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Old 12-27-2005, 04:37 PM   #1
AlpoRS
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Default tire pressures

What pressures do people recommend running for my tire set ups? more importantly, what are people running and how do they feel?
I have stockers running 35f/36.5r and PS2 225/45/17(michelin) for the summer running 28f/29r

I am going to increase them because i would prefer to have them last a bit longer...

My question is mainly for the summer tires, do people recommend running higher in the front of in the back?
I was thinking higher in the back would help turn in, correct me if i am wrong though...

thanks all
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Old 12-27-2005, 06:37 PM   #2
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Why are you running higher pressures in the rear? There is MUCH less weight there and tire pressures should be adjusted downward ~3-4psi to account for the difference. Deal with turn in through camber and toe adjustments.

FWIW I run 40f 36R year round.
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