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Tire Pressure

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by skink4president, Aug 27, 2006.

  1. skink4president

    skink4president Registered Member

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    What kind of pressure are you guys running on the road? Currently, I'm running around 35 PSI in my 32x11.50R15 (daily driven '73 K5).

    With gas prices the way they are, I'm wondering if uping the pressure wouldn't net me another 1/4 mpg;)
     
  2. fabjunkie

    fabjunkie 1/2 ton status

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    You've got to watch the max psi for your tires. I run about 22psi with 36x12.50 SX for a full contact patch.
     
  3. Chevy305

    Chevy305 6 Lug 14bsf Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I run 35-40 psi on my BFG A/Ts 35x12.5 R15. They say max load of X lbs at 35psi. So I run them at or just above that.
     
  4. pauly383

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    I ran between 28 and 32 in my 33's depending on load , made a better ride . Anything below 28 with the 33's and she handled weird , like a tire real low feels .

    I run whatever Discount put in my new 35's . The 35's seem to ride better aired up , must be more air in a bigger tire :)
     
  5. sope

    sope 1/2 ton status

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    On pavement I run my 38" TSL's at 25PSI. I chalk checked it and this is full contact patch.
     

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