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Old 12-16-2004, 06:28 PM   #11
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RE: Rear tire pressures.
Those that I listed have worked well for me.
I bumped up the rears to 38.......once.
The tail end was all over the place!
Soooo, back down to the low 30's for me.

RE: Shoe polish.
Yep.
Very good way to check your tires, (albeit messy) and the above explanation is just fine.

A little "cleaner" way to check the tire roll, though it's not as visual.
I did find, there's a bunch of "circles" on the sidewalls of the Conti tires.
You can actually check how much the tire is rolling by checking if the circles are wearing or not.
They are right at the edge of the tread, about where you'd like it to roll over to, but not past.
^^^^Hope that one made sense, cause I don't have a pic.^^^^
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OK ---All tires have a tread to the wall mark. Some are triangles and some are OOO~s some are three to four hash marks it depends on the maker of the tire.....They are all around the outer edge of the tire. This is the limit of the tire roll. If you CAN reach that limit then add pressure. If YOU never reach that limit---------Ya gotta drive harder. But the chalk/shoe white is the oldest trick in the book to find YOUR tire roll over. Do this a few runs and figure either more or less air...YOU gotta do this WE cannot do this for you cuz we are not there. This is a tried and true method....Also if you can drive your foci----Then believe me when I say at a stock level you can out handel most street cars on the block...Just because of the way these cars were set up to begin with....Take the tires to the max----If they squeel dont let up until they slide...Then turn into ity just a touch....Blah Blah...You gotta drive it if you want to win............
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