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Thread: Tire psi?

  1. #41
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    Raleigh NC, USA

    Re: Tire psi?

    I think the difference is in the nature of our roads -- we tend to do much longer distances on smooth (well.. relatively smooth) interstates that have broad curves, so there is little rubber being scrubbed off the tires.

    I have ~40,000 miles on the Goodyears, and they're about halfway through their tread. It's not an especially sticky tire, but it channels water really well and does OK in light snow.

    Chip H.

    Former owner: 2012 Honda Civic LX, 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL, 2000 Honda CR-V EX, 2003 MINI Cooper S, 1992 Honda Accord LX, 1999 Mercedes ML-320, 1995 VW Jetta GLX, 1991 Mercury Capri XR2, 1981 Mercury Zephyr, 1975 Chevrolet Impala

  2. #42

    Re: Tire psi?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Brand
    That's roughly the sort of mileage I was getting from Goodyear NCT2's on my Peugeot 405 - 10 tyres in 62,000 miles. No doubt I could have got higher mileage tyres; I also replace tyres when the tread wears down to 2mm - UK legislation requires a minimum of 1,6mm
    I'm still puzzled. A search tells me that the "NCT2" is a flavor of the Eagle line, and that's what came on the Lumina as OEM equipment which (as I stated) went over 60,000 miles before replacement. I am baffled by the disparity.

    Like most others I observe the "tread wear bars" moulded in - when they appear flush with the rest of the tread there is about 1.8mm tread remaining.

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