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 > Recommended Tire Pressures?



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
      04-21-2013, 12:23 PM   #1
Opo
Private First Class
2
Rep
148
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i E92 (12/2006)
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Canada

iTrader: (0)

Exclamation Recommended Tire Pressures?

So I've done some searching already but if I missed it please just point me to the right thread.

I'm looking for some advice as to what PSI I should be running with my setup.

2008 335i Non-Sports package, Sedan

245/30/20 in the front
265/30/20 in the rear

tires are non-RFT.

Currently running 32 PSI cold front & rear right now.

Looking for optimal pressure that I should run to avoid any possibility of abnormal tire wear as I drive approximately 130 KM/day.

Thanks guys.
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2013, 04:02 PM   #2
BmerMeUp
Lieutenant
BmerMeUp's Avatar
Canada
4
Rep
435
Posts

 
Drives: Cinderella: 2008 E91 328xi
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ontario

iTrader: (0)

Found this in my manual.
Looks like 32 for 20" is a little low?
Check out the pic.
Attached Images
 
Appreciate 0
      04-21-2013, 04:23 PM   #3
stupordave
Private First Class
3
Rep
175
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 335is
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Golden, CO

iTrader: (1)

On 19" with Michelin PSS, 38 psi seems to be a good number for me.
__________________

2011 TiAg 335is, Dinan Stage 2 Susp, Dinan FMIC + Oil Cooler, COBB PTF Tune
Appreciate 0
      04-22-2013, 12:37 AM   #4
335dM
Major
24
Rep
1,040
Posts

 
Drives: 335d m package
Join Date: May 2011
Location: montreal

iTrader: (0)

I run my 18 staggered at 42/51 psi
Look inside drivers door!!!
Appreciate 0
      04-22-2013, 12:46 AM   #5
Game
Major General
Game's Avatar
United_States
85
Rep
5,150
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lockport/Chicago, IL

iTrader: (15)

Says what you need on your door jam.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      04-22-2013, 11:37 PM   #6
BmerMeUp
Lieutenant
BmerMeUp's Avatar
Canada
4
Rep
435
Posts

 
Drives: Cinderella: 2008 E91 328xi
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ontario

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 335dM View Post
I run my 18 staggered at 42/51 psi
Look inside drivers door!!!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Game View Post
Says what you need on your door jam.
I would be surprised if his door jam told him what to do with 20" rubber...


The page from the manual suggests pressure goes up as profile goes down.
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2013, 11:28 AM   #7
Opo
Private First Class
2
Rep
148
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i E92 (12/2006)
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Canada

iTrader: (0)

Thanks for the help guys. Right now I am running 38 PSI in the front and 42 PSI in the rear, measured cold..
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2013, 12:00 PM   #8
teshc5
Registered
0
Rep
2
Posts

 
Drives: e90
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: vancouver

iTrader: (0)

i usually run 38 all around
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2013, 08:13 PM   #9
kaede
First Lieutenant
Canada
4
Rep
365
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 335i e90
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Vancouver BC

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 335dM View Post
I run my 18 staggered at 42/51 psi
Look inside drivers door!!!
Sounds a bit high... but anyways, what puzzles me is that there are so many different sets of tire pressure being used that you probably can't find the "right" one here. Afterall there is no "right" pressure. I run 35/38 on 245/35/18 and 265/35/18. 3 psi higher than the manual psi. Good Luck!
__________________
94 NSX - Garage Queen
97 Integra Type R - Track Warrior
01 BMW E39 M5 (Sold), 2x 02 BMW E39 M5 (Sold & sold)
07 E90 335i 6MT - DD
2013 E63 AMG Wagon - Family Hauler
Appreciate 0
      04-29-2013, 01:26 PM   #10
VMRWheels
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
VMRWheels's Avatar
268
Rep
16,178
Posts


 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Anaheim, CA

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2014 BMW F22  [0.00]
2013 BMW F06  [0.00]
2013 BMW F30  [0.00]
Around 38 PSI should be about right if I'm not mistaken.
Quote:
Originally Posted by 335dM View Post
I run my 18 staggered at 42/51 psi
Look inside drivers door!!!
That seems rather high...
__________________

VMR | Wheels - Mitch A. | p. 714-442-7916 extension 107 | e. Mitch@velocitymotoring.com | ** VMR Holiday Special! **
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
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:57 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