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barney rubble@sky.com
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tire pressure and tards

On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 19:54:23 -0500, Some ga <someguy@address.com>

>On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 00:18:14 GMT, pickone@kato.com wrote:
>>On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 18:57:21 -0500, "Jeff" <kidsdoc2000@hotmail.com>
>>>"Petey the Wonder Dog" <baldycotton2@mchsi.comedy> wrote in message
>>>>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.

>>you risk OVER STEER
>>and handling problems
>>as well as changing the geometry of your alignment
>>max pressure is the max pressure that the tire can handle
>>ALWAYS follow the AUTO manufatures recommended pressure
>>anything other than that is DANGERIOUS
>>jeff get some certification
>>u advice KILLS
>>canada has the best tecks
>>hurc ast
>>hurc ast

>The gopher sticks it's head up from the snow & vomit's some more
>inaccurate drivel: BUT !
>Auto Manufacturers recommended pressure is always a compromise between
>ride, economy, handling, OEM tire dynamics and Safety. (Though
>Firestone and Ford may disagree on that issue).
>Inflation levels are based upon requirements. Fast driving in hot
>climates require higher pressures than slow driving in cold climates.
>Off road conditions require (in some circumstances) even lower
>pressures. Add to that tire age, tire manufacturing specifications
>and driving style & you've got an idea of how dynamic the whole
>equation becomes.
>IF economy is key, higher pressure, if Ride? Lower pressure, if
>handling specific to each tire & the road surface it's traveling on.
>Manufacturers spec is a good starting point. Sidewall max is fine.
>Years ago when the older tires would flat spot over the winter we'd
>run them up to 60 PSI and run them for a few days (not idea but helped
>them last another season).
>Like with anything else, what do you need the tire to do? what's it
>capable of? where are you going to use it? Based on that make your
>Also.. Are you inflating with a Pure Nitrogen or a 78% mix with

who designed the car
ford or the tire guys
ford picked tires capible of certain specs

and what pressure does teck use to set alignment

what a tard
cars are built with UNDERSTEER in mind

hurc ast

next time you buy a van
some are not designed to be ambulances ETC

why is that
they are all f 450

what is the diffrence

also why do schoolbusses
police cars, ambulances

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