Tirerack
Use the following links to go directly to useful tirerack winter items: Tirerack Winter Tires. Gary's Winter Tire FAQ.
Using the links directly supports E90Post with tirerack sales commision!

  E90Post
 


TireRack

   PLEASE HELP SUPPORT E90POST BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER, THANKS!
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Wheels and Tires Forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack > Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25V Winter Tire Pressure



Wheels and Tires forum Sponsored by The Tire Rack
Please help to directly support e90post by doing your tirerack shopping from the above link. For every sale made through the link, e90post gets sponsor support to keep the site alive. Disclaimer

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-27-2012, 12:57 PM   #1
CT_335D
Private First Class
17

 
Drives: 2009 BMW 335d
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Connecticut, USA


Posts: 167
iTrader: (0)

Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25V Winter Tire Pressure

I have a 2009 BMW 335d with Bridgestone Blizzak 205/50-17 non run flat winter tires.

Does anyone know the correct tire pressure for these tires?

New England (Connecticut) weather conditions.

The car manual shows 33/41 PSI (front/rear) for the original tire size of 225/45-17. The 205/50-17 size was the optional tire size for my car.

Thanks
Appreciate 0
      11-27-2012, 01:05 PM   #2
e92oholic
Banned
United_States
36

 
Drives: 2013 MINI JCW GP
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Buffalo NY


Posts: 854
iTrader: (6)

Your manual doesnt give you the right pressures for that size? I was shocked when i actually read mine this year and it went over all different pressures for each car and tire size.
Appreciate 0
      11-28-2012, 02:51 AM   #3
ken1137
Brigadier General
United_States
64

 
ken1137's Avatar
 
Drives: a slow 2009 e90 335i
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago


Posts: 3,698
iTrader: (7)

Garage List
2009 e90 335i  [3.20]
Pm Tire rack...they will let you know.
__________________

BMWCCA member
Appreciate 0
      11-28-2012, 08:24 AM   #4
CT_335D
Private First Class
17

 
Drives: 2009 BMW 335d
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Connecticut, USA


Posts: 167
iTrader: (0)

Who do I PM at tirerack?
Appreciate 0
      11-28-2012, 01:10 PM   #5
jadatis
Enlisted Member
0

 
Drives: No BMW
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Holland Europe


Posts: 42
iTrader: (0)

If you give your GAWR's ( Gross axle weight ratings) and the maximum load of the tires, I can calculate a save pressure for fully loaded.
If you also give the empty weight and configuration of the car ( motor in front for estimating the division between front and back axle) I can give you an advice for normal use ( 3 persons and a little load). Also need to know if they are standard or Extraload tires, if it states on the sidewall somewhere XL extraload or reinforced they are , otherwise iths standard load wich need a lower pressure.

I once got hold of the formula that the tire-makers in Europe use to determine the advice-pressures for Standard load and XL/Extraload/reinforced tires, and went running with it. Got much to know about it hovering the internet.
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2012, 01:24 PM   #6
CT_335D
Private First Class
17

 
Drives: 2009 BMW 335d
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Connecticut, USA


Posts: 167
iTrader: (0)

Found out that 36 PSI is the way to go.
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:59 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST