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Old 15-11-13, 18:01
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Hi Peeps

Just bought some 235x50x17 Audi Wheels for my 1998 T4 2.5d and just wondered what sort of tyre pressure they should have in them?

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Old 15-11-13, 18:36
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I put 40 psi in my 235/45/17's and it will be interesting to see what other replies you get.
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Old 15-11-13, 19:04
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I have 35psi in them at the moment, but my old 195x70x15 van wheels had 50psi in them, so really not sure.
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Old 15-11-13, 19:07
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I put 50psi in my 245 45 18 and the tyres are wearing perfectly evenly, wife's Sharan has 235 45 17s and the fully loaded pressures on the fuel flap for that are 51 rear and 55psi in the front.
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Old 15-11-13, 19:09
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I put 50psi in my 245 45 18 and the tyres are wearing perfectly evenly, wife's Sharan has 235 45 17s and the fully loaded pressures on the fuel flap for that are 51 rear and 55psi in the front.
Sounds like mine are under inflated then.
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Old 15-11-13, 19:18
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40psi is not too bad, but you could try another 5psi and see how you get on I find if I go any higher than 55 then the ride tends to get a bit harsh but the van does seems to roll more easily with the higher pressure.
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Old 15-11-13, 19:39
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40psi is not too bad, but you could try another 5psi and see how you get on I find if I go any higher than 55 then the ride tends to get a bit harsh but the van does seems to roll more easily with the higher pressure.
I'll give it a go.
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Old 15-11-13, 21:12
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I will up mine from 35 to 45 tomorrow and see how she ride's😀
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I put 50psi in my 245 45 18 and the tyres are wearing perfectly evenly, wife's Sharan has 235 45 17s and the fully loaded pressures on the fuel flap for that are 51 rear and 55psi in the front.
FAIR ENOUGH, have U compared axle weight too?? Otherwize it wouldn`t make much sense

Besides, U MAY want to check what pressure rating the tyres have.
More informed people than myself (sorry U don`t come on here no more my Friend )have suggested to run tyres with a border line load rate right around the max permittable inflation pressure. I recon thats a valid argument
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Been for a run this morning with tyre's up from 35 to 45 psi..Seem's very hard can feel the bumps a lot more, may try 40psi
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