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    Just looking on the Vredestein website, and it says for the tyres I have for the Vectra I should be running the below PSI

    Ultrac Sessanta 225/45 ZR 17 94 Y XL 42 PSI 45 PSI
    Does that seem a little high?

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    i have 225/45/17 and i am running 32 all round mate i have bridgestones on mine

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    shouldnt it be more round the 35 mark

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    i put 32 in cold which when they warm up goes around 36 ish mate yea, only should be more if full load i think but chack the back of the hand book mate

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    35 cold all round

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    na not according to the garages round my way and i used to work in one of them

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    Yeah, I'm running 34 front and back at the minute, just thought I'd double check as the pressure they list on their site seems really high.

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    no way 40 odd, thats way to high if you ask me and if you hit a pot hole too hard you will blow the tyre as to much presure and the wall wont flex like its meant to

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    As some of the other posts in this thread, I am also running 32 psi all round, as specified in the handbook.

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    rule of thumb for tyre pressures is......
    double the rim size and add 2lb..

    16 x 2 = 32 + 2 = 34
    17 x 2 = 34 + 2 = 36
    18 x 2 = 36 + 2 = 38
    19 x 2 = 38 + 2 = 40
    etc etc etc....

    i have 18's and they are 38lb all around....
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