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merlin5577
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PostSubject: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyOctober 19th 2009, 4:12 pm

Alright guys its getting cold out now and air constricts as it gets cold, so the pressure will normally drop. Be safe out there and make sure your pressures are up to snuff. I checked mine today and all of them where low, on each truck.

At minimum, check your pressures once a month.

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L 6A
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 6A
2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS 6.6L 5A
1997 GMC Suburban SLT 5.7L 4A


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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyOctober 19th 2009, 4:25 pm

Thanks for the FYI.


I'll wait until it STAYS cold here though. It's going to be 70 tomorrow, 46 Wed. and 75 Thurs. scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyOctober 19th 2009, 4:41 pm

Good advice Rob.
Check your Gas cans out in the shed too. My lawnmower gas can was so severally collapsed because of the colder weather.

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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyOctober 19th 2009, 10:53 pm


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Glenn
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Has anybody noticed? Common Sents is Really NOT that Common.
THERE IS NO STOP SIGNS ON A MERGE LANE!!!
*****************************************************
07 Silverado 2500HD CCSB DMax (Daily Driver)
05 Volvo V70R (Totaled by an Impaired Driver)
57 Chevy Panel Van (project)
57 Mack B61 (for sale)
87 Chevy Kodiak Tilt N Load (SOLD Aug 03/10)
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyOctober 20th 2009, 12:07 pm

If it wasnt so expensive it might be worth it.

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-Robert.
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L 6A
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 6A
2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS 6.6L 5A
1997 GMC Suburban SLT 5.7L 4A


"If you dont stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them."

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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyOctober 20th 2009, 9:45 pm

I check the pressure in my tires far to frequently to need reminding... lol However it's a good heads up... Also don't forget to freeze test your coolant to make sure you don't end up utilizing your freeze plugs this year!!! lol
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyJanuary 11th 2010, 6:09 pm

Since the cold is here to stay, dont forget to check your pressures!

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-Robert.
My Fleet;

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L 6A
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 6A
2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS 6.6L 5A
1997 GMC Suburban SLT 5.7L 4A


"If you dont stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them."

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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyJanuary 11th 2010, 10:18 pm

Good idea since it's going down to -20C here tonight It's probably a good idea since Oct's temps when this thread started.
I'm sure mine will need topping up sum.

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Glenn
*****************************************************
Has anybody noticed? Common Sents is Really NOT that Common.
THERE IS NO STOP SIGNS ON A MERGE LANE!!!
*****************************************************
07 Silverado 2500HD CCSB DMax (Daily Driver)
05 Volvo V70R (Totaled by an Impaired Driver)
57 Chevy Panel Van (project)
57 Mack B61 (for sale)
87 Chevy Kodiak Tilt N Load (SOLD Aug 03/10)
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyJanuary 11th 2010, 10:19 pm

i checked the ones on the 110 ton haul trucks, and they lost 22 psi on average..... that was just in a week
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 4th 2010, 7:51 pm

Alright guys I know its an old thread but you can never be too safe. The cold is here, so be sure to break out the tire pressure gauges and get to work.

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-Robert.
My Fleet;

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L 6A
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 6A
2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS 6.6L 5A
1997 GMC Suburban SLT 5.7L 4A


"If you dont stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them."

New Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 4th 2010, 8:17 pm

you know mine are checked. rotated, oil change, and coolant flush are done in the main drivers.
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 4th 2010, 8:25 pm

Same here. But dont forget the fuel filters. Even gasoline engines dont like pumping cold fuel through clogged filters.

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-Robert.
My Fleet;

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L 6A
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 6A
2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS 6.6L 5A
1997 GMC Suburban SLT 5.7L 4A


"If you dont stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them."

New Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 4th 2010, 8:37 pm

they were done recently so im not to worried.. i like to run a little injector cleaner here and there so i dont get any surprises
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 5th 2010, 12:41 pm

This is cool
Revive an old thread just to keep tradition.
Another good thing about it, I'm getting forgetful in my old age.
Thanx

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Glenn
*****************************************************
Has anybody noticed? Common Sents is Really NOT that Common.
THERE IS NO STOP SIGNS ON A MERGE LANE!!!
*****************************************************
07 Silverado 2500HD CCSB DMax (Daily Driver)
05 Volvo V70R (Totaled by an Impaired Driver)
57 Chevy Panel Van (project)
57 Mack B61 (for sale)
87 Chevy Kodiak Tilt N Load (SOLD Aug 03/10)
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 7th 2010, 2:48 pm

Don't forget to check your lug nuts either, especially those of us with custom wheels. I know the cold doesn't really do much to them, but last weekend I went hunting with a buddy of mine and his tire almost came off because he didn't retorque the lugs after 50, 150, and 300 miles.
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 7th 2010, 4:04 pm

Good advice!

Did my monthly check today; Silverado was down 7lbs at each corner & the Suburban was down 3 lbs at each corner. Good thing I checked... Laughing

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-Robert.
My Fleet;

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L 6A
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 6A
2003 Chevrolet Silverado LS 6.6L 5A
1997 GMC Suburban SLT 5.7L 4A


"If you dont stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them."

New Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 8th 2010, 9:11 pm

If you have summer toys, you might want to throw some fuel stabilizer in the tanks too.....
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 8th 2010, 10:04 pm

The Z71 has been Sta-Bil'd. Pressures are set. Oil needs changing. I gotta get something done around here. Got a couple inches the other day but it's all gone for now. No worries though it'll return as will my role of being the winter "Stig" in my neighborhood! Busted a couple doughnuts the other day!! I've got the winter drifting fever now!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Check your tire pressure!   Check your tire pressure! EmptyNovember 9th 2010, 11:58 am

lucky you.. its in the high 50s around here still..
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