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  # 2148879 21-Dec-2018 14:52
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$780 to replace one tyre on my wife's car due to puncture




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  # 2148885 21-Dec-2018 15:10
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Must be a nice car :) 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2148889 21-Dec-2018 15:16
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Maybe it only has one tyre. A unicarcycle.

 

 





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  # 2148891 21-Dec-2018 15:17
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MikeB4: $780 to replace one tyre on my wife's car due to puncture

 

 

 

What was it? A Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2? 

 


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  # 2148894 21-Dec-2018 15:19
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Must be a nice car :) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can only think of a large European SUV with a big engine or a Euro sports car like a Porsche using the tires I said above.
Unless ol mate got ripped off.


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  # 2148895 21-Dec-2018 15:20
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I will have to wait until she gets home and have a look. I know it's 19 or 20inch and gas filled




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MikeB4: I will have to wait until she gets home and have a look. I know it's 19 or 20inch and gas filled

 

Yeah, the old days of liquid filled tyres were a so much simpler time than these fancy gas ones.





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  # 2148983 21-Dec-2018 17:18
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MikeB4: I will have to wait until she gets home and have a look. I know it's 19 or 20inch and gas filled


Yeah, the old days of liquid filled tyres were a so much simpler time than these fancy gas ones.



All the Nitrogen does is keep the tyre inflated longer by slower loss through the rubber. I am not sure it's worth it




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MikeB4:
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MikeB4: I will have to wait until she gets home and have a look. I know it's 19 or 20inch and gas filled


Yeah, the old days of liquid filled tyres were a so much simpler time than these fancy gas ones.



All the Nitrogen does is keep the tyre inflated longer by slower loss through the rubber. I am not sure it's worth it

You might find this interesting (caution if you watch the YouTube video by the same guy it has colourful language)

https://autoexpert.com.au/posts/top-10-reasons-why-nitrogen-wont-help-your-tyres




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@Dingbatt I like John Cadogan he knows his stuff and certainly does not hold back





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MikeB4:
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MikeB4: I will have to wait until she gets home and have a look. I know it's 19 or 20inch and gas filled

 

 

 

Yeah, the old days of liquid filled tyres were a so much simpler time than these fancy gas ones.

 



All the Nitrogen does is keep the tyre inflated longer by slower loss through the rubber. I am not sure it's worth it

 

 

 

Don't use helium because it makes the car lighter and reduces grip on the road. And it makes the tyres sound funny.





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  # 2149131 22-Dec-2018 07:45
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MikeB4:

All the Nitrogen does is keep the tyre inflated longer by slower loss through the rubber. I am not sure it's worth it

 

Whilst that's true, it's not significantly different to air. The only real difference is that the nitrogen is dry, so no pressure changes due to condensation/vaporisation of water.

 

 


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MikeB4:

All the Nitrogen does is keep the tyre inflated longer by slower loss through the rubber. I am not sure it's worth it

 

 

Whilst that's true, it's not significantly different to air. The only real difference is that the nitrogen is dry, so no pressure changes due to condensation/vaporisation of water.

 

 

Considering air is 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% water I wonder how big is the impact for consumer vehicles...





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frankv:

 

MikeB4:

All the Nitrogen does is keep the tyre inflated longer by slower loss through the rubber. I am not sure it's worth it

 

 

Whilst that's true, it's not significantly different to air. The only real difference is that the nitrogen is dry, so no pressure changes due to condensation/vaporisation of water.

 

 

Considering air is 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% water I wonder how big is the impact for consumer vehicles...

 

 

I don't even make the effort in my race tyres.  Basically you get pretty green valve caps and that's about the sum total of "benefit".





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Christmas email fatigue - resulting from emails from businesses simply to deliver some Christmas greeting, which I barely read before deleting - annoyingly, expect some useful ones to be culled along the way.


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