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PSI help

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 808Bradah, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. Oct 16, 2012 at 4:49 PM
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    808Bradah

    808Bradah [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I recently picked up some stock x runner tires and rims 255/45/18 bridgestone potenza and I was wondering what PSI should I run them on my 2wd access cab non prerunner?
     
  2. Oct 16, 2012 at 4:51 PM
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    Probably stock for your truck but a chalk test will help.
     
  3. Oct 16, 2012 at 4:54 PM
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    so look on the tag on the side of my door frame for the psi for my stock tires and use that? my stock tires are 215/70/15
     
  4. Oct 16, 2012 at 4:55 PM
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    Use that as a starting point for the chalk test.
     
  5. Oct 16, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    Mm ic, kk thanks. Also I happen to look on the tire and it has the max psi, should I just run the max psi that it says on the tire? I don't got chalk :(
     
  6. Oct 16, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    Take a look at the sticker in the door jamb and see what it says for tire pressure. That's one option.

    Another option is the chalk test...I'd use that for maximum traction.

    Another option is to go several PSI over what's on the door jamb, for better fuel economy, but at the expense of a slightly harsher ride.

    Try all of them (a few days each) and see what you like. Just remember to adjust your pressure when the tires are cold and haven't been sitting in the sun, so there is some consistency in comparison.
     
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    Take a look at the sticker in the door jamb and see what it says for tire pressure. That's one option.

    Another option is the chalk test...I'd use that for maximum traction.

    Another option is to go several PSI over what's on the door jamb, for better fuel economy, but at the expense of a slightly harsher ride.

    Try all of them (a few days each) and see what you like. Just remember to adjust your pressure when the tires are cold and haven't been sitting in the sun, so there is some consistency in comparison.
     
  8. Oct 17, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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