Thread: Tire Pressures
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      09-16-2012, 08:47 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by cfabluenose View Post
My non RFT tires are wearing a bit quickly on the edges of the tires. Would it help reduce the wear to increase the pressures a bit? The car is a 328i without sports suspension but has 225/45-17 tires on it front and rear. I'm running the tires at the pressures recommended in the manual. Thanks.
It'd be easier to tell from a picture of exactly what kind of wear is on the edges of the tire. Both sides or just one side?

Generally speaking, stick with the recommended pressure listed on the door jam/manual. Nothing wrong with inflating the tires a bit, but keep in mind too much and you'll have excessive wear in the center of tread due to over-inflation.
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