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Old 08-10-2015, 05:22 AM
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Default Tyre pressure

Am confused as to what to use for the stock tyres on a 7A

would be interested to hear what others are running at

thxs

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Old 08-10-2015, 06:56 AM
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Am confused as to what to use for the stock tyres on a 7A

would be interested to hear what others are running at

thxs

David
I use 45 PSI all around.
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Old 08-10-2015, 06:56 AM
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Hi David,
There are many threads on VAF dealing with tire pressure. I linked this one about tires.

http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...ad.php?t=99093
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Old 08-10-2015, 07:15 AM
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I looked in all my literature, and I can't find anything about "tyres"
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Old 08-11-2015, 06:31 AM
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They don't have "tires" where he's from, just "tyres". Thankfully, they're both round and typically made from rubber.
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Old 08-11-2015, 06:52 AM
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Am confused as to what to use for the stock tyres on a 7A

would be interested to hear what others are running at

thxs

David
You are probably confused for good reason. There doesn't seem to be a consensus on the topic. I run mine at 35 psi because that is the pressure my builder suggested. But they don't hold pressure very well until the get to be some place around 30 psi. Some days when I add air I go to 40 psi just because I know they will settle a few pounds lighter.

When I was trying to get some insight into the topic, I read a lot of threads in here and it seemed like everyone used a different pressure. Maybe anywhere from 25 psi to 50 psi???

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Old 08-11-2015, 07:15 AM
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We like 45 in ours. use michelin leak-stop tubes and you will rarely have to service them.
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Old 08-11-2015, 07:22 AM
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I use 50 all around on my 6A.
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I looked in all my literature, and I can't find anything about "tyres"
I'm pretty sure that was the PROPER English spelling before we on this side of the pond decide to create our own version. Why don't you check with Webster.
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Old 08-11-2015, 08:37 AM
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I'd say your tire/tyre pressure is going to be dependent on what type of field surface you operate on. As mentioned earlier, 35#'s is a good comfortable pressure and you can adjust it from there to your liking.
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