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Old 01-20-2013, 01:49 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Why are you runnin 45 psi?
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Why are you runnin 45 psi?
I am running 42 for a few reasons:
  • Better MPG
  • Car rolls better
  • I enjoy the handling more with a stiffer tire
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+1 for better MPG

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Y no hacksaw? What about a a band saw??


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Any uneven surface creates uneven stress and weak points in the cut. A hacksaw or bandsaw (which is basically an electoral hacksaw) does just that.

If you plan to do this, use a high speed cutting tool, or have an exhaust shop cut for you.
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