Jump to content

Went over the scales, now need help with PSI


Recommended Posts

Hit the scales in the way back from DMV.

Front: 8450

Rear: 18450

Was towing a 6/10 trailer and full Diesel, full fresh, and about 1/4 on Grey and Black. 
 

I was able to drop the fronts down to 95 PSI based on tire chart. 
 

My question, how “close” the the weight/PSI should I get? A few hundred pounds over, or quite a bit more? 

F598EB60-63B5-4641-9926-4617E6226B74.jpeg

4E34F400-A190-4707-86C8-7BD5E831A861.jpeg

Link to post
Share on other sites

I always do corner weights plus once I determine the correct psi for the heaviest corner of that axle I run with an extra 5 psi in each tire for a safety factor.

Then I set my Low Pressure Alarm on my Tire SafeGuard TPMS at the original lower psi such that I will never let it go lower than the minimum requirement for the weight of the coach

  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

I round up to the nearest weight and use that inflation pressure; if you're properly filling em cold (in the morning before the sun hits), you're gonna have more air in the tire as you use the coach throughout the day. Our 120PSI steer tires get up to 140+ on a summer drive through foothills.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...