[T3] Tire inflation pressures

crash 69 dhbadeer at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 19:27:04 PDT 2011


Regarding those tire sizes you mention, what size do you have for a spare?
 Will it interchange with your driving size diameter?


On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 8:54 PM, <Bobsnotch at aol.com> wrote:

> In a message dated 7/15/2011 3:29:18 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> dduvall at 1peter4-10.org writes:
> Which  brings up a question are you recommendations for radial or bias
> ply tires?  Mine are radial and on 5.5X15 rims with p186/65 R15 tires.
> Went this rout  because the originals were so rusted they could not get
> new tires to seat  and seal and I like the look of the new wheels ;-)
> So would your  pressures still be relevant?
> This question came up because of Bobnotch  reply.
> Daniel, I'm running 195-60-15's on the front, and 205-65-15's on the rear
> on 5.5 inch rims. I just tried to stay close to the stock spec that VW gave
> (since they designed the car). I've found those pressures work good with
> the  tire sizes I'm running. Something to think about, pressure is
> pressure,
> and  volume is volume. You might need more air "volume" to fill the tire,
> but
> it'll  still need the same pressure.
> Bob 65 Notch  S with sunroof and IRS (Krusty)
> 71 Notch (Krunchy)
> 64 T-34 Ghia  (Wolfie)
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