right turns.
 

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When you say scrubbing are you speaking of scrubbing on something with the car itself? If yes then no this is not normal. I'm on my second Treg and have never had this issue with factory size tires. If you mean tire noise on the road then yes depending on tire rubber compound being "harder" should make a little squealing noise at low speed. Remember this is a very heavy vehicle. But when I was running the factory softer rubber I could not hear anything but tires only lasted 30k.
 

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Sorry, I should elaborate better. Nothing is physically rubbing. It seems like the tires are grinding against the road. Not squealing like a tire with low air pressure would make. This almost sounds like sounds from the differential or from the tires.
 

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I've seen this before with more aggressive tread designs like for off road etc. but not normally for road type tread designs. Does the vehicle drive straight on the highway?
 

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Are all 4 tires identical still?
 

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Could be either normal road noise, or if it has gotten worse over time, tire wear. My old tires would squeal and chirp a little turning low speed corners, but it was only when they had gotten older and worn. New tires eliminated the noise. I've notice this on a couple of vehicles (both of them SUV's) so the weight has something to do with it too.
 

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I've seen this before with more aggressive tread designs like for off road etc. but not normally for road type tread designs. Does the vehicle drive straight on the highway?
For the most part. Slight drift to right...takes a while to start tracking right. Nothing out of the normal that I've seen.
 

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Sounds more like something that happens in a car with a locked differential. The wheels have to go different distances because you are turrning. And the wheel that has to go the shorter distance (inside wheel) is squirming on the rubber because it can't roll on the rubber, while the outside wheel is freely rolling. If that makes sense.

I'm not sure there is anything wrong.....
 

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Sounds more like something that happens in a car with a locked differential. The wheels have to go different distances because you are turrning. And the wheel that has to go the shorter distance (inside wheel) is squirming on the rubber because it can't roll on the rubber, while the outside wheel is freely rolling. If that makes sense.

I'm not sure there is anything wrong.....
That's exactly what I am assuming is happening. Wanted to see if others hear/feel the same thing.
 

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Two Tregs, my one with offroad tires does this, the one with OEM doesn't as much...but still does every once in a while.

Sharp turn, slow speed (even worse if you gas it), squeal like a tire on road. Sometimes the trucks (both) resist sharp corners it seems and almost skips a little (very little) sideways. Very, very surface dependent (flat (like garage) concrete is the worst as it has minimal traction..also asphalt with chip seal over it. Won't do it with good traction. It's like the rear is pushing the front straight and little traction results in the front not making a perfect arch? To me this is normal.
 
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