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Old 01-01-2016, 01:47 PM
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Tire PSI?

What do yall run?

For the moment, Im running OEM Fotura and TPMS says im at around 40-44psi.

I know that following the ford exploder debacle with roll-overs attributable to under inflation, dealership make-ready is prone to over-inflate prior to delivery.

I could do a chalk-test, but I figure its inefficient to re-invent (or re-inflate) the wheel if others have traveled this path before me.

Besides...Im lazy and I resisting any reason to get dressed and get off the couch today.

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Re: Tire PSI?

Same OEM tires you have, running 37 psi front & rear. Not getting off the couch today either.
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Re: Tire PSI?

37-38 all around, it was delivered with 44 from the dealer which was way too harsh on the ride
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Re: Tire PSI?

36psi at 60F per sticker except in winter which is 38psi at 60F.

BTW the Ford Explorer tire failures were the result of tire separation due to excessive heat build up. Some reports said that in order to meet the tire cost specified by Ford that Firestone eliminated a tire belt that prevented friction between steel belts.
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Re: Tire PSI?

I run at 38 psi cold.
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Re: Tire PSI?

I run 36 psi just like the door sticker says. After running for a 15 or 20 minutestthe psi will increase 3 or 4 lbs
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Re: Tire PSI?

The words running together above is what happens when you do speech to text without proofreading
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Re: Tire PSI?

Same as others I run right around 37-38 cold. They come inflated a bit high from the factory.
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Re: Tire PSI?

I run door sticker value plus 3psi. It provides the best overall result for wear, comfort and handling.

Also check out this thread:

What Tire Pressures Do You Run?
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Re: Tire PSI?

Dropped it to 36psi @ 45*

World of difference in ride and sound level.

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