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Offline fulmine

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Tyres pressure
« on: Friday,May 06, 2016, 01:37:51 AM »
With standard sizes of my TC, 175/17r13 and 185/70r13, what cold pressure do you suggest?
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Offline jbcollier

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Re: Tyres pressure
« Reply #1 on: Friday,May 06, 2016, 06:35:49 AM »
Stock settings or for track day/racing?  I ask because you have posted in the racing section but racers virtually never run stock tire sizes.

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Re: Tyres pressure
« Reply #2 on: Friday,May 06, 2016, 08:43:45 AM »
I thought the tyre pressures were on a sticker in the glove box in the dashboard.

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Re: Tyres pressure
« Reply #3 on: Friday,May 06, 2016, 09:27:26 AM »
I can't give a specific recommendation but here are some data points for street use:

I run 195/50-15 on the front and 205/50-15 on the rear and Richard recommended 15-18 psi on the front and 24-26 psi on the rear.

I've attached a screen shot of the recommendations from the TC owner's manual.

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Re: Tyres pressure
« Reply #4 on: Friday,May 06, 2016, 02:04:53 PM »
Sorry for wrong section  :newhere:
I'm talking about fast road use....i think stock pressures are ok. Thanks
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Re: Tyres pressure
« Reply #5 on: Friday,May 06, 2016, 02:26:50 PM »
No worries fulmine! Happy motoring!