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what tire psi

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by graphicideas1, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:08 PM
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    graphicideas1

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    I installed new rims / tires and lift. I have Nitto 285/70 -17 Terra grapplers. What psi should I keep the tires at?
     
  2. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:10 PM
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    What Brock said- Search the site for the chalk line test...Follow those directions and you'll be all set!!
     
  3. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  4. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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  5. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    But I included a link :cool:
     
  6. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    Chalk test :cool:
     
  7. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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  8. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:14 PM
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    With these tires on 100's of trucks on this forum I was hopeing for input from other who already have made adjustments
     
  9. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    Sooo...Work harder and slower??
     
  10. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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    You can run a basic random PSI if you want, but every truck is going to be different weight wise, so to get the best wear for YOUR truck, the chalk method is the most accurate.
     
  11. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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    Accurate. :cool:
     
  12. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    100's of trucks aren't loaded the same way yours is loaded in the environment yours is in. And 100's of trucks have worn theirs down and have tires from different times of year/with minor differences in specific compounds.

    You gotta put in the time to make sure you are getting the best wear out of your tires.
     
  13. Apr 18, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    Good thinking, in fact with 100s of trucks on here running that size, it's even possible someone has asked this before.
     
  14. Apr 18, 2011 at 6:39 PM
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