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Post  Mike on Fri 04 Jan 2013, 6:10 am

What is the correct tyre pressures for the Lykamobile?
On the tyre is the maximum 42 PSI Cold.
Too hard will give a hard ride, too soft and you lose grip.
Does any one know what the correct working PSI should be?

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Post  augustrock on Sat 05 Jan 2013, 8:09 am

Not a clue to the correct pressures but I have settled for 30psi front and 35psi rear. These seem a fair compromise over our very rough local roads.

I have now covered over a thousand miles and the tyres have given no problems.

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Post  ejparrott on Mon 07 Jan 2013, 1:19 am

There is a method for normal car tyres but I don't know how the Lika's tyres compare.

Draw a chalk line across the tyre, roll it across a flat surface. the chalk should be rubber off across 75% of the width if the tyre pressure is correct.

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Post  Robfishman on Mon 07 Jan 2013, 3:30 pm

Interesting, is that with the tyre not under load?

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Post  ejparrott on Mon 07 Jan 2013, 11:25 pm

Loaded, at least, I've always done it loaded!

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