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What is the Recommended Tire Pressure for New Tires?

What is the Recommended Tire Pressure for New Tires?


…pressure for the tires. Using the vehicle's weight capacity for each axle and other considerations, the manufacturer can best calculate the psi needed to ensure the tire handles and performs well. All too often, many drivers and mechanics assume the maximum tire pressure listed on the tire's sidewall is what…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Size Conversion Chart


psi P185/75R14 25.0" 7.2" 1290 lbs @ 35 psi Alpha numeric tire sizes were introduced as Original Equipment in the late 60s and became widely used in the early 70s. These tires were identified with a letter which indicated the tire's load capacity, followed by an "R" if radial ply construction, the tire's

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure - Correct, Underinflated & Overinflated


tire can't maintain its shape and becomes flatter than intended while in contact with the road. If a vehicle's tires are underinflated by only 6 psi it could lead to tire failure. Additionally, the tire's tread life could be reduced by as much as 25%. Lower inflation pressure will allow the tire to…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure: When & How to Set


…could be the cause of measured tire pressure exceeding the maximum psi branded on the tire's sidewall by the 2, 4 or 6 psi indicated above for the various conditions. This temporary pressure increase is expected and designed into the tire's capabilities. Note: Tires on a parked vehicle exposed to direct…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Inflation Pressure


tire's bead (adjacent to the wheel) indicating the appropriate value. Because tires are global products, their maximum inflation pressure is branded on the tire in kilopascals (kPa) and pounds per square inch (psi). These values can also be found in the industry's tire load & inflation charts. More Tire

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(PDF Document: Michelin_Care_and_Feeding.pdf)


…Performance sport tires. STREET LEGAL, COMPETITION READY. a DoT-approved competition tire, the michelin Pilot sport cup tire offers extreme cornering grip and consistent lap times. GENERAL PRESSURE GUIDELINES TEMPERATURE vS. PRESSURE a tire's pressure is dependent on its temperature. if the tire temperature…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained


psi Extra Load (XL) 41 psi Light Truck Load Range C (LRC) 50 psi Load Range D (LRD) 65 psi Load Range E (LRE) 80 psi P-metric tires used on passenger cars and station wagons are rated to carry 100% of the load indicated on the tire's sidewall (or listed for the tire in industry load/inflation charts)…

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Tire Tech Information - Trailer Tires vs. Passenger Vehicle Tires


Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety Recalls Tire Size Conversion Chart

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure, Time Fluctuations


Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety Recalls Tire Size Conversion Chart

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure/Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving (R-Speed Rated Tires)


Tire 35 psi O.E. Example mph hm/h psi bar % of value branded on sidewall psi lbs. 100 160 0 0 100% 35 1000 106 170 1 0.06 100% 36 1000 112 180 2 0.12 100% 37 1000 Note: Never exceed the maximum cold inflation pressure branded on the tire's sidewall. More Speed Rating Charts * S-Speed Rated Tires *…
 

Tire Tech Information - Clearing the Air About Nitrogen Tire Inflation


Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety Recalls Tire Size Conversion Chart

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Winter Tech - Air Pressure / Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving


…the tire's sidewall. If a vehicle's horsepower and top speed are increased significantly, confirm that the required adjustments are made to the tire pressure and/or load conditions beyond the vehicle manufacturer's recommendations using the following charts. R-Speed Rated Tires U-Speed Rated Tires V-Speed…

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