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tyre pressure HELP needed pls

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by khalil, Aug 12, 2008.

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    hi anyone with genuine 18inch sline alloys check there fuel cap for the tyre pressure please, i upgraded mine from 17inch to 18inch but dont know if i have the right pressure for the 18inch tyres, at the moment they are 28psi front and 30psi at the rear, the tyres are CONTINETAL SPORT 2 (225 40 18), checked the web but cant find noting, many thanks
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    Assuming that your's is a 3-door two wheel drive, like mine, my fuel flap says 33psi front and 30psi rear for 18"....
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    yes it is a 3 door two wheel drive, is that pressure with a full load of people??? whats the best pressure to run the tyres??
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    i run my sportback 5dr with s-line 18's 35 front and 33 rears....
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    To confuse matters further, my A3 sportback recommended tyre pressures were 38F/35R.
    Anything less than that and you noticed the handling going stodgy.

    I needed a new fuel flap under warranty.
    The dealer gave me the car back with a sticker for 17" wheels....:wtf:
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