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Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 9:50 pm 
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just out of curiousity, what sort of pressures are ppl running in their 17x8's or close to?

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 5:43 am 
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40psi

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 7:48 am 
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I am running 38psi in the front, 35 in the rear

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 2:32 pm 
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35-36psi.

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:42 pm 
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I used to run 36psi in my previous 2 cars which had 17's

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:51 pm 
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35-38psi

 

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Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:54 pm 
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i run 35psi but i have 15"
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Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:57 pm 
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Well depends on what you are using the car for.

Genrall driving, about 40 psi to save fuel.

But If I go to a rack day I drop mine down to about 28 psi rear, 26 psi front.
The car handles way better, grips more in the corners instead of sliding.

But I recon the wear rate would be much higher.
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