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  • Benefits of Nitrogen...Yay or Nay?

  • …between standard air and nitrogen. The atmosphere is just under 80% nitrogen. Therefore, you are paying for that last 20%. Is it worth it? The difference between standard air and pure nitrogen basically comes down to predictability and air permeation. Pure nitrogen is more predictable in its…

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  • Why two valve stems on Kosei K1 wheel?

  • Our Kosei K1 TS has two valve stems and many customers ask why. They are located 180 degrees from each other. In racing, many teams use nitrogen. Nitrogen has larger molecules than ambient air and is less likely to "seep" through the pores in all tires. It also is less sensitive to…

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  • Nitrogen! The savior of my gas mileage?

  • …you can get all of these benefits without switching to nitrogen? Let’s take a step back for a minute and look at the difference between standard air and nitrogen. Roughly 80% of the makeup of common air in the atmosphere is nitrogen. So, you are paying for that last 20%. Is it worth it? When…

  • Do I Need Nitrogen in My Tires?

  • …needs to be very precise. We often get the question "Is nitrogen worth the money?" If you have the ability to fill your tires with nitrogen at no additional cost, and if the initial cost of the switch from air to nitrogen is minimal, we believe the benefits mentioned above are worth…

  • 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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  • Choosing the Optimum Damper for Your Vehicle | Tire Rack

  • …the rod entering the cylinder. This volume of oil is forced to flow through the bottom valve into the reservoir tube filled with air (1 bar) or nitrogen gas (4-8 bar). The resistance, encountered by the oil on passing through the footvalve, generates the bump damping. Rebound Stroke When the piston…

  • Care & Feeding of the Pirelli P Zero Corsa | Tire Rack

  • …Pirelli recommends using normal compressed air to inflate the tire, providing the above procedures are followed. Specialized gasses such as nitrogen are not required unless the air source suffers from excessive contamination of humidity. Always use a high quality air pressure gauge for consistent…

  • Air Pressure, Time Fluctuations | Tire Rack

  • …tire's inflation pressures will probably be 2 to 3 psi low. Tires are normally inflated with air (a combination of gasses comprised of about 78% nitrogen (N 2), 21% oxygen (O 2) and 1% argon (Ar) along with traces of other gasses) from the local gas station. Unfortunately, using air permits moisture…

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