The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Tire pressure for Michelin Pilot Sports on 18" (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 7-series Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by Joe Jensen on April 15, 2002 at 18:50:17:

I have the factory Sport Package on a 2001 740iL. The car came with Michelin Pilot Sport tires. The door says 29/35 for up to four passengers, 32/39 for max load. The last set of front tires only lasted 13.5K miles before the outside tread was gone. After about 7k miles I started running the fronts at 35psi.

What cold pressure are you guys running? I almost always drive alone, or with one other passenger, so I should be running 29/35 according to BMW. I love the plusher ride at 29psi, but if the tires will wear better and drive better at 32/39 or higher I'll change.

BTW, I just got new tires Friday and I have an alignment booked for Tues...joe


Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ 7-series Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.