|Need help with tire questions? I am trained by Michelin and have worked in a tire department for years, and served as the supervisor. I will answer only basic information or request. I can help you understand some tire questions on buying or just to understand tires. I may or may not answer questions about trouble or problems with tires, do to the fact that it is hard to say what is wrong with a tire without looking at the tire. Questions about tire sizes fitting your car are limited, up to 1998 at this time. All other tire questions, year does not matter.|
|I have over 30 years experience in the design, manufacturing, and testing of tires. I have served as the technical advisor to the "800" number. I have authored or co-authored many publications - usually without credit. I can answer almost any technical question, but please don`t ask me to compare brands. I probably have prejudices because of my work experience.|
Skip, You asked: 1. How is it that cold pressure can vary but hot pressure always levels out at the "correct" driving pressure and stays there while driving? That just seems to defy logic!
Steve, Noise is not dependent on tire rotation direction nor mounting inside por out. So even if the tire are mounted incorrectly, they will not make more noise than if mounted correctly. But All
Bobby, If you are using an LT265/75R16, then you need to use 15 psi more than what they vehicle tire placard says. The vehicle tire placard is located on the driver's door frame on modern cars, and
Emanuel, For practical purposes, there is no difference between a P205/65R16 and a 205/65R16. What matters much, much more, is the difference between the tires themselves - and I can't tell you if
Skip, Let me answer your second question first. Yes, I think the increased pressure in the LR is because of the camber. 1) I am going to disagree that the alignment is not adjustable. Even solid