Notices
964 Forum
Sponsored By:
Sponsored By:

Tire Pressures

 
Old 06-17-2001, 12:52 PM
  #1  
Arnold
Banned
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: South Africa
Posts: 90
Post Tire Pressures

Can I have some indication what pressures, in PSI, you are running and what size tires you have.
90C2 205/50/17 240
255/40/17 280
Arnold is offline  
Old 06-17-2001, 05:03 PM
  #2  
Richard H
User
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: uk
Posts: 209
Post

Arnold,
Same sizes with 36 psi all round.
Richard H is offline  
Old 06-18-2001, 05:30 PM
  #3  
Planter91C2
User
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: East Amherst, NY USA
Posts: 72
Post

front 205/55r16 36psi
rear 225/50r16 44psi

the pressure i use is in owners manual.
Planter91C2 is offline  
Old 06-20-2001, 05:50 AM
  #4  
Jeff Curtis
Addict
Rennlist Member
 
Jeff Curtis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Virginia Beach, Va.
Posts: 3,699
Post

Arnold, I also have the same tire sizes as you and have recently decided to run 32 PSI in the fronts and 36 PSI in the rear.

I have based this on the fact that I owned an SC for 7 years and ran 30 PSI front and 34 rear...this car was over 400lbs lighter than my 964 C2.

A good friend and local P-Car facility owner gave me his advice when I purchased my 964 6 weeks ago and quickly upgraded to 17" Boxster wheels. He said that out of all of the 964s that come in where the owners were running factory recommended tire pressures...the middle of all four tires were prematurly worn. I have seen this as well, especially on the rear.

I am going to try this pressure for one set of tires, then make a decision...just as I do w/track tires - now there is a hot topic up for discussion!! Cheers.
Jeff Curtis is offline  
 


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - About Us - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: