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post #1 of 6 Old 09-08-2013, 04:00 PM Thread Starter
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Tire pressure

My door sticker says "normal" tire pressure is 36 psig all around.
I typically go about 10 % higher for a firmer ride and a possible slight MPG increase.
Right now I'm running 40 psig. (Tires are safe to 51 psig)
I'll go back down to 36 - 38 once the ice and snow season settles in around here.

Interested to know what everyone else is running.

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post #2 of 6 Old 09-08-2013, 05:02 PM
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As stated on the door jam - 36 PSI. Is the MPG difference real or imagined (ie is it measure able?).

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post #3 of 6 Old 09-08-2013, 05:58 PM
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I try to always stay towards the top side, too. In my F-150, when I am towing, I go to near the absolute maximum pressure. In my sports cars I try to stay right at the recommended pressure. No matter what, one DOESN'T want to run low pressure at all.
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Perusing the posts re tire pressure, I generally keep all tires about one pound over the pressure I want (factory figure on door panel in winter, + 2 lbs in summer) to allow for possible variance in the gauge (Accu-Gage with dial, very accurate), possible loss of air when disengaging the chuck, and for the fact that all tires lose some air over time.
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@ 36 PSI I find the front tires roll too much on the edges of the tread. +2 PSI seems to fix that and tire wear seems normal.
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Whatever it says on the door.
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