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Are you all running the tire pressure stated on the side of the tire, or are you running a few pounds lower?

My last set: Dunlop's (cough, cough), I was running 40psi and had a lot of slippages' , thus the reason for the new tires even though the Dunlop's are still good, (but a hard tire).

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I believe poundage marked on sidewall are suggested maximums, your manual will suggest lower. Experimen5 for your best feel.
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I believe poundage marked on sidewall are suggested maximums, your manual will suggest lower. Experimen5 for your best feel.
Ok thanks. Don't have a manual and the reason I asked is there are some who say to run max so the tire isn't rolling on you etc.
So that is where I got that idea.

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I'm on my second set of (cough, cough) Dunlop American Elites.
The book says 30lb each but the front started scalloping (around 10k) and people said to run a little higher. The rear is fine at 30. Both tires could go another 10k easy.

As far as cornering, I have no problem with them. Got a 1/4 inch chicken strip on the rear I'm still working on. I don't drag very often but I do like the curves.

The Elites aren't even listed for the Sport. I'm thinking they are a bit much tire for it. I picked up a nail in the rear and pressure was down to 20 and I didn't even notice it.

Given the tread pattern, I don't think they would be that great in the rain.
Overall, I like them and will probably buy another when these wear out.
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I'm on my second set of (cough, cough) Dunlop American Elites.
The book says 30lb each but the front started scalloping (around 10k) and people said to run a little higher. The rear is fine at 30. Both tires could go another 10k easy.

As far as cornering, I have no problem with them. Got a 1/4 inch chicken strip on the rear I'm still working on. I don't drag very often but I do like the curves.

The Elites aren't even listed for the Sport. I'm thinking they are a bit much tire for it. I picked up a nail in the rear and pressure was down to 20 and I didn't even notice it.

Given the tread pattern, I don't think they would be that great in the rain.
Overall, I like them and will probably buy another when these wear out.
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I put 35 in the front and 38 in the rear, seemed a little better.
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