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Old 07-18-2010, 08:59 AM
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The way that seems to work best for me is that when I have the car up on the 4-post lift, I raise the lift to bring the tires up to my eye level, get behind the rears and look for the full width of the tread to contact the lift ramp. I deflate the tires a little, and then slowly inflate them a step at a time until the sides want to lift off the ramp, take out a pound and call it done. Remember, as you start to drive the vehicle, the pressure will rise slightly due to the tire warming up. This works out to be 14-15 lbs on the rear of my T, 26 lbs for the fronts. When I had the super wides on the back, it was 9 lbs. My tires wear evenly and the car handles well. Of course you don't need a lift to do this, but I'm getting older and stiffer LOL, and my car has yet to be driven through any water, intentionally or otherwise :-)
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