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Old 05-29-2003, 08:59 AM
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Question Guys, I am running 33.5/40 psi...

I am running 33.5 in the front and 40 in the rear on my 18" Pilot Sports. I am usually the only one in my car so is that okay or what do you recommend?

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Old 05-29-2003, 09:01 AM
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that's a recipe for massive understeer.

Most folks run equal pressures, if not a bit higher in front vs rear.

try 36/34 or 37/36 or something like that
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I second atyclb's comment. I always run at least 2PSI higher in the front to reduce understeer -- something that RWD cars are known for.
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Old 05-29-2003, 09:54 AM
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I second atyclb's comment. I always run at least 2PSI higher in the front to reduce understeer -- something that RWD cars are known for.
thanks guys
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Old 05-29-2003, 07:21 PM
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I second atyclb's comment. I always run at least 2PSI higher in the front to reduce understeer -- something that RWD cars are known for.
i never knew rwd cars were known for understeer. i always thought fwd was synonomous with understeer.
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Old 06-04-2003, 08:03 PM
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The RWD's I've driven can power oversteer, which is why I like them, rather than FWD. I've always autocrossed (various RWD cars) with more in back than front. My street car (330ci w/sport) owner's manual calls for 5lbs more in back than in front.
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