<VV> Tire size vs air pressure survey

Ron ronh at owt.com
Mon Dec 30 20:38:25 EST 2013

For at least the last 25 years I have been running 18 front and 28 rear in 
my sedans with no problems ever showing up and when I started driving early 
wagons I ran them two PSI higher.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Frank DuVal" <corvairduval at cox.net>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 5:27 PM
Subject: <VV> Tire size vs air pressure survey

> We all know what Chevy put on the glove box for OEM tires, but what do
> you run with larger tires, or stock sized radials?
> For years with 175 and 185 width radials, I ran 25 front, 35 rear, or
> close to those numbers. I recall a period of 22 front and 32 rear.
> On my daughter's LM, with 205/65R15 we have been running 25 front, 32
> rear or so. Wear seems fine (even) and steering effort is nice. These
> are on S-10 rims, great look (needed slight machining to fit).
> Note all these numbers are for street use, not racing. For auto crossing
> stock wheels/tires I always ran 30 psi front and 40 psi rear.
> So, what are you guys wearing as air pressure numbers?
> Frank DuVal
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