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Old 10-15-2009, 10:30 AM
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I have the 31x10.50 BGFs on my new alcoas, what tire pressures do ya'll recommend?. I usually run 32-34 psi up front bc of engine weight and 28 psi in the back unless hauling something. What tire pressures do ya'll recommend? it just seems that with 32 psi up front, there seems to be a bigger bulge then im accustomed to where the tire and asphault meet. any suggestions would be great.
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Old 10-15-2009, 10:45 AM
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With my 31" BFGs I just run what is recommended on the door sticker. The look of the tire is no way to determine pressure.
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Old 10-15-2009, 11:18 AM
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Run 40 in the front. There will be less bulge.

I run 44 in my fronts & 40 in the rears.
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I usually fill the tires 10 lbs. less than max, then drive around and adjust according to how it rides. I also keep about 5 lbs more air in the front.
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Old 10-15-2009, 06:01 PM
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I run 33-35 all around. 33psi is what I head the most on RF.
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Old 10-15-2009, 06:37 PM
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35 a around, but they are 245-70R16.

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I run 33-35 all around. 33psi is what I head the most on RF.
thats what i would say with a little more in the front

but it depends if your gonna be towing too...
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Old 10-15-2009, 09:36 PM
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i run 42 all around till i have to load up the bed then i jump up to what is need for the load i have
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i run 42 all around till i have to load up the bed then i jump up to what is need for the load i have
jeez, i would never of thought to have the psi that high but since a few of yous do it ill try it out and see how it rides....
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Old 10-16-2009, 03:01 PM
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jeez, i would never of thought to have the psi that high but since a few of yous do it ill try it out and see how it rides....
it wont ride better, just get better mpg, least i hope so lol
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Keeping high air pressure in the tires will roughen up the ride a bit, but will slightly increase gas mileage from having less rolling resistance, and it'll also help slow down the tread wear.
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I have the 31x10.50 BGFs on my new alcoas, what tire pressures do ya'll recommend?. I usually run 32-34 psi up front bc of engine weight and 28 psi in the back unless hauling something. What tire pressures do ya'll recommend? it just seems that with 32 psi up front, there seems to be a bigger bulge then im accustomed to where the tire and asphault meet. any suggestions would be great.
Ford's recommended cold inflation pressure for the 31x10.50 BFG A/T's on Level IIs is 30 PSI front and rear.
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it wont ride better, just get better mpg, least i hope so lol
thats what i was thinking...if anything wouln't the ride get a little more stiff??
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Old 10-16-2009, 10:08 PM
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i was saying it wont be as soft as before that all
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