[T3] Tire inflation pressures
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
> and volume is volume. You might need more air "volume" to fill the tire,
> 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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