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Old 07-10-2006, 12:45 PM   #21
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You'd use the max pressure when the tires are near the max weight limit. The weight limit is probably around 1500 lbs/tire. If your car & cargo/passengers weighs 6,000 lbs then you'd want to use max pressure. It sounds like we're not going to convince you to drop the pressure. Call any tire dealer & ask them what pressure to run. I'll bet if you call ten that none will tell you to use the max.
Possibly 1,500 lbs for the front no way for the rear. The winter time is the only season that I can see me dropping preassure or ceartin activies like going to the track. Does Walmart count for a tire dealer?
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You'd use the max pressure when the tires are near the max weight limit. The weight limit is probably around 1500 lbs/tire. If your car & cargo/passengers weighs 6,000 lbs then you'd want to use max pressure. It sounds like we're not going to convince you to drop the pressure. Call any tire dealer & ask them what pressure to run. I'll bet if you call ten that none will tell you to use the max.
If your cargo and passengers weigh 6000 pounds youre probably pretty close to overloading the vehicle if you havent already. The GVWR is usually in the 4ks or low 5ks, so putting 6000 lbs on the car is probably not recommended anyway.

I will continue to run about 45 psi in my tires, If i ran 30 I honestly think my front sidewalls would be rubbing on corners, because theyre pretty pooched out already, but I know thats just the nature of radial tires.
Thats what I was saying about the handling side of it. Compleately agree
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I'm shocked that there are 2 members here running pressures that high. What ever made you guys decide to inflate 10+ pounds over manufactuers recommendation? I wonder how much difference your 60 -0 stopping distance would be with 45 vs 35 psi. Hint hint.
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why is it so hard to follow what the sticker on the door says.....
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i run my tires somewhere in the range of 30-35....35 being the tire specs, 30 being pontiac'* specs
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why is it so hard to follow what the sticker on the door says.....
i have no idea...

apparently me and ted and many others dont know what we are talking abou....
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2) What tires do you reccomend that are pretty decent? I have lemans right now
Let'* give the PSI talk a rest. Pontiac'* recommendation is in the owners manual and on the door sticker.

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i am in Love with the Goodyear Triple Tread Assurance....Great in the Dry and even better in the rain
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