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Old 08-19-2010, 09:43 PM
PaulBennett PaulBennett is offline
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Default Finally a nice comfortable ride in my Ranger

After complaining in every forum I subscribe to and checking shock absorber prices and availability, and checking wheel offset etc etc etc.

I lowered the tire pressure from 35 to 27 psi and it's sedan type comfort now. Hard to believe the difference. My tires (I've only had the truck a few weeks) must be heavy duty off-road or something equivalent, but they are flexing to my satisfaction now. No telling how the tread wear will be but I don't really care, I'm happy and the truck is finally a pleasure to drive.

Why did I choose 27 psi? Frankly, I though 25 might be extreme and 29 was like needing rounding to 30. And if the tire wasn't already round I would have it shaved (another possibility)...well 27 sounded like a good starting point.
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:08 PM
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Default Re: Finally a nice comfortable ride in my Ranger

glad you figured it out
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:14 PM
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Default Re: Finally a nice comfortable ride in my Ranger

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Why did I choose 27 psi? Frankly, I though 25 might be extreme and 29 was like needing rounding to 30.
i like your logic. i do that with everything.
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