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I bought a used w108 280se and found that tire placard on fuel door is lost.
Can anyone tell me what's the recommended tire pressure on tire placard please?

Thank you very much for answers.

EDIT: my car is 1969 europe
 

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It's located on the tire too. It'll tell you the rated pressure for the thing
 

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It's located on the tire too. It'll tell you the rated pressure for the thing
my tires tell 40 psi but i think the one from mb should be differrent...
Anyway, can u tell me how much psi on your 300SEL placard please..

thx so much for the advice. :thumbsup:
 

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Unfortunately I can't. I'm still deployed. I don't go by the placard even so - each tire, whether by class or tire to tire, has a rated pressure. I always go with what's stamped on the rubber
 

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Tire pressure for W108 280se 4.5

Hi, here is what the sticker on my 1972 280se 4.5 shows:

Cold tire pressure
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Front:
30* PSI for medium load (4 passengers, one luggage)
34* PSI for heavy load (5 passengers, three luggage)
Rear:
34* PSI for medium load (4 passengers, one luggage)
36* PSI for heavy load (5 passengers, three luggage)

*For continued driving
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more than 200kmh/125mph: +4 PSI
up to 175kmh/110mph: -4 PSI

Winter tires
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Front: 28
Rear: 36

Warm tires
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+4 PSI

After overland trip:
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+8 PSI

Spare tire:
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40 PSI
 

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Thank You Sooo Much

Hi, here is what the sticker on my 1972 280se 4.5 shows:

Cold tire pressure
-------
Front:
30* PSI for medium load (4 passengers, one luggage)
34* PSI for heavy load (5 passengers, three luggage)
Rear:
34* PSI for medium load (4 passengers, one luggage)
36* PSI for heavy load (5 passengers, three luggage)

*For continued driving
--------------
more than 200kmh/125mph: +4 PSI
up to 175kmh/110mph: -4 PSI

Winter tires
------
Front: 28
Rear: 36

Warm tires
-------
+4 PSI

After overland trip:
------
+8 PSI

Spare tire:
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40 PSI
Thx so much!!
 
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