Lotus Elan

+2 tyre pressure.

PostPost by: Hongokongo » Thu May 02, 2013 7:14 pm

I have read a lot in previous posts about tyre pressures, and there seems to be a lot of different opinions. I intend to use the car only on the road, no track days, or anything similar. They are original wheels with standard 165 tyres.
What should the pressure be?
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PostPost by: peterako » Fri May 03, 2013 12:07 pm

Think they 'should be' 20, 24 (front back I think...) lbs

I use 22 lbs all round and have found this very good.

I seem to remember trying the workshop manual recommended pressures before and not being happy with them.

My car is a daily driver with standard alloy wheels on 165 13 80's.

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