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Old 05-30-2014, 09:03 AM   #11
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Do not go below the factory psi for the truck as you will have a warning light for low tire.
Um, no he won't. You do realize which section this is right?
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Lol, of all of the things that would be nice to have on an older truck Tire Pressure Monitoring system would be at the bottom of my list.
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Old 05-30-2014, 10:08 AM   #13
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Um, no he won't. You do realize which section this is right?
Just realized. Been trying to get a funeral figured out for my wife's grandpa. Mind is kind of somewhere else today. My bad.
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Old 05-30-2014, 01:01 PM   #14
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Lol, of all of the things that would be nice to have on an older truck Tire Pressure Monitoring system would be at the bottom of my list.
i agree. my car has it and the stupid light has been on for over two years even though the tire pressure is fine
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I always run 45 psi in my ford, and 75 psi in the dodge. Have you ever tried towing with low tire pressure? Lol it makes a huge difference. I always keep the tires aired up, towing or not. The ford has load range c tires, dodge has e.
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i agree. my car has it and the stupid light has been on for over two years even though the tire pressure is fine
My GF's caddy has it and when we got new tires we had to buy special ones that had a spot for the sensor. Then the shop didn't hook one sensor back up, broke one, they repaired for free but still just a HUGE hassle.
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My GF's caddy has it and when we got new tires we had to buy special ones that had a spot for the sensor. Then the shop didn't hook one sensor back up, broke one, they repaired for free but still just a HUGE hassle.
i had a shop try to reset it once and it didnt work so they said to ignore it because it's not worth the money for a new sensor
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I'm with Sean on this one, fill them to the MAX cold pressure or just under it. I check my pressure every week and it doesn't fluctuate too much but I've always been told "more psi for mpg and less for a smoother ride. Since I'd rather drag 1-2 mpg out of the truck rather than getting a mildly smoother ride I pump it up. Mine are kept between 45-50psi (50 being max cold).
You are also gonna wear your tires out fast. My tires are rated to 60PSI at max load. That max load is something like 4080/per tire. I don't know about you, but my truck and loads don't often come up to 16,000 lbs. And I I got 8000lbs on the front of my truck I have some serious problems. Cold tire pressure max is going to be way over inflated unless you are towing a lot. Then being closer to that might make sense. For everyday driving and off-road you would be better served with the chalk method. My tires run 44/40 front/rear based off this method.
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Old 05-31-2014, 01:36 AM   #19
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I run 40PSI on stock size LT tires with no abnormal wear. Also the Nitrogen is nice to have so I don't need to keep checking my pressures as temperature fluctuates.
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