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Old 2nd August 2005, 15:24   #16
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cant be penny wise pound foolish
if i dont have to check my tyre pressure fer 6 months nothing like it ...... and as rehaan said... less tyre wear and stuff.. so iwill savin on tyre maintainence tooo....but the only thing bothering me is there not many outlets supplying us with it... so in case of a puncture or soo...it will really diffficult

they should do some more research and push this concept further..get it to the commaners
Hmmm... Normal air is 70% nitrogen. So if you have to fill air every two weeks using air, then you will still have to fill every three weeks using Nitrogen. I don't think you can EVER afford to go for six months without filling up, no matter what gas you use!

Could help on the reducing tire wear, I suppose.
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any idea regarding the rates? I just in newspaper that its available at Trivandrum?
Is there any tbhpians who have used nitrogen?
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Old 8th September 2006, 12:08   #18
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Searched and found this but no proper rply.. Wanna know if there is any where in chennai where it can be done..

Read in a post by zak that its perfect on his.. and its a tried and tested method

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Old 8th September 2006, 13:47   #19
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Very good thread!
I had been wanting to know more about Nitrogen in tires.

I saw an ad for the first time while I was munching away at a Mac, Kalamboli, before Panvel, Navi Mumbai (the one just before joining Mumbai - Pune Expressway, ).

The only thought that comes to my mind is what are the effects of a rubber body that is pressurised and lower in temperature on the inside and hotter on the outside, given the fact that rubber is a bad conductor of heat.

I have been trying to get an answer for this on the net.

Any of you?
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Old 8th September 2006, 14:51   #20
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I have filled Nitrogen in my Palio 1.2 at a tire shop called Madhu's Tire Center near Richmond circle. I refilled only after 3 months and there was no significant loss of tire pressure. The ride is better than when I filled in air. I do not see any change in the fuel economy. For the first time, it takes Rs. 20 to fill each tire. For any subsequent refill, just a tip to the person who fills suffices.
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I have filled Nitrogen in my Palio 1.2 at a tire shop called Madhu's Tire Center near Richmond circle. I refilled only after 3 months and there was no significant loss of tire pressure. The ride is better than when I filled in air. I do not see any change in the fuel economy. For the first time, it takes Rs. 20 to fill each tire. For any subsequent refill, just a tip to the person who fills suffices.
I second Deepak. I have been using nitrogen in all my cars from a very long time and the ride is definitely better than air. I am not sure why this is but it is.

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Old 3rd October 2006, 01:17   #22
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Exclamation nitrogen inflated tyres!!f1 style!

i was just getting my fuel topped up when i saw this banner !! wherein you could get nitrogen filled in your tyres instead of normal air! this is used in f1 cars too for the following advantages:-
-low thermal coefficient of expansion, so almost no diff in pressure during hot or cold tyre! no deshaping , hene better grip as elasticity of rubber is intact!
- nitrogen is lighter than air hence better ride !!! much softer noticable!! more fuel efficient therefore!
-size of nitrogen molecules is larger hence slower escape in case of puncture!!

well this was available for rs15/- ore free if you got rs750 worth of fuel!! so tried it and felt much better !!
i think its really great!!
go try it! i tried it at hemkunt service station near jangpura(hp station)
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is it available in mumbai if so where,would like to try it out
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is it available in mumbai if so where,would like to try it out
Maybe we should ask Sumit to start this.
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May be a point to discuss here. Has anybody tried nitrogen instead of air in tubeless tyre? I believe nitrogen doesn't expand or contract. One or two shops are pumping nitrogen in Bangalore.
Therezz a place near the Richmond Road (down the road after the Tata show-room) fly-over who fills nitrogen. Checked with one of the guys and was told that they do fill . Did anyone have a chance to try the same????
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where is it available in delhi??? ny info brothers?
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Maybe we should ask Sumit to start this.
???? care to explain
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???? care to explain
Sumit is a known expert in tires - he answers questions in ACI and also has a great shop at Opera Hse.
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Toyo recommends filling of nitrogen in lieu of compressed air. Chk out http://www.toyo.com.au/tech_info11.html
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