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If the car came from factory with the tires offset, you are going to want to change out the worn out tires with a like size and not rotate the tires out. While what you said about moving the tires are is a normal process, you won't do it with tires that are offset. If you were to change this out with having the wider tires on the front and the skinnier tires ...


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In short - No, you can safely top the tires up with regular air. There's absolutely no difference in ride quality and handling between the two under similar pressure. Having said that, filling tires with nitrogen has a few benefits- Nitrogen filling systems usually supply moisture free nitrogen gas which results in - lesser variation in pressure with tire ...


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Unidirectional tires should NOT be cross rotated. "Uni" implies one, as in one direction (nothing to do with singing). Radials in general should not be cross rotated. They start behaving as you have discribed, with the noise and all. With all this said, I don't believe your tires are unidirectional, but again, once radials have been driven for a period of ...


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No, you don't need to jack up the car to change out the valve core. Make sure to have your replacement core at the ready. When you pull one core out, insert the other core. Some of the air in the tire will come out, of course, but you won't cause any damage to the tire. Stick your new core into the valve stem and tighten it. You may want to wear some nitrile ...


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If you've got plenty of space when stationary, then something is allowing the wheel to move more than it should - most likely a failed bush or joint. Jack the car up and support it on axle stands, then check the suspension for movement. Try to shake the wheel in various directions, and try getting an assistant to turn the steering wheel from one side to the ...


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Take the hard rubber pieces out of the sprocket assembly and put them in the hub. Note that they can only be installed one way. It does not matter if you install them in different locations in the hub. There should be something in your manual about greasing the parts that run around the axle, usually with NLGI 2. Then install the sprocket assembly and ...


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Wider tires will give better grip on dry pavement up to a point. Once the tire gets too wide it won't heat up enough to get good grip. Also wider tires will be more susceptible to hydroplaning. This is why motorcycle tires are just about impervious to hydroplaning. I've ridden my bike in pouring rain at 75 mph with a nearly bald rear tire with no ...



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