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  • Under Pressure?

  • …their tires. Load capacity, traction control and temperature durability are all critical factors when selecting your tires. However, none of these performance aspects matter if you do not maintain the correct tire inflation (PSI) for the tires on your vehicle. Ensuring that you have the correct PSI…

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  • Facts and Myths About Nitrogen Inflated Tires

  • …your tires with nitrogen. Fact: Air that we breath and put into our tires is roughly 78% nitrogen. This is correct. Tires are typically inflated with air that's a combination of approximately 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% miscellaneous gases. Myth: Using pure nitrogen in tires will increase…

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  • Got a flat? Make sure it's repaired correctly.

  • …a dead tire. Provided it gets repaired correctly (and quickly, if you drive a steel belted radial). In the picture below, you can see that the puncture wound is completely filled to close the inner liner. This reestablishes an airtight seal and allows the tire to hold correct inflation. Essentially,…

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  • Under Pressure!

  • …on a cold inflation reading. It is always best to check tire pressures first thing in the morning before driving the vehicle. This is the point when you will find the truest reads and can maximize the pressure settings on all corners of the vehicle Maintaining the correct tire inflation rates will…

  • Checking Tire Pressure

  • …of 280 tires checked were correctly inflated! For more information on checking tire pressure, read: “We’re Checking Who’s Checking Tire Pressures” NOTE: Tire Rack offers air gauges from Intercomp and Accutire to help ensure your automobile tires are always properly inflated.

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