tire pressure

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Thu Sep 2 13:25:56 EDT 2004

At 11:15 AM -0400 9/2/04, feelstranger wrote:
>I have looked in all the usual places for the tire pressure sticker 
>on my car to no avail (gas door, under hood, door jambs..)
>The manual says look in gas door flap as does Bentley...
>So, what are the recommended tire pressures for Avants?
>FWIW, the PO put 225's on the stock BBS and I assume there should be 
>a difference for tire size.
>suggestions for this?

>>  For me, life's too short and roads are too pot-holed to go near 40 
>>psi for routine driving. Even for track-event use, I've been 
>>finding 35-36 psi to be an acceptable (cold) pressure.

Rather than "pot-holed" I should have simply said "rough roads". Bad 
pot-holing is probably a good reason to avoid pressure that is too 
low--as it can lead to possible wheel damage.

BTW, as Henry already has mentioned, Audi's recommendation is for 
same pressure F and R.


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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