Full lock tyre deflation

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  1. gixxerboy

    gixxerboy Member

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    Ive noticed whilst at a drift day my front nearside tyre keeps deflating. its fine whilst on the road only happens after 5 mins of skidding. anyone know what could be causing it? tyres are 215/40/17 federal RSR at 40psi on 17 x 9 bbs LM's
     
  2. Nicksetup

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    making a guess. wheels 9j with a 215 tyres so they are streched on. i would also guess that the offset of wheel is negative of wheel spacer so the scrub radius is wrong. So tyre has a side loading force thats pulling tyre off the bead.
     
  3. Pikey

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    you might just have a puncture?
     
  4. gaz_moose

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    swap the wheels left to right.
     
  5. spaniel

    spaniel bigballs small brain

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    He said its fine on the road
     
  6. Beefy

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    Beading on the wheel is probably broken.

    Get a tyre place to re-bead the wheel, or speed up your steering reaction time :p
     

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