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X3 F25 (2011 - current)
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Old 04-01-2013, 06:10 AM
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18" tires pressure setting

I am just wondering what pressure setting everyone is using for the oem 18" pirelli tires. I have it set to the door sticker, 32 lbs front and 34 rear and the handling is a bit sluggish. I am thinking about increseing it a couple of pounds. Anyone in here running higher than factory recommanded tire pressure? if so, what are the results? Thank You.
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Old 04-01-2013, 08:49 AM
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I typically run my tires at +2 over the door sticker. The ride feels a wee bit stiffer, but nowhere near the difference that putting DHP into Sport mode does. Th

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I typically run my tires at +2 over the door sticker. The ride feels a wee bit stiffer, but nowhere near the difference that putting DHP into Sport mode does. Th
Does the steering or handling change at all with the +2 psi setting?
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Yes, to a small amount, but, like the ride, nowhere near what DHP and Sports mode do.
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:47 AM
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I typically run my tires at +2 over the door sticker.
I also found the factory pressure a bit soft and I now too run at +2 and it's much better!
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