[Vwdiesel] Tire pressure
vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 14 22:36:01 EDT 2006
The Car Talk guys addressed this to a caller once.
They said that (assuming you are going by the max)
fill the tire up cold. The stamped Max pressure takes
into account the pressure expansion when the tire
--- James Hansen <jhsg at sasktel.net> wrote:
> You want to watch that your hot pressures do not go
> above the do not
> exceed level as stamped on the tire. You will gain a
> few pounds pressure
> on a warm day driving on pavement verus checking
> them cool.
> If you can stand the ride, harder gives less rolling
> Might try a couple pounds more on the EV, they will
> run cooler and may
> last better.
> If you go through front brake pads like socks, be
> sure the rears are
> doing their job. (watch for the front dropping on
> braking- it should
> normally, but not excessively which indicates the
> rear brakes are not
> braking as well as they should.)
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