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    Question Tyre pressure

    In this freezing cold weather does tyre pressure make a difference?
    Need to make any adjustment or just put in what you normal would do?


    Oooops put in wrong section
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    i keep my snowies 42 at front and 38 rear

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    I've lowered mine a tad, and it seems okay, but heard it doesn't make much difference and people say to keep it the same. As long as you check it on a regular basis and it's as it should then it should be fine, I believe the pressure changes slightly with the temperature though sure someone can give more info on this

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    Same as normal. I never change mine.

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    I'd keep them inflated like normal. If it gets really bad you could lower the pressure in the tyres right down to get you out of a sticky situation depending on which wheels you have. I did this in my Corsa last year, just blew them up again with one of those 12 volt cigarette lighter air compressors straight after.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ademusic View Post
    I've lowered mine a tad, and it seems okay, but heard it doesn't make much difference and people say to keep it the same. As long as you check it on a regular basis and it's as it should then it should be fine, I believe the pressure changes slightly with the temperature though sure someone can give more info on this
    Correct, the hotter the tyre the more pressurised the air inside is. That's why you're supposed to check your tyre pressure when they're cold.

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    johns also a 42 front 38 rear kinda guy lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by carlsondavid33 View Post
    i keep my snowies 42 at front and 38 rear

    Same as mine, mate.

    BTW, How do you find your's handles with the extra pressure?

    EDIT: Just seen your last post. You must be telepathic. LOL

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    I keep mine normal - especially with low profiles. I would say its dangerous no matter what to have incorrectly inflated tyres.

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    yes john mate seems to handle alot better but then again when i checked i was running bout 25ish each corner lol, regular checks now tho

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