<VV> tire pressure - was wobble

J R Read_HML hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 15 14:16:15 EST 2007

Good point, Seth.  I was thinking "stock"ish classes when I wrote that. 
Street tires.
Later, JR

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Sethracer at aol.com>
To: <hmlinc at sbcglobal.net>; <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 1:13 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> tire pressure - was wobble

> In a message dated 11/15/2007 10:55:22 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> hmlinc at sbcglobal.net writes:
> The  autocrossers (for the race) will go to 40psi all the way around.  So,
> what (if anything) does that say?
> Most new autocross tires, whether DOT "hot spec" autocross tires or even 
> the
> newer slicks run a lot less pressure than that these days. Pressure is
> commensurate with load on the tire - which also depends on the size of the 
> tire
> and the footprint. Now, on a street tire, the higher pressure helps 
> maintain the
> pattern on the ground, but for correct pressures, visual inspection of the
> contact patch is the best guideline. - Seth

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