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Aftermarket wheels psi same as stock?

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Aftermarket wheels psi same as stock?

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I switched out the stock 16” wheels on my s70t5 to the ipd peg replicas at 17” and the matching tires for that wheel. Do I keep the psi at 36 like the car says or is there a different psi I should have the new larger wheels at? Thanks.
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Re: Aftermarket wheels psi same as stock?

Post by Ozark Lee »

All the same.

You may notice a bit harsher ride due to the lower profile if the tire and a lower tire pressure will help that but it will come at a high cost in tire wear and handling.

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