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    On my 3.0l v6 i have some 225/45/18 what pressure should i run, at the mo its on 32 all round but the inner and outer edges on the front ones are worn badly(poss to low pressure)
    any ideas as i've been tld different pressures by many people.

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    Mine were at 32psi all round too, so i put them up to 35psi as advised by members on here...

    How many miles have you done on the wheels??

    Has it been 4 wheel aligned??

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    tyres have done about 11,000 miles the car was 4 wheel alined and the camber was done about 20,000 ago but another set of rear tyres have gone!!!!! new shocks to be fitted soon and have the camber done again.

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    I run my 18" snowflakes at 35psi all round. Seems bang on to me. I was running them at 32psi but they were biting quite a bit.

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    Vx recommend 35 front & 38 rear for 3.0V6, are your running with XL or standard tyres?

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