Tag: air pressure

13 Posts

Sep 01, 1997

Is paying $100 to fill your tires with nitrogen for longer lasting air pressure a great idea...or a scam?

Dear Car Talk

I heard a story on my local NPR station about a place in Houston where car owners can have the air in their tires replaced with nitrogen at a cost of This service is advertised as a fuel economy enhancement...

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Jan 01, 1997

Different columnists are recommending different tire air pressures -- who's correct?

Dear Car Talk

A while back you guys told a reader not to inflate his tires to psi the maximum allowable printed on the sidewall You guys said instead to use psi the pressure recommended by the manufacturer in the owner's manual The...

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Jan 01, 1996

Once and for all: NEVER inflate your tires to their maximum air pressure!

Dear Car Talk

I was recently told by my local tire store manager while fixing a leaky valve stem that I should be inflating my tires to the pressure listed on the tire not the pressure listed on the door or owners manual...

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