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Author Topic:   Tire temps
Shaner429
Member
posted January 01, 2001 12:54 PM
I was just wondering when you guys look at tire temps what can your findings tell you? What changes might you make?


jammin
Administrator
posted January 01, 2001 05:46 PM
On the rear...tire temps can tell you if your tires are overinfated or underinflated.....On the front.....they can tell you the same plus your caster and camber changes that need to be made to keep the full contact patch on the ground. This will enable you to tighten your car up a little more and still be able to steer it without it washing out when you tighten it up.

jammin


Shaner429
Member
posted January 03, 2001 09:53 AM
In the rears, how close do you want the temps to be? How high do you want them to be? Should they be the same across the contact patch? If one sides temp is higher then the other does that tell you that that tire is not getting as much bit? thanks for responding Jammin!!


jammin
Administrator
posted January 03, 2001 10:46 AM
Well...that is the target...you want all four tires as close to even as possible all the way across the patch..that means that all your tire is hitting the ground. That would be a perfect scenario. But, with brake heat and other small variables added in, your probably not going to be exact. But you want to get as close as you possibly can.


Donny
Member
posted January 14, 2001 10:45 PM
A hot tire, is it spinning to much,over or under inflated.driving with the rear to much?


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