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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:
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  • I enjoy the handling more with a stiffer tire
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Re: HOW-TO: Cut OEM Springs

+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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