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  • Recent Forum Posts

    WoodstockJeff

    In the age of flat-tread bias-ply tires, you...

    In the age of flat-tread bias-ply tires, you could run a chalk line across the tread, roll the vehicle forward, and see if the chalk was cleaned off evenly. Chalk left on the edges meant over...

    WoodstockJeff Today, 08:27 AM Go to last post
    Trials

    Air pressure must be appropriate for the load...

    Air pressure must be appropriate for the load regardless of application, it's not a fixed specification. The tire pressure stamped on the tire is the maximum load that can be carried with acceptable...

    Trials Today, 08:16 AM Go to last post
    Sorg67

    Plus or minus 25% - Safe Plus or minus 10% -...

    Plus or minus 25% - Safe
    Plus or minus 10% - Pretty good
    Plus or minus 5% - Optimal
    Plus or minus 0% - Racing

    ?

    Sorg67 Today, 05:40 AM Go to last post
    Trials

    Yes :thumbsup: modern tires have a fairly wide...

    Yes :thumbsup: modern tires have a fairly wide range of acceptable operating pressures
    their load carry capability is dependent on the air pressure otherwise, you are only riding on the tire...

    Trials Yesterday, 11:45 AM Go to last post
    Sorg67

    What I am hearing is that being manic about tire...

    What I am hearing is that being manic about tire pressure is more of a performance and tire wear issue. You have to be pretty far off to create a significant safety issue. Fair summary?

    Sorg67 Yesterday, 11:08 AM Go to last post