Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Thursday January 18, 2018
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Click here to visit TireRack
Tire & Wheel Forum sponsored by The Tire Rack

Losing traction? Need new tires?
Click here to visit the NASIOC Upgrade Garage...
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Tire & Wheel

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

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, free of charge, 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, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads. 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-12-2004, 03:56 PM   #1
Scooby Specialist
Member#: 74034
Join Date: Nov 2004
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Okinawa, JP
2004 426whp 403wtq
Top Speed Tuned STi!

Default What is the Best psi to run for a 1/4 mile race

Does anone know what the best psi it is to run at the 1/4 mile track on factory STi BBS 17" with the stock 070 bridgstone tires?
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
SolidSnake is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Old 11-12-2004, 06:43 PM   #2
Scooby Specialist
Member#: 18642
Join Date: May 2002
Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: MAIC
2005 Impreza WRX STi


Run as much as the tires allow, maybe 50 PSI. This has the advantage of reducing rolling resistance as well as giving you a better chance of slightly spinning the tires at launch, rather than spinning the clutch, etc.

Gonz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2004, 10:15 PM   #3
Scooby Specialist
Member#: 13181
Join Date: Dec 2001
Chapter/Region: TXIC
Location: The Schlit
97 Supra


uhhh, i disagree, if i air that up my tires that much I can completely smoke them, i have to lower mine to 20psi ish to even get good traction for a nice hard launch

zmw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2004, 11:05 PM   #4
*** Banned ***
Member#: 55525
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Careful with that Ax,.. Earl
02 wrx wgn 2.5
Keep Right


Good grip in second gear 278whp
unkadave is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is that noise? tirkish Factory 2.5L Turbo Powertrain (EJ Series Factory 2.5L Turbo) 19 07-08-2010 04:44 PM
What is up with your drivers lately Dallas? Gary Bechtold Texas Impreza Club Forum -- TXIC 21 06-06-2010 12:49 PM
So uhh.. Whats happening for the southside on Thursday, June 3rd? lando Mid Atlantic Impreza Club -- MAIC 7 06-04-2010 12:33 AM
This is my public apology to StriderTB. I25 Off-Topic 62 06-03-2010 09:07 AM
Something is fishy about the history of my car... tdc17 General Community 5 06-02-2010 04:04 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:00 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2018 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2017, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.