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tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

what should tyre pressure be on punto 1.6 sporting alloys? (14 inch)
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

30 psi
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

hmmmm, i dont know, i have been putting 45psi in for the past 2 years or so, dont know where that figure came from but i always put that in.
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

it all depends on the size, just saying 14inch doesnt help
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

And this belongs in the LL why? Perhaps the Punto section would be a safer bet
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

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hmmmm, i dont know, i have been putting 45psi in for the past 2 years or so, dont know where that figure came from but i always put that in.
Unlikely, a lot of tyres have a maximum safe pressure of 40psi
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

45 psi is waaaayyyy to much, will give increased wear in the centr of the tyre. iirc when i had my punto tubro wheels on my bravo i was using 32 front and 31 back
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

I'm using 27 front and 26 rear on 15" (195/50/15) and it's perfect.

45psi is way too much, quite possibly lethal... too much stress... 1 pothole...
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

lmao, i have been putting 45psi in for several years, its been fine, maybe i should do 35 then? but it just always looks really low, and like the tyres are flat.

i dont know proper size, il check.
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size is-

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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

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lmao, i have been putting 45psi in for several years, its been fine, maybe i should do 35 then? but it just always looks really low, and like the tyres are flat.

i dont know proper size, il check.
why dont you just look on the side of the tyre?
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

i run 32psi on 185-50-14's.i can assure you on that size very few are going to beyond 34psi in recommended pressure.
you will be wearing the tyres faster and not getting the benefit of the grip.were you not mentioning wanting better tyres since the car didnt seem to grip well?............................................
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

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why dont you just look on the side of the tyre?
it says max psi- 45, so i put that in, but dont know if thats right?
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Re: tyre pressure on punto 1.6 sporting alloys???

Quote Originally Posted by uno_94
it says max psi- 45, so i put that in, but dont know if thats right?
thinking about it i think my mates pug has 44psi max... mines 33max i run 32 but they tyres are soooo ****e, have to change them every 6 months
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32 Psi
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