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Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 09:35:38 +0100
From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamsizefitterzzzz.com>
Subject: Re: What pressure for 16" tires?


Rodney Orr wrote: > > Thanks. I found this info in my Haynes manual: 35 and 41 psi for the 55- > series tires. > Rod. The Saab manual I referred to indicates same pressures for front and rear. The weight distribution of this car tends to be towards the front, so I see no reason to have higher pressures at the rear. I also have 203/55/16 tyres and use 35 psi F&R by experience. This happens to be the same pressure as indicated in Haynes manual page 1.20 Johannes > > On Sun, 25 May 2003 19:07:36 +0100, Johannes H Andersen > <johsnopsamsizefitterzzzz.com> wrote: > > > > > > > Rodney Orr wrote: > >> > >> I just changed my stock 205/55/15 tires for 205/55/16 mounted on 16x6.5 > >> Saab cross spoke wheels. I assume that the pressures recommended for the > >> 15's (30 psi normal and 36 psi high speed / heavy loads) are too low for > >> the 16's. Can anyone tell me what they should be? > >> Thanks, > >> Rod. > >> 1989 9000 Turbo, 5-speed > > > > In the manual for a 1993 900 CSE, the pressures are F&R: > > > > > > 205/60/15 205/50/16 > > > > 1-3 occupants 0-120 mph ... 32 35 > > Max load/0-120 32 38 > > Max load/120- 39 43 > > > > Since 205/55/16 is not listed here, I would go half way between those. > > > > > > Johannes > > > > -- > Using M2, Opera's revolutionary e-mail client: http://www.opera.com/m2/

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