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    Default What tyre pressure for 225/45/17?

    Just hammered my wallet for 4 new tyres.

    I went from standard 215's up to 225/45/17's.

    For those who have made this very common switch to the new size/profile, what pressures do you recommend I run them at?.

    Thanks.

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    Check your manual. According to mine (prefacelift) in nearly all cases no change in recommended pressure from 215's to 225's on 17 inchers. I have same pressure in my 215's on the front and 225's at the rear (35 all round) and they feel just fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john_k_sri View Post
    Check your manual. According to mine (prefacelift) in nearly all cases no change in recommended pressure from 215's to 225's on 17 inchers. I have same pressure in my 215's on the front and 225's at the rear (35 all round) and they feel just fine.
    Not quite

    Here's an extract from the Vectra 2007 manual (CDTI's not in 2003 manual):


    Attachment 13412
    Hope it helps
    Last edited by john_k_sri; 29th October 2008 at 11:31.

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    Cheers for the info guys, appreciate it.

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