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    i have a set of 225/40/18 fitted i was wondering what tyre pressure they should have cos local garage reckon bout 35 psi i reckon thats to high for low profile . Oh and just fitted hid lights finally what a difference with 8k

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    I asked this question a while ago, as I have the same tyre size. Most people recomended 40 psi.

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    Depends what engine/bodyshape your car is. Post up and someone will help

    Rough rule of thumb is twice the rim size, so approx 36psi for 18's.

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    Yep - 42/40 probably is right for the V6 auto hatch - but will be way too high for smaller engines.

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    Sheesh, I dunno - offer to help and they log off!

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    Have mine on 32 psi and i have the 1.8 engine......

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