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umm.. i have beadlocks!!
locks or no locks......nothing gonna stop the tread from ripping off the sidewall because your riding on the edge of the sidewall weakening it and overheating it.

Improper tire inflation pressure can cause severe internal tire damage, which can lead to sudden tire failure and resulting in serious personal injury or death. running too under pressure, builds heat up in the tire which makes it vulnerable to punctures.

Again....as I said earlier, just plain stupid. 80mph with 2-3psi is straight up retarded and openly admitting it, shows us youre an idiot. Noticing a slight pattern...
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The site says you can air down to 10psi.
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I run about 78% nitrogen. It is free and I can refill with it anywhere on Earth.
Just another reason I think paying for nitrogen is stupid, nobody wants to air down and lose their precious nitrogen that they paid for. lol
Another reason why paying for any air is stupid. Buy an air compressor, instant air....LOL
I love the nitrogen threads.......makes me laugh. I'll stick with my free air.
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I run about 78% nitrogen. It is free and I can refill with it anywhere on Earth.
Just another reason I think paying for nitrogen is stupid, nobody wants to air down and lose their precious nitrogen that they paid for. lol
Haha great post!
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I run about 78% nitrogen. It is free and I can refill with it anywhere on Earth.
Just another reason I think paying for nitrogen is stupid, nobody wants to air down and lose their precious nitrogen that they paid for. lol
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Another reason why paying for any air is stupid. Buy an air compressor, instant air....LOL
I love the nitrogen threads.......makes me laugh. I'll stick with my free air.
nitrogen DOES have some undisputable benefits, such as the pressure doesn't fluctuate as much with the tempature... other than that, i couldn't care, i have free nitrogen from the dealer for 3 years on my truck... so why wouldn't i run it? on top of that, i've never aired down for anything... so why would i start now?

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Improper tire inflation pressure can cause severe internal tire damage, which can lead to sudden tire failure and resulting in serious personal injury or death. running too under pressure, builds heat up in the tire which makes it vulnerable to punctures.
did you quote that out of the manual? because if you did, you might want to cite your source so you don't get dinged for plagiarism...
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did you quote that out of the manual? because if you did, you might want to cite your source so you don't get dinged for plagiarism...
Thats known fact. Having too much air or too little can destroy a tire. Running too little can cause the sidewall to rub and will tear through it. Too much air can stretch the tire to much and cause it to tear. Think about what would happen if your sidewall tears open doing 70-80? Thats a danger to yourself, your passengers and every one else on the road.
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i didn't argue that point, i'm just saying that it sounds like you quoted it out of the manual...

i realize what you said is 100% accurate, it just sounds EXACTLY like how they would word it on one of those warning stickers, like "caution, do not use hair dryer in shower"


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Sometimes you have to say stuff that way to get through to people with no common sense...
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maybe so, but you have to admit, it does sound like a warning label... that AND you still haven't said weither or not you did get it out of the manual, or a warning sticker...
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I'm not the one that said it to begin with, why does it matter anyway?
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maybe so, but you have to admit, it does sound like a warning label... that AND you still haven't said weither or not you did get it out of the manual, or a warning sticker...
Uum...not trying to pick a fight...but who cares...seams to me like that's the wrong thing to be worried/arguing about when talking about running dangerous tire pressures.
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on top of that, i've never aired down for anything... so why would i start now?
Kind of a bad example if you ask me. I guess if you never ever like to try anything new or different it makes sense...? If you haven't tried it then you don't know how much it helps is a lot of situations. Not only can you gain a lot of extra traction by letting the tire flex over surfaces better, but the wider footprint will help them float more on top of soft surfaces, and smooth the ride out a lot.
Tire pressure fluctuation on bigger tires (more air) is small anyway. It's not hard to check air pressure every now and then, and you should even with nitrogen. My 35" tires haven't lost .5psi even though the weather went from 80s to teens. The small tires on the subaru lost a couple of pounds, but I didn't have to drive to the dealer to fill them up. lol

Free is free though I guess, I would never pay for it though, that's for sure!
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i guess i am an idiot, and ill be the first one to admit it. ill try to make better choices from now on.. thanks for the advice guys.
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did you quote that out of the manual? because if you did, you might want to cite your source so you don't get dinged for plagiarism...
sounds like something a well educated member would say...
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maybe so, but you have to admit, it does sound like a warning label... that AND you still haven't said weither or not you did get it out of the manual, or a warning sticker...
you fall in the moron field at this moment. first look at who your talking to if you are defining YOU. when its not the person that said it.

next WHO ****ING cares if it is. when did this become English 101 class? log off and go enjoy life i think you have been on the computer to much... you people still make my *** twitch..
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Kind of a bad example if you ask me. I guess if you never ever like to try anything new or different it makes sense...? If you haven't tried it then you don't know how much it helps is a lot of situations. Not only can you gain a lot of extra traction by letting the tire flex over surfaces better, but the wider footprint will help them float more on top of soft surfaces, and smooth the ride out a lot.
agreed.. lowering the tire pressure for curtain offroading situations is a wonderful thing.
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sorry, i didn't realize it was a different person... you moderators all look the same! lol, i'm kidding, either way, a small poke of fun in a serious conversation, in which people were getting much to tense, the same can be said about your opinions of my post... all i was trying to do was lighten the mood a little, because people were getting pissed at someone, for doing something he didn't think would cause harm, when a simple reminder was all that was necissary...

back to the nitrogen and low pressure though, road driving, i've got my tires up to full pressure, always do, i have no reason to have them low... if i were off roading, yes i know there are differences, because it would significantly improve surface area on one tire, while going over a rock, for instance... yes, i realize, but road use, i don't think it makes a significant difference,

and yes, i agree, free is free, although i think i am going to get a tire fill kit i can some how attach to my paintball tank (3000psi 48cui) which is filled with nitrogen, or high pressure air (same as a scuba tank) depending on where i go...
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