Nitrogen in tires

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  1. Azmontana

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    I've had it running on my car for around a year and checked tyre pressures once a month. In that year I only had to top up with nitrogen 2 times. It's more of a hassle filling your tyres up with air every couple of months.
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  2. Bullspit

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    Excellent balance, and it is the argon that really does the trick.
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  3. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    Oh shit that's funny.:rofl
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  4. Builtdesign

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    Here's some additional info on the subject (relating to cagers) nitrogen in tires

    Don't forget to lube your clutch cable with snake oil too...
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  5. Dustodust

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  6. corndog67

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    I guess if you've got plenty of money or a gas supplier to keep in business, it makes sense. Also, the pit racing thing might put you in the lead with Nitrogen pressured tires. The guys at Starbucks would just drool over that. Maybe you can make a buck by filling everyone's tires for, say, $3.00 per tire out of your bottle?
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  7. Dustodust

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    What happens when you fill your tires with helium
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  8. crofrog

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    Nitrogen expands when hot (like any other gas ever) but it does it predictably. Which allows you to repeatedly hit the hot pressures you're looking for.

    Um yeah, no.
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