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Old 10-02-2000, 08:40 PM   #1
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Post Tire presure?

What are your tire pressures?

I have 34F and 32R.

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Old 10-02-2000, 08:45 PM   #2
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Depends on what tires you have & what you're doing with them (cruising, autoxing, etc).
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Old 10-02-2000, 09:46 PM   #3
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I'm running stock tires(yuch, I know). I'm running them a few couple lbs. over recommended pressure. 34's up front and 31's in the rear and I check it once every couple of weeks.
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Old 10-02-2000, 09:54 PM   #4
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okay, what about the Kumho's in the stock size? What are you running street/track?
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Old 10-03-2000, 12:11 AM   #5
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yikes. I guess i'm running it high. Cruising in highway, I leave 'em at 40/35. Isn't this better for gas mileage? Auto-xing... 60/55 =) max psi. 44 my butt.

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Old 10-03-2000, 03:42 AM   #6
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i am running stock tires at max psi 44 thinking bout going higher to like 46 maybe even 48

my sides wore out like a champ lost the endline real fast. yep i don't like to slow down for turns. but i still got a lot of meat on the middle
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Old 10-03-2000, 05:22 AM   #7
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I'm running my stock size Kumho's at 37/28 on the street. Haven't had them out to an auto-x yet but I will most likely start out at 44/40 and see how it goes.
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Old 10-03-2000, 06:37 AM   #8
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If you're refering to RE92s...they are very lumpy! You need to pump them higher to prevent that bottom bulge.

disclaimer : please do this at your own risk.... after all it's a Brigdestone product.
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Old 10-03-2000, 06:47 AM   #9
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Hey, the Bridgestone/Firestone tires only pop when underinflated!

Anyway, I run Pirelli P8000 Vizzolas at 46/42 all the time. AutoX and street. I like the feel and response. The chalk lines on the tires are always right at the sidewall mark, so I'm right on with the optimum all-around pressure. Yay.



Here is the same tire at street pressures (32/29)...note how bad the chalk is marked onto the sidewall:



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Old 10-03-2000, 07:09 AM   #10
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P7000 SS 205/50/16 40F 38R
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Old 10-03-2000, 09:17 AM   #11
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P7000 SS's. 205-55/16, 38f/36r, for street use.
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Old 10-03-2000, 09:44 AM   #12
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I've got Kumho Ecsta 711s, stock size, and I run 38f/35r. I just drove up Pikes Peak Saturday afternoon and I was able to get throttle-induced oversteer around the gravel switchbacks. It's pretty good on the paved streets, too. I have the stock rear bar, btw.

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How's the wear on your rear tires at 28? What is the car like at that tire pressure? Hmmm...

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