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Old 09-09-2010, 08:06 AM
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Default Nitrogen in tires?? NOT WORTH IT.

These guys finally did the research on this subject and the results NOT worth it.
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http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-...th-added-cost/
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good info to know to save some money

there's a new garage in town calling itself the "Green Garage"--their aim is to make your older car run more efficiently, use less gas, pollute less, etc.
They are offering free nitrogen for bicycle tires. I may try it on one of my bikes. My 700 cc tire bike keeps losing air, but the smaller & thicker mountain bike tires maintain their pressure well.
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Hey if it's free it can't hurt to use it. The price of the stuff was the reason they gave for not liking using it.
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One other advantage for the racers among us. The pure nitrogen is dry, so it changes pressure less with increased temperature. So your pressures stay more consistent during hard driving!
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Yes it does have it's advantages if you can find it cheap.
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i love they said oxegen wears tyres out, what about the outside in the air all the time lol
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Good point.
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Why so pushy with Nitrogen? I went to get a SMOG check last week, and the tech offered to replace the air in my tires with Nitrogen for only $10. Yesterday, I get a new set of tires, and the service manager said that they can fill my new tires with Nitrogen for just $10!
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YEA but ....When I saw a car with rims with two separate valve stems the light bulb came on.

When you put the tire on and if the bead has sealed where does the air that is already in the tire go????? It doesn't go anywhere it stays right in the tire limiting how much nitrogen can be put in defeating the addition of nitrogen results.

Found out that is why some expensive rims have two valves stems one to put the nitrogen in and one to let the normal air OUT while the nitrogen is being put in.
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