<VV> tire inflation question - generic; could be for Corvair...
ronh at owt.com
Fri Oct 4 14:00:46 EDT 2013
The maximum pressure listed on the tire is the maximum safe pressure and is
analogous to the maximum speed of the car and makes no sense for daily
usage. The car manufacturer lists the correct pressure for the weight and
design of that particular car. Certainly the same applies for your Corvair
where if you inflate the tires to the maximum allowable pressure, you have a
vehicle that will handle dangerously. My Crossfire lists a maximum speed of
149 mph in the owners manual. That does not suggest that that is the speed
you should be driving it at.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kinzelman, Andy" <akinzelm at greatnortherncorp.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Friday, October 04, 2013 9:07 AM
Subject: <VV> tire inflation question - generic; could be for Corvair...
> The tire inflation specs on a car show the recommended pressure for the
> tires originally supplied. A family member has a Subaru which shows 32F /
> 30R. The tires she has on it are rated 44 PSI max. My guess is she
> should use higher pressures than shown on the sticker (gut feeling 37F /
> 34R). Any suggestions, advice, or warnings?
> Andy K.
> This message was sent by the VirtualVairs mailing list, all copyrights are
> the property
> of the writer, please attribute properly. For help,
> mailto:vv-help at corvair.org
> This list sponsored by the Corvair Society of America,
> Post messages to: VirtualVairs at corvair.org
> Change your options:
More information about the VirtualVairs