Mark 2 tyre pressures, non-standard wheels

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Mark 2 tyre pressures, non-standard wheels

Post by DJCarlos » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:10 am

Morning all,

The '88 Scala needs its pressures checking, I've used an online guide before but the only ones I can find now give me the recommended numbers for standard wheels.

I'm rockin' 195 50R15 tyres, anyone got any idea of the right pressure (or know where I can find out!).

Cheers,

Carlos



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Re: Mark 2 tyre pressures, non-standard wheels

Post by GTXTRA » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:27 am

check inside the fuel cap cover for std wheels.

or haynes.

I'd run 30 psi on a 195/50 - 15 all round for general use.


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Re: Mark 2 tyre pressures, non-standard wheels

Post by DJCarlos » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:17 am

Yeah, the label inside the door says 26, I was guessing around 30ish so cheers for confirming!



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Re: Mark 2 tyre pressures, non-standard wheels

Post by MJK 24 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:52 am

I've has 195/50 R15 for years and have always run 29f and 26r.

No issues with tyre wear or life.

VW dropped the pressures on later models to make the steering extra heavy!



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Re: Mark 2 tyre pressures, non-standard wheels

Post by Nate » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:52 pm

I used to run 30 at the front and 44 at the back, but I did treat my mk2 like a van!


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