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Old 08-11-2011, 03:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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FWIW, our 2011 Cruze came from the dealership with green valve-stem caps bearing the letters "N2" on them...the dealership never mentioned whether they actually had put N2 gas into the tires or not.

...regardless, I just use regular "air" (78% N2, 21% O2) from the gas-station.
tell me your kidding????????

So, just following your thought pattern.........do you ramdomly put in desiel when the filler cap says gasoline????????

Why do you think the dealer needed to tell you?
it had N2 caps on it???????

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Old 08-11-2011, 03:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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..."regular" AIR has been used since the 1900's with great success, why change now?

really.........

There is so much that can be said about that mentality.


Why do you even bother to buy new cars?????
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Normally its the snake oil sales men at the point of sale that will tell you about how nitrogen will defeat laws of nature.

You can search and find web sites claiming that nitrogen in your tires will cause pressure to bleed off 40% to 60% slower. The standard time frame they use is "between oil changes" so I take that as every 3 to 6 months. It should be checked every month.
I think figures like that and the snake oil sales men at point of sale give people false security.

This is what you need to know. There are something to the tune of 8,000 wrecks caused by tire failure each year and hundreds of deaths.
I tried to search to find the DOT figures but all I get is traffic lawyers and stuff about ford explorers rolling over with firestone tires.
People shouldn't be putting nitrogen in there tires and be under the impression they can forget about checking them.

So how do we edit that wiki?
what are you rambling about????
So it's the fault of nitrogen that all these crashes happen?????

And people (100% ) checked their tires BEFORE nitrogen??????

If your not smart enough to know how to edit wiki then your obviously not smart enough to post there.
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...OK, you caught me! Actually, I put regular "air" into the tires before I noticed or realized the green value-caps had lettering on them, so I didn't think anything 'more' about it at our first gas tank fillup when I bumped the tire pressure up to 40 psi.

...however, by the third tank fillup, I took the time to actually "look" at the little green valve-caps and that's *when* I noticed the "N2" lettering...but, by then it was too late.

...PLUS, the facts that (a) none of the gas stations I buy fuel from have N2 available and (b) I, personally, don't belief N2 is worth the cost--any cost--except in aircraft tires with magnesium (flammable) wheels!

...from my view point, N2 is more a "...snake gas..." rather than a "...snake oil..."

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You do realize I was completely unserious in my last post, spring rates are just BS numbers I made up...as if........If N2 is free, (Costco) they can put it in, I don't care what is in my tire, but I bump up the PSI with normal air meself, cause as previously stated, I don't care.
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FWIW, our 2011 Cruze came from the dealership with green valve-stem caps bearing the letters "N2" on them...the dealership never mentioned whether they actually had put N2 gas into the tires or not.
Dealership ?
Wouldn't they have been filled with N2 on the production line as a greenwashing feature ?
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Apparently Unicorn Breath reduces the LRR of your tyres to that of the type used on Tour De France stylee racing bikes.

Fill them with Unicorn "wind" and have your car fly like Luke Skywalker's speedster...
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Q: What's the difference between Unicorn Breath and Unicorn Wind?

A: Intake and exhaust = temperature and composition (or is that compost?)
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Q: What's the difference between Unicorn Breath and Unicorn Wind?
Go stand in the corral.
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...UP wind or DOWN wind in the corral?

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