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Old 02-08-2007, 10:22 AM   #11
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what is rated on the drivers dorr (30psi) is the optimum tire pressure for safety, tire life and fuel milage
Tell that to owners of those Ford Explorers that had the blowouts.
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what is rated on the drivers dorr (30psi) is the optimum tire pressure for safety, tire life and fuel milage
Tell that to owners of those Ford Explorers that had the blowouts.
that was a tire issue, not pressure
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I run 35psi, and I still think that'* too low, at least by how the tires look.

A friend of mine asked me if he should fill his to 44, because that'* what his max pressure ON THE TIRES said
They look low because most of us are running with Low profile tires.. I'd say do not surpass 34-35 Psi

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I run 32 in front and 35 in rear.

I like the little extra grippy feedback from less pressure up front.
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what is rated on the drivers dorr (30psi) is the optimum tire pressure for safety, tire life and fuel milage
Tell that to owners of those Ford Explorers that had the blowouts.
that was a tire issue, not pressure
Not from what I've read. I read that part of the problem was the Ford had put the suggested tire pressure too low to prevent roll overs, which resulted in underinflated tires.
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what is rated on the drivers dorr (30psi) is the optimum tire pressure for safety, tire life and fuel milage
Tell that to owners of those Ford Explorers that had the blowouts.
that was a tire issue, not pressure
Not from what I've read. I read that part of the problem was the Ford had put the suggested tire pressure too low to prevent roll overs, which resulted in underinflated tires.

then why were the tires recalled and NOT the door sticker. The tires were recalled by Firestone NOT Ford
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Don't ask me, I'm not intimate with the situation. All I know is that I've read numerous times that Firestone has said their tires were not faulty, and that they blame Ford that the Explorer itself is the problem, along with underinflation of the tires.

I tend to think they are both at fault, but that wasn't my point. I'm just saying that the sticker may not necessarily be right. I've read of many people running their tires higher than the sticker with no troubles, and increase mileage.
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Well, you can go a few psi over (cold) the recommended inflation pressure on driver door. Remember inflation pressure increases 4-5 psi when tires heat up.
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