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    Just wanting to know.....

    I have a MK5 astra with 18's and it say's in the manual that the tyre pressures should be 35psi in the front and back....

    What do you's people set them to?

    cheers Leeann
    Just dont ask me to park.....

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    I'd do whatever the manual states for your particular model. A lot of people think that if they have non standard wheels then they have to adjust the pressure - for instance if the manual states 35psi for your actual car on standard 16" wheels and you have 18s fitted then you still do what the manual states - the pressure indicated is based upon the weight of the vehicle irrespective of what size rims u are running....the only time this is not the case is if u are very unfortunate enough to be using one of those awful space saving spares - just had to type that in case some smart arse came along!

    To cut a long story short Id do what it suggests.

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    Yeah I agree with Marti, Leeann.
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    Cheers

    I was gonna set them to what the manual said but i thought i would just make sure......
    Just dont ask me to park.....

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    Set them to the manual pressure, and then adjust to your preference. run mine a few psi harder than the manual, as it suits the soft Bridgestone tyres I have.
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