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Old 3 Dec 2006
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Iveco tyre pressures ?

it appears whomever you ask for advice on tyre pressures you appear to get different (and never very convincing) replies.
I know it's tricky, different weight, different vehicles, different tyres etc etc but I though this would be the place to air (no pun intended !!!) opinions.

I'm guessing that anybody reading this already has (or hopes to have) an iveco.

So what's the advice ?
Who's running what ?
post em up or PM me and I'll collate into little table to post on HUBB and then at least people can find their match or take an average !!!

I guess needed is :



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Smile Under pressure

Hi Phil
I run my 3 Tonne (dry) 40-10w on Michelin 8.25x16 XZL tubed at 50 psi until it gets stuck, then go to 30, then 20, but never got that stuck!
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Hi Phil, Have a look on the tyre thats the pressure I use, maybe there is some info in the manual

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Hi phil, while I was running 7.50x16 I simply ran them at the max pressure indicated on the tyre. Less rolling resistance but not very comfortable. I think you lose grip when over pressure but my Daily has never gone fast enough to find out

I don't know how far back the HUBB archives go but I think a pressure/load/conditions data sheet once got put up here a few years ago.
I'll try and remember to dig up the version I downloaded.

My rear twins are not a good example, but on the front, axle weight of 2 tonnes, I run 235/85/16 tubeless bridgestone M/Ts at 4.5 bars on the road, 3 on stony pistes and right down to 1.5 in sand (but not for too long)

You should be able to run your van (4 tonnes) at 3 - 3.5 bars without the tryes looking too squashed.
I don't know whether retreads put up with low pressures as well though, so keep it up (so to speak)

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Reliable answer

Excel isn't a valid file type for posting on the HUBB.
Pity because I found the official Michelin XZL 16 inch data sheet in my archives.
Phil, check your FTP space, you might find a useful looking Excel file there.
I'll try and PDF it at work tomorrow.


Edit: Finally got it, could be handy for others. It's in French but I think you'll manage
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didn't realise an edit wouldn't bring it to the top.
See previous message for pressure table.
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