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Old 10-31-2005, 22:47   #1 (permalink)
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tyre pressure question

if the doorjam says 26 all round for 205/65/15's what do i need for 215/60/15's?

its a EB II fairmont wagon
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26 is fine if you want a soft ride. Try 34 frt and 32 rear for good handling and tyre wear.
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26 is fine if you want a soft ride. Try 34 frt and 32 rear for good handling and tyre wear.

ahh how come 34 in the front? and 32 in the rear? its 35 all round atm
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35 should be ok, just keep an eye on the middle of the rear tyres. i tend to run the rears a bit lower to stop wearing the middle of the tyre prematurely. up to 36 in the front is ok if you can put up with the firm ride.
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Look at the tyres to see what the maximum (cold) tyre pressure is.
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The maximum cold tyre pressure is for max load, not normal load. If your Falcon weighs 2400kg, run the max pressure....... I think not.
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The maximum cold tyre pressure is for max load, not normal load. If your Falcon weighs 2400kg, run the max pressure....... I think not.
Maximum pressure is just that, a maximum. They can vary a lot for different tyres.

I run mine at a cold 37 PSI all round.
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