What Tire Pressure Are You Guys Running?

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  1. Sonic04GT

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    Been meaning to ask this for a while. Door says 32psi I believe but that seems kind of high. So what are you guys doing front and back?

    I think my rears were around 25 and fronts around 27-28.
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    Tire size makes a difference. A wider tire has a larger contact patch and will need a lower tire pressure. The factory pressure will work well with a stock width tire. Your pressures sound about right for a car with wider tires, like maybe 275s up front and 295s out back.
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    Currently 275's up front and will soon switch from 315's to 295's in the back. Thanks for the input.
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    295s at 30psi. 265s at 34 psi. on 18s.
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    Im running 25psi all around on my staggered 17x10.5in setup.

    Correction now Im running 32psi after looking at all the responses...:D
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    32 psi all around, stock sized tires for now.
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    36 in my 275 Nittos. I hear people tell me all the time that that's too much, but my current set is wearing as evenly as I think is possible, and they've got 35k miles on them now with at least another 10k left. :shrug:
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    I have stock size so, I run the factory specs.
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    32 lbs all around. 245's front/315's rear.
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    SRT Handz I tripped & fell down and cut myself & got blood

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    36 all around. Best setting for MPG and Handling. Even the stock setting recommended is 34. I am OCD about my tire pressures.
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    I'll probably raise them up a little closer to 30.
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    Usually 36-38psi up front (245/45/17) and 32-34psi out back (315 Sumitomos) and they honestly would wear better at 28-30psi.
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    I'm running 35 all around as well on stock size. Get pretty good MPG out of that. I do notice that as the tires lose pressure, mileage certainly suffers. Getting about 21 mpg (combined) right now on 35 psi. Possibly more since spark plugs were changed; haven't yet gone through a full tank after the plug change.

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