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Old 05-23-2017, 03:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Well I ran my first full tank and I am getting a little worse, I could be my driving, the weather, the route I take, or the height of the tires, still very pleased with the tires.

I am currently at 55PSI on the tires, should I try 44PSI or bump it on up to 60PSI, I also only have about 330 miles on them so far so I know that they are still getting broke in!

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Ok, so do I take the 3.1% difference and subtract it or add it to my trip miles to calculate it correctly?
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Ok, so do I take the 3.1% difference and subtract it or add it to my trip miles to calculate it correctly?
Multiply your distance driven by 1.031 to get the corrected distance.
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Thanks, that is what I thought, I just wanted to get confirmation!
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55 psi should work very well. I ran up to 75 psi in my 185/70R14 on the Escort lol. Once you get around 50, you start dealing with the Law of Diminishing Returns unfortunately

Darin (MetroMPG) has an excellent writeup on inflation pressure -> Coasting distance vs. PSI!

Edit - I run incredibly high pressures to wring out every last 0.01 mpg that I can get! Just so you understand the insanity
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