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Old 29th December 2009, 11:49   #46
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I will get the pressure rechecked tomorrow at the pump. Typically the front wheels should have 2psi more since it's FWD ?
As in the BMW i maintain 32 at the back and 30 in the front.

My alignment seems to have gone for a toss, i have to hold the steering turned slightly to the right angle for the car to go straight.

I usually use JC auto in andheri for alignment and balancing. Any better options in bandra side? Typically what is the process to resolve the problem mentioned above? The balancing has been done and weights were added.
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Pumps are often known to have faulty gauges. I once filled air in my car at the BP pump near Juhu circle and I swore my tires looked underinflated despite me filling 32 all around.

I decided to go to my tire guy's place which is near Prithvi Theater. (You know how short that distance is) and noticed my that my tires were all filled with 29 psi.

I suggest you check your tire pressure with a reliable gauge after you've filled at the pump to see the pressure difference, then you can fill her up accordingly.

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Old 29th December 2009, 11:56   #47
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Yes gauges can be another reason and its always better to start with a higher pressure and then work downwards, till you hit the sweet spot.
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Old 29th December 2009, 12:45   #48
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33psi all round will be fine. 35psi rear as mentioned is with load in the rear. Since you don't drive with rear passengers 33psi front+rear is fine.

As for the alignment better get it done from Skoda as the alignment shop you go to may not have the correct values for the Superb. Moreover if the rear suspension is multi-link then you need to do front and rear alignment.
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Old 5th January 2010, 03:53   #49
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@sahil whats the update? You tried filling air in the tyres from elsewhere?
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@sahil whats the update? You tried filling air in the tyres from elsewhere?
Ya i filled it at my regular pump. They don't look as deflated now with 32psi.
But the ride quality is not all that much better now in comparison to the NCT5.

Our second superb is coming this weekend, I think I am just gonna switch those with Yoko A-drives instead. Have them on my Altis and I think I prefer them to the LC's.
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Ya i filled it at my regular pump. They don't look as deflated now with 32psi.
But the ride quality is not all that much better now in comparison to the NCT5.

Our second superb is coming this weekend, I think I am just gonna switch those with Yoko A-drives instead. Have them on my Altis and I think I prefer them to the LC's.
Bro go for yoko decibel series, i have them on my fl laura. they are excellent, perfect balance for handling & comfort, you will love them, 32psi is too much for the superb if its not full loaded..

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How you should NOT upgrade alloys on a Superb. Or "Look Ma, it's a Merc. Really"

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I booked the Skoda Superb 1.8 TSI A/T today. It comes with Goodyear 205/55/R16 tyres NCT5. Should I switch to some other make as soon as I take delivery of the car?

I can't locate the post where I had posted a similar question in January/February before I made the booking. One informative person had suggested Conti CPC2?

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Conti CPC2 is the best option for oyu. Switch immediately as you get a decent buyback on your old tyres.
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Conti CPC2 is the best option for oyu. Switch immediately as you get a decent buyback on your old tyres.
Thanks, once again. Can you please share with me as to why the CPC2 will be best for the car?
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Conti CPC2 is the best option for oyu. Switch immediately as you get a decent buyback on your old tyres.
Skoda dealer says that Michelin Pilot Preceda may be a better option to the CPC2. He says that earlier the Laura used to come with the Conti tyres and they were not very successful.
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Pilot Preceda isnt available anymore.

And Lauras never came with Contis. Some VWs came with ContiSportContact3s. These failed because the sidewalls were too soft. Now, all VWs come with Conti CPC2s or NCT5s.
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Pilot Preceda isnt available anymore.

And Lauras never came with Contis. Some VWs came with ContiSportContact3s. These failed because the sidewalls were too soft. Now, all VWs come with Conti CPC2s or NCT5s.
You are right. The tyre dealer too said that Michelin Pilot Preceda has been discontinued and he instead offered me the Michelin Premium(?) for Rs 13000 after taking away my Goodyear's. For the CPC2 he now wants 8000 extra. So it is the CPC2 is it?
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Nikhilb2008/others, as I am getting the Superb 1.8 TSI, should I go for the Michelin Primacy LC or CPC2 205/55/R16? Or should I go for CPC2 215/50/R16 or even Michelin in this size?
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