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Old 19th September 2005, 16:36   #121
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anyone tried filling helium in the tyres...will reduce the unsprung weight ...
any comments on this wacky idea

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Old 3rd October 2005, 14:47   #122
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Guys, as you know I upgraded my factor fitted 165/80/14 on swift to 185/70/14 Bridgestone Potenza GIII. What is the recommended tyre pressure on them?
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Old 3rd October 2005, 15:47   #123
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aseem you can fill same amount of pressure as in stock tyres! Its written on your RH door side the pressure! It will be standard for all Tyres on the swift as upsizing will cause more air to go but pressure ot be same!

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Old 3rd October 2005, 15:55   #124
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Its recomended to go up by 1-2psi when tyres are upsized.

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Old 27th February 2006, 17:00   #125
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Guys, any idea if a digital portable tyre pressure gauge is available? If so, at what price & where?
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Old 27th February 2006, 17:06   #126
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petes air checkers will help you ...though its not exactly a guage ...but its caliberated for a particular psi ...and changes colours when the psi changes
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Old 27th February 2006, 17:16   #127
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petes air checkers will help you ...though its not exactly a guage ...but its caliberated for a particular psi ...and changes colours when the psi changes
Thanks Speedsatya! Only in B'lore I suppose or would they be available in Delhi as well?

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hi shan2nu,
have you heard of AIR CHECKERs ? these are the caps which are fitted on the valves of the tubes/tyres. if there is any variation in the air pressure in the tyres it will be reflected on these aircheckers . first of all these aircheckers will prevent if there is any leakage from the valves, second they will show the airpressure of the tyresthrough the colours. as you are located in south india , you contact our principal m/s.petes performance products,kochi . contact person ms.dhanya ,who will be able to help you.
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Old 8th April 2006, 22:44   #129
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the best way to check the tire pressure is to do so when its cold.so investing in foot pump wud be a good option.
in maruti cars like the Zen and the Esteem ,driving with slightly higher pressures can cause the body to rattle and the handling is affected .
Hi, do you really think the foot pumps work for inflating car tyres. I bought one recently but it is of no use. The petrol pump fellows say that the foot pumps cannot generate the required pressure to insert air in the tube. As a result of that the tubes get deflated instead of the opposite.Pl advice.
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Old 26th September 2006, 19:25   #130
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Two days back,i got the air pressure checked on all tyres and it was around 20 which should have been 30 but then how can u trust road-side mechanics?Last yr i gave my car to someone to get the air checked and he filled it so much that it was around 45 on all tyres after i felt very unstable and wobbly drive.

So i have decided to buy air pressure gauge and do it myself.I have chosen followings and based on ur experience which one should i go for..

Thanx in advance.........

http://cgi.ebay.in/300-PSI-MULTI-PUR...QQcmdZViewItem

http://cgi.ebay.in/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...8&refwidgetloc=active_view_item&usedrule1=StoreCatToStoreCat&ref widgettype=cross_promot_widget
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Old 26th September 2006, 19:29   #131
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rsj they are some bad chinese products which dont last long ........not even a month....
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Old 26th September 2006, 19:41   #132
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Well I for one vouch for Pete's Air Checkers. Has made my life so much more easier. Every morning just have a look at all the tyres and find out whether pressure is ok or not.
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Old 26th September 2006, 20:21   #133
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Thanx LBM for not letting go my 1000rs go down the drain.

Vikram,any idea whats the price of these pete's air checkers and do these fill air also along with checking air pressure?
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How about 30psi in 145/80 r12s in my 800..?is it correct?
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Hi Guys,

Can you let me know a good place in bangalore to buy these air pressure checking instruments.

Thanks in advance
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