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I have a question in regard to those of you using a 19" wheel and tire combo. Do you run a specific amount of air pressure ? If you do, what differences have noticed using heavier versus lighter pressure. Let's say between 30 and 40lbs. I play around with pressure on my car to see if the car feels firmer or smoother. I wanted to know everyones' opinion so I welcome any thoughts.

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Tire Pressure

I have 19inch Carrlson 2/5 with Dunlop 9000's. I keep 51 pounds of cold pressure in them - which is recommended by the installers. You don't want the wheels riding too low to the pavment.

I have tried lower pressures and the car handles much better at the max tire pressure.

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Markdm3,

Keep them low only if you want to go drag racing. ;) I'd keep them in the mi...


Markdm3,

Keep them low only if you want to go drag racing. ;) I'd keep them in the mid to high 40's for optimal street driving. What kind of tires are you running by the way?
 

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Tire Pressure

I've been tinkering around with it. I've kept it as low as the mid thirties and the car felt sluggish. I moved up to 40lbs and the car feels better so I just want to get a feel for what everyone else is doing.
I am running Yokohamas AVS sport tires.

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i run 36/38 cold front/rear on stock Michelin's for my CLK55
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i run 36/38 cold front/rear on stock Michelin's for my CLK55
 

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I run 40psi all around. To me it's a good balance of performance and comfort. Remember that the more pressure you have (not more than max though), the less likely you'll get bent by potholes.
 
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