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Old 03-17-2005, 17:01   #1 (permalink)
Petey the Wonder Dog
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Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...

Michelin XSE P225/60R17
'04 Lincoln Towncar, pretty normal driving, no excess loads.

So what's the consensus on tire inflation pressure?
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Old 03-17-2005, 17:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?


"Petey the Wonder Dog" <baldycotton2@mchsi.comedy> wrote in message
news:tnck31hds2ud537dl85jn99q2g17iu737t@4ax.com...
>I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
> there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...
>
> Michelin XSE P225/60R17
> '04 Lincoln Towncar, pretty normal driving, no excess loads.
>
> So what's the consensus on tire inflation pressure?


Maximum pressure. At that pressure, the car will be most fuel efficient and
tire wear will be minimized.

Jeff


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Old 03-17-2005, 17:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 23:50:31 GMT, Petey the Wonder Dog
<baldycotton2@mchsi.comedy> wrote:

>I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
>there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...
>
>Michelin XSE P225/60R17
>'04 Lincoln Towncar, pretty normal driving, no excess loads.
>
>So what's the consensus on tire inflation pressure?



look at the door sticker

hurc ast
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Old 03-17-2005, 17:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

Petey the Wonder Dog wrote:

> I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
> there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...
>
> Michelin XSE P225/60R17
> '04 Lincoln Towncar, pretty normal driving, no excess loads.
>
> So what's the consensus on tire inflation pressure?


Look on the passenger side back door or jamb. The size & inflation
chart is over there...

Rob
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Old 03-17-2005, 17:01   #5 (permalink)
Mortimer Schnerd, RN
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

pickone@kato.com wrote:
>> I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
>> there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

> look at the door sticker



That was helpful. According to Ford, the stickers are supposed to be
permanently affixed to the car in one of three places: on the door, on the
pillar, or in the glove box.



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Mortimer Schnerd, RN

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Old 03-17-2005, 17:01   #6 (permalink)
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"Jeff" <kidsdoc2000@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> "Petey the Wonder Dog" <baldycotton2@mchsi.comedy> wrote in message
> news:tnck31hds2ud537dl85jn99q2g17iu737t@4ax.com...
>>I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
>> there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...
>>
>> Michelin XSE P225/60R17
>> '04 Lincoln Towncar, pretty normal driving, no excess loads.
>>
>> So what's the consensus on tire inflation pressure?

>
> Maximum pressure. At that pressure, the car will be most fuel efficient
> and tire wear will be minimized.


Sorry, I was wrong. I misread your post.

Please look in your owner's manual, in the glove comparment where there may
be a sticker or on your door sticker.

Jeff

> Jeff
>



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Old 03-17-2005, 17:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

Jeff wrote:

> "Petey the Wonder Dog" <baldycotton2@mchsi.comedy> wrote in message
> news:tnck31hds2ud537dl85jn99q2g17iu737t@4ax.com...
>
>>I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
>>there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...
>>
>>Michelin XSE P225/60R17
>>'04 Lincoln Towncar, pretty normal driving, no excess loads.
>>
>>So what's the consensus on tire inflation pressure?

>
>
> Maximum pressure. At that pressure, the car will be most fuel efficient and
> tire wear will be minimized.
>
> Jeff
>
>


"Petey the Wonder Dog" will need your full legal address & particulars
to furnish to his attorney.

Rob
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Old 03-17-2005, 19:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 23:50:31 GMT, Petey the Wonder Dog
<baldycotton2@mchsi.comedy> wrote:

>I can't find a number on the tire, except the maximum pressure, and
>there is no sticker on the door pillar, or anywhere else I can see...
>
>Michelin XSE P225/60R17
>'04 Lincoln Towncar, pretty normal driving, no excess loads.
>
>So what's the consensus on tire inflation pressure?



It's a balance. Keep in mind higher pressure = more noise, slight
reduction in maximum adhesion. Lower pressure = more sidewall
deformation and handling that's not quite as "sharp". Plus slightly
accelerated tire wear.

what do you want to do with the car? Highways or pothole riddled city
streets?
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Old 03-17-2005, 19:01   #9 (permalink)
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

Far as I can tell, someone wrote:
>Look on the passenger side back door or jamb. The size & inflation
>chart is over there...


None of the doors or pillars or jams have inflation stickers.

There are child safety lock stickers, side airbag stickers and bar code
stickers. No inflation stickers.

Inside the glove box is only fuzzy fabric. No stickers.

The owners manual says to use the tire manufacturers recommendation.
No help.

I was hoping some one would know the number.
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Old 03-18-2005, 01:01   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Lincoln recommended tire pressure?

On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:23:25 GMT, Petey the Wonder Dog
<baldycotton2@mchsi.comedy> wrote:

>Far as I can tell, someone wrote:
>>Look on the passenger side back door or jamb. The size & inflation
>>chart is over there...

>
>None of the doors or pillars or jams have inflation stickers.
>
>There are child safety lock stickers, side airbag stickers and bar code
>stickers. No inflation stickers.
>
>Inside the glove box is only fuzzy fabric. No stickers.
>
>The owners manual says to use the tire manufacturers recommendation.
>No help.
>
>I was hoping some one would know the number.


Many shops default to 32 psi for most cars.

Stickers tend to range from 26-32 for the tires that the vehicle came
with. Does it have the exact same tire the car was sold with?
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