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Old 02-06-2013, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by mama_jo's View Post
Boy, do i feel stupid. After having the tires rotated and aligned, and back again to have the electric steering stops reset, steering aligned, and software re-learned, and still not getting any satisfaction, I decided to get out the tire gauge. My fronts and rears were about 3-4 lbs low. so i filled them up to the recommended 32 front, 35 rear. voila! The car handles better, rides better, steering is WAY better. no more front end roll and wallow on seams and rough roads. Much more fun to drive. i wonder if i should bump it up a pound or two above recommended??
Always the obvious gets overlooked I guess but good to know. I wonder if RFT (if you still have them) are more sensitive to air pressure. If what you say is true, I can imagine riding on a punctured RFT could be interesting. Anyway, if you look on the plate inside the driver's door there are air pressures listed for higher speeds, so bumping up a little bit probably would not hurt.
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