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tire pressure question

should i follow the stock tire pressure thing behind my gas cap even though i have 32" bfg a/t's now?
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35 lbs is about right
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yeah 35 to 40 is what i run
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alright cool. cuz i know the max on those tires are a bit more than 35
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it should say on the tires what pressure to run them at.
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what it says on the tire is the recomended max psi
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it should say on the tires what pressure to run them at.
Yeah completely wrong. What it says on the tire is the MAX PSI.

OP, with those 32's you should be fine with 35. Play around with it a bit. If it feels too solid, then take a few pounds out, you'll be surprised how much that will make a difference.
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Yeah I kept mine in between 32-35, no problems.
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^ Seems to be the ballpark figure.

I keep mine around 34psi.

Simple answer to that OP's question is, "if you have tires that are a DIFFERENT size from the OE tires that came on the truck, OBVIOUSLY the door sticker means nothing anymore".
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^ Seems to be the ballpark figure.

I keep mine around 34psi.

Simple answer to that OP's question is, "if you have tires that are a DIFFERENT size from the OE tires that came on the truck, OBVIOUSLY the door sticker means nothing anymore".
thats what i figured. thats why i asked
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smoother ride, do aroud 30-33.
better gas, do 33-37
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should i follow the stock tire pressure thing behind my gas cap even though i have 32" bfg a/t's now?
YES!!!!!

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it should say on the tires what pressure to run them at.
WRONG!!!!!!!

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^ Seems to be the ballpark figure.

I keep mine around 34psi.

Simple answer to that OP's question is, "if you have tires that are a DIFFERENT size from the OE tires that came on the truck, OBVIOUSLY the door sticker means nothing anymore".
WRONG!!!!!


No matter what size tires you have or load you have in the vehicle, you will follow the sticker on the gas door. Over inflating your tires will save on gas but wear your tire out quicker. The amount you pay for new tires will be no where near the cost of the gas you saved.

30-33 when cold. Leave it there.
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Matthew you really need to stay away from tire pressure threads..

some you state 30-35 then 30-33 then read the door label or this crap...

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Personally when I sell someone a set of BFG A/T's I tell them for the best wear keep them at the manufacturers recommendation, if you want to keep the sidewalls nice and sharp keep them at 50 PSI (unless the man. calls for a higher pressure).

the inconsistency is just down right funny... still gonna be interesting to see what you run at the dunes lol..
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HAhahahahahahaah thanks you made my nite
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Dominic honestly I ran anything from 30-35 in my 32x11.5x15 BFG's depending on where i was going what i was doing, my mood and how it was wearing...
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I'll say it again, I run 40-42 psi, but it doesn't relate to your tires at all. Mine are a totally different ball game.
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Matthew you really need to stay away from tire pressure threads..

some you state 30-35 then 30-33 then read the door label or this crap...
Well lets consider a couple things:

Some Rangers say 30, some say 32 and some say 35 depending on the year (not tire size).

Most tire pressure gauges have an inconsistency of 5-10% (1.5 to 3 PSI at 30 PSI)

Tire pressure drops 1 PSI for every 10*

Your tires loose around pound of air every month on their own.

So unless you want to spend hundreds on a very accurate pressure gauge, and keep your truck in a climate controlled box, you will never get exactly 30 PSI. Therefore you get an inaccuracy. Take the PSI on the sticker and give or take a couple PSI. For about 90% of Rangers 30-35 PSI is in the ball park where you need to be. Hmmm this seems like something I learned in my Michelin training. What kind of training do you have again?

As for the BFG's if you understood how LRD and LRE tires are built you would understand why you would do that. Its not something that is directly in the manual but if you put the facts together you would understand. Unfortunately you don't comprehend nor do you want to comprehend. Instead you would rather sit on your high uneducated horse and talk down to people. I feel bad for you that your inexperience and ignorance have gotten to your head. Because of people like you I have stopped saying that on this forum.

As for the dunes I will be somewhere around 10-12. Getting stuck will greatly out way possibly damaging my tires and having a blow out.

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****, my Nittos say 80 PSI max, I run them around 45-50 PSI. I have the 10 ply 265's.
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i run mine at 35
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Matthew your one funny little bugger thats for sure lol.. keep digging holes with your logic and trying to over explain it your still Mr. 50psi crisp side wall man lol



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****, my Nittos say 80 PSI max, I run them around 45-50 PSI. I have the 10 ply 265's.
thats because the tire is meant for like a superduty your running over inflated
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my 265 10 ply tires run just fine at 35psi
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so you're saying with a superswamper, I should run what my door sticker suggests?
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oops old thread
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