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#1 focusdriver

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 05:55 PM

I bought a Mk3 Focus about 3 months ago, it was 6 months old and had 3K miles on the clock.  

 

It's got low-profile tyres - I just wondered whether the recommended pressures for these would be different from the pressures on  the inside of the drivers door?  

Thanks  :)



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#2 artscot79

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 07:35 PM

Ide have said the same 28-30 front 30-32 rear i finds optimal

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 09:52 AM

i rang ford about mine the other day, just gave them the model and the tyre size and they told me what i should have.



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 10:13 AM

Hi, whatever is in the manual or on the door will be correct....



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 11:46 AM

Hi, whatever is in the manual or on the door will be correct....

 

You are right - my tyre specs were on the door along with the recommended pressures.  I'd posted on here without checking it first.   ;)



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 07:30 PM

iv got 35PSI in my 18s  ..wasn't any recommended pressures for 18s on my door sills. just took a while playing about to see what felt right



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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:17 PM

This is a picture of my tyre pressure indicator by the driver door.  I went with 31 front and rear.

 

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 07:50 PM

Nice spec!



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Posted 05 August 2013 - 08:02 PM

iv got 35PSI in my 18s  ..wasn't any recommended pressures for 18s on my door sills. just took a while playing about to see what felt right


+1 I put 35psi in all four tyres feels strange doing it though because the 16" took 38psi

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 11:26 PM

38 PSI in 16s?? ..you mean 28?



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Posted 23 August 2013 - 09:08 PM

i have 225/40/18 and i put 34 in front and 32 in rear mainly due to weight etc.....



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