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Old 11-03-2008, 06:43 PM   #1
Vince F
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I had a slow leak caused by a nail, and plugged it. Wasn't sure how well I did it so upped the tire pressure a few psi to force a leak if there was one. Driving the car, it seems to be conering better. I had noticed an uncomfortable leaning to that right side on even fairly slow turns, like 30mph. Now maybe that tire was low at the time, and it was never lower than 24psi when I checked it, but haven't noticed the leaning with the 2-3 psi higher pressure. Trying to figure out if the difference could improve conering? Thinking I remember hearing NASCAR cars run different pressures on either side. I usually drive alone, and would think more psi on the drivers side might tweak things with my 200lbs, not on the pass side, but maybe I'm not understanding what goes on. I haven't upped the rear pressure on that side, and wondering if I should?

I had been a little disapointed with the conering, but the Subes carry a good bit of weight on the front wheels, with the motor ahead of the front axle and the front differental, and I have a wagon, which is narrower and taller. I had thought of suspension changes but didn't think I should need them and the ride was a bit too stiff for my liking on city streets, till it hit about 2500mi, and then it seemed to soften a bit, and was not as harsh.
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Old 11-03-2008, 08:19 PM   #2
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try 35 in front and 33 in back

forget side to side changes
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