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What psi should i run?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by TacoTRD420, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. Sep 10, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    chris4x4

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  2. Sep 14, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    I find this comment amusing. In the Toyota Tacoma Owners manual (and inside the door jam) it specifies 29 PSI for the front and 32 PSI in the rear. AMAZING!

    It actually makes a difference for me. If I run the factory PSI (29 in front and 32 in the rear) I get a very nice ride. When I run 32 PSI all the way around it's a bit stiffer ride.
     
  3. Sep 14, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    Nice ride, but I found it murdered my MPG when I did it. I put mine back up to 45psi.
    I don't mind the harsher ride. And it's only going to get worse when I get my Duratracs in 285x75x16. They only come in E load.
    Super over kill, but I want those tires and IW ant 285. Should ride slightly rougher than the Flintstones' car.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Sep 14, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    Freakin' Hilarious! That picture made me laugh! :D
     
  5. Sep 16, 2009 at 9:23 PM
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    ya Im running 44psi all around with these load E dura tracs but it still rides smoother and nicer than the stock bfg rugged trails
     
  6. Oct 10, 2009 at 9:28 AM
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    cool ,thank's for that new method, for me...:) let's try it out....
     
  7. Oct 14, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    only drawback to the chalk method is the damn snow up here in Canada right now!
     
  8. Nov 10, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    does running 40+ psi in load e tires help with mileage?? I've got load e terra grapplers in 275/70/18
     
  9. Nov 10, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    Probably not. They just have the extra PSI for heavier vehicles carrying heavier loads. On a Taco all it will do is cause you to shrink ½" from your spine compressing due to the rough ride. You'll just get a nice uneven wear at that PSI.
     
  10. Nov 10, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    any other opinions?
     
  11. Nov 19, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    So my tires suggest 35-40psi.. ive found that 38ish gets me the best milageage.. but for some reason my low psi light is on in the dash??? any suggestions or ideas of why?
     
  12. Nov 19, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    i will.. thanks
     
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  15. Nov 19, 2009 at 11:36 PM
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    I have the same problem here. Wish I would have known this sooner. Would have done it before the snow got here...
     
  16. Dec 9, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    Very true, the recommended PSI makes the ride great!! It made vehicle feel like new, a much better improvement than the 5100's I installed.
     
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    i have kumho 285/70 and the tire shop i went to(actually knew what they were doing, not a stupid shop,) calculated off a tire handbook and set my tires to around 26/27
     
  18. Jan 6, 2010 at 11:07 PM
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    I've tried the chalk thing and it wears out at high psi so i tried low and still almost all chalk is gone lol so anyone run bfg at lol ??????
     
  19. Jan 7, 2010 at 4:14 AM
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    If you lowered the PSI and all the chalk wore off evenly- You are at nearly the right PSI...
     
  20. Jan 15, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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    I run my 265/70/17 duratracs at 45. I don't care about the ride comfort its a truck not a bently
     
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