What Tire Pressures Do You Run? - Page 4 - Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum

Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 - > Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #37  
Old 08-31-2015, 02:42 PM
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 4,069
Thanks: 74
Thanked 285 Times in 251 Posts
Rep Power: 46435
lstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond repute
Re: What Tire Pressures Do You Run?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nonstop View Post
Tires are designed with proper inflation pressures for contact patch and structural efficiency, exceeding or failing to meet these pressure will alter a tires performance,safety and more.
Regardless if I can overinflate a tire to achieve a desired ride characteristic or if I won't blow them up until 200psi. The braking, handling and safety of the vehicle are significantly altered by improper inflation, not saying door sticker or tires max are right, don't use the tire rated max pressure for daily it's wrong period. The same tires are on many different vehicles so no the same rated pressure might not be perfect for you but over inflating a tire is bad for more than the tire. Think loosing 5 feet of braking distance over a proper inflation press, and significant loss in the wet.
From which orifice doth this drivel come?
Tire pressures are a compromise.
Define "overinflating". Above the door sticker, or above the tire makers recommendation for your vehicle?

Wrong according to whom?
The tire vendor, or someone parroting hearsay?

Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to lstowell For This Useful Post:
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #38  
Old 08-31-2015, 02:44 PM
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 4,069
Thanks: 74
Thanked 285 Times in 251 Posts
Rep Power: 46435
lstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond repute
Re: What Tire Pressures Do You Run?

Quote:
Originally Posted by bob r View Post
I hv had tyre issues wearing out in the middle and both jeep and a tyre supplier hv told me I am running them at too high a pressure
Told never exceed 2 psi over recommended cold inflation


Sent from my iPhone using JeepGarage
A traditional pencil gauge with 2 psi accuracy is an oxymoron.
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 08-31-2015, 03:55 PM
billt's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2015 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Posts: 1,404
Thanks: 350
Thanked 307 Times in 206 Posts
Rep Power: 2153
billt is on a distinguished road
Re: What Tire Pressures Do You Run?

Quote:
Originally Posted by lstowell View Post
From which orifice doth this drivel come?
Sounds like it's the rear one...... And it's open wide!
Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 09-01-2015, 02:12 PM
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 4,069
Thanks: 74
Thanked 285 Times in 251 Posts
Rep Power: 46435
lstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond reputelstowell has a reputation beyond repute
Re: What Tire Pressures Do You Run?

Quote:
Originally Posted by JTS97Z28 View Post
That's weird that a shop will overfill your tires. Discount Tire which is the only place I would ever let touch my vehicles for tire service fill only to recommend pressures.
Your DT may be different, but when I tell my Discount Tire shop to fill to a specific pressure, that is what they do, even writing it on the service order. Granted I stay within the tire vendor's recommended cold range--just on the high side.
Reply With Quote
  #41  
Old 09-01-2015, 03:21 PM
billt's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2015 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Posts: 1,404
Thanks: 350
Thanked 307 Times in 206 Posts
Rep Power: 2153
billt is on a distinguished road
Re: What Tire Pressures Do You Run?

Quote:
Originally Posted by lstowell View Post
Your DT may be different, but when I tell my Discount Tire shop to fill to a specific pressure, that is what they do, even writing it on the service order. Granted I stay within the tire vendor's recommended cold range--just on the high side.
My DT will do much the same. They'll put whatever you want in your tires. They're your tires.
Reply With Quote
  #42  
Old 09-01-2015, 03:40 PM
Lightninrod's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2013 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Warner Robins Ga
Posts: 483
Thanks: 615
Thanked 50 Times in 42 Posts
Rep Power: 1534
Lightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond reputeLightninrod has a reputation beyond repute
Re: What Tire Pressures Do You Run?

I checked this morning and the PSIs were at 34 psi so I pumped them up to 37(door sticker says 36) psi. Drove it at 60 mph later on I75 and they were at 40 psi with the OAT at 83°F. These are the OEM tires; Goodyear Fortera HLs.

Dan
__________________
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
5.7L V8, 2WD, Quadratec mats, Sprint Booster, Northstar AGM Battery, Volant CAI, Blastinbob's axleback exhaust, and a X-pipe
Build date: 9/4/12
Bought 01/27/15 with 47,200 miles
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Temps and Pressures Grand Cherokee MMAG4X4 Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 2 08-21-2014 02:17 PM
EVIC tire pressures 46er Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 5 07-26-2014 05:48 PM
Recommended Tire Pressures mswlogo Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 34 12-13-2013 03:37 AM
18" Tire pressures? SW03ES Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 13 12-18-2011 06:17 PM
Tire pressures holding scittb Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 5 07-18-2011 07:06 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by FCA US LLC. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.