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Just wondering what you guys are running for tire pressure?
 

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I have 205/50/15's and I'm running 36f/34r. It feels like the ass wants to swing if I push it but I haven't had the opertunity to test the limits yet.

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I use 42/38 for auto-x, and street it feels fine. very neutral I have Dunlop sp8000 195/55/14 cant wait to get it done tommorrow with the AGX,I bent the stocker and the control arm too.
 

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Well i have pirelli p4000's and they are set 35/35 at the moment. they put them that way to set the bead when i bought them. and havent had time to set them to where i want. i usualy run stock 32/28 i think. what ever the door plate says. and all i do is highway miles seems like no racing so its nice
 

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I usually run 38 front/34 rear. I'm running 215/40zr16's. Now if you're roadracing you need to start with an even lower air pressure because as your tread heats up it builds air pressure in the tire, I've seen increases as much as 8 psi! Running around with tires that have 45+ psi is scary! Usually when roadracing, everytime I pit between sessions, I check air pressure and readjust it.

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what's a good tire pressure to run for street driving (and racing
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I run about 38-f and 34-r on my 205/40/17s.
feels good, is good

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On the street> 36f/34r but when I go to the strip> 26f/42r. I ran a [email protected] w/ this.


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Yoko A509s with 35psi all around- got 38K out of the last set (mostly highway) rotating them every 6K.
 
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you guys sure 36/38 would be safe? the tires say that max pressure = 50psi, and -14 is a lot.

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That should be safe. Be ware tho when you have the rears set high they like to spin.

One day I had my avs's set at 40 in the rear because I forgot to let the air out from my runs at the strip the night before and while brining someone for a joy ride on an off ramp I spun big time. Me and the kid thought we were going to die !MAN WAS IT FUN! I was also doing 70 and it was a off camber turn..the kind you read about in storys like this


Anyway keep the rear away from 40psi(except on the autox course
) Just a reminder this frekin cold weather make tires like to lose grip too... I'll write about that one later.

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Also remember, that are cars are fairly light, so 38 psi is plenty. When you start getting into heavier cars, or heavier loads, that's when you need to run 45+ psi. If you run mid to high 40's on our cars, they're going to feel really loose and a loss of traction as well. The reason for this is that there is so much air in the tire that you kind of become high-centered. Which means less of a contact patch.

IMHO.....later
 
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thanks guys...i'll set them down. makes sense.

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on my stock POS RE92's (yea i drive a MY00 2.5 RS)

on the street 35psi front and rear.

for autocross..58psi front and 48 rear.

the RE92's are know for sidewall roll and this was the only way to get any good response out of em.

I plan to use race rubbers on em this coming year so we'll see how that works.

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