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Old 14th September 2005, 17:05   #106
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Guys what will be the tyre pressure for optra having Eagle Venturas with 205/55/15 tyres.

This link og Goodyear states 35psi! Chevrolet says 28PSI! I am stuck! What to do?

http://www.goodyear.co.in/catalog_in...agle%20Ventura
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Guys what will be the tyre pressure for optra having Eagle Venturas with 205/55/15 tyres.

This link og Goodyear states 35psi! Chevrolet says 28PSI! I am stuck! What to do?

http://www.goodyear.co.in/catalog_in...agle%20Ventura
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Old 15th September 2005, 21:06   #108
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fill up your tyre to the capacity mentioned on your car (i.e. 28psi).

the 35psi inflation pressure mentioned on the GoodYear website is the maximum pressure to which the tyre can be safely inflated.
beyond 35psi may cause the tyre to lose rigidity and structural integrity or plainly - burst open.
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Old 15th September 2005, 21:31   #109
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Can anyone suggest tube?
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Always check your tire pressure cold, the suggested tire pressure by your manufacturer is a compromise between comfort, performance and economy and generally a good idea to follow for general use. For performance minded folks, try adding 2psi more per tire and see the results, some cars respond positively to the increased pressure with better handling and longer tire life due to less heat build up. If you guys can get nitrogen then it would be even better and you will only need to check your tires once every month and a half unless you get a puncture.
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Well, the closest you get to that would be the Hummer's where you can inflate or deflate the tyres from inside the cabin even while you drive!

The in dash inflation system was first featured in MB Unimog and it is standard in that vehicle, the first sports car to get this system was the legendary Porsche AWD 959-4.
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fill up your tyre to the capacity mentioned on your car (i.e. 28psi).
Stock is 30psi! Had put 34 today! Handles better, but ride is like gone pathetic on poor indian roads!

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If you guys can get nitrogen then it would be even better
Where can we get that!

p.s is the dash system available aftermarket!
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Busa,
If you fill 34, keep an eye on the centre tread wear..it might just start wearing faster...I used to fill 30-31 in my Baleno (as opposed to the recommended 29) and had this problem...thankfully detected before I finished 5K
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@Busa, if you using 34psi all the time, reduce it before you screw up your suspension, and before whole car starts rattling. Not to mention, tyre will become quickly bald at center.
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Thanx RX135 and buffetfan,

Actually filled yesterday once! Ride is bad! However how much should i fill, Goodyear recomends 35! Chevrolet recomends 30 for 195/55/15! What to do? Stick to 30 or go for 32?

p.s On expressway should the tyre pressure be 34 or more then city one! How much to be precise?
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I don't know how can Good Year suggest typre pressure for your car. Car manufacturer is better judge of correct tyre pressure for that vehicle, so stick with it. On expressway and/or at high speeds and/or at high loads, you may fill up 2 PSI extra than recommended pressure. In any case, do not go below recommended tyre pressure (even for improving ride).
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Guys,
None is able to give answer to my query.. And it seems MYPOL is the best tube in the market .. costs around Rs.300.
and coming to the Air pressure, don't u guys think reducing 2psi on highways is always a good practice? What I got info from garage people is that, when running on highways, due to the heat produced, tube gets expanded. I am not sure how far its true.
Our BHpians are the true judges.
So waiting for replies/comments.
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coming to the Air pressure, don't u guys think reducing 2psi on highways is always a good practice? What I got info from garage people is that, when running on highways, due to the heat produced, tube gets expanded. I am not sure how far its true.
I recommend you to go through the thread once again. It has answers to all your questions and doubts on tyre pressure :-)
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If you fill 34, keep an eye on the centre tread wear..it might just start wearing faster...I used to fill 30-31 in my Baleno (as opposed to the recommended 29) and had this problem...thankfully detected before I finished 5K


I've done around 2k on the Baleno. I used to fill 30 psi all the time regularly. The ride was not so great on the stock 165/80 R 13 Bridgestone(these tyres are hard)

3 days ago decrease the tyre pressure to 28psi..ride has improved dramatically.

so what do you think about the correct pressure- shd i reduce it to 28 or keep it at the recommended 29psi on the Bridgestones.
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BHPians,
Can anyone recommend how much PSI I should maintain in my Ford Ikon?
On Highways and in City (with Load)

thanks.
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