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      04-14-2009, 05:22 PM   #1
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Quick questiopn guys...

I think 360 filled up my tires with nitrogen when they sent them to me. I went away for a week and i feel as if the tires lost some pressure. Not sure how much they were when i got them, but my question is, can I just add regular air to them or do I have to put nitrogen?
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I thought filling up w/ nitrogen reduces the amount of air that "leaks" out slowly....have you checked for small nails?
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Not really. But i do feel a difference in driving. A bit more sluggish. Im trying to find out how much nitrogen 360 put so I can c where im at now.
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OMFG!!!!

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I strongly suggest you put in helium. It has higher heat capacity than nitrogen so your pressures won't change as much with heat input.

You can also put in Argon. It won't react with the the rubber compounds in the tires.

Don't forget about Radon. It's slightly radioactive, but should produce a better ride due to it's very high density.
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Don't forget Krypton, its super. Or even Xenon, then you can use your headlights to fill up if you get a puncture.
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I think 360 filled up my tires with nitrogen when they sent them to me. I went away for a week and i feel as if the tires lost some pressure. Not sure how much they were when i got them, but my question is, can I just add regular air to them or do I have to put nitrogen?
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Alot of dealerships use nitrogen now..... Its wayyyyyy over priced. It makes a very minimal difference for way too much $$$. Just put regular air back in and youll be fine
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OMFG!!!!

Are you for real?

I strongly suggest you put in helium. It has higher heat capacity than nitrogen so your pressures won't change as much with heat input.

You can also put in Argon. It won't react with the the rubber compounds in the tires.

Don't forget about Radon. It's slightly radioactive, but should produce a better ride due to it's very high density.
LOL its not really that serious tho. Nitrogen or air will do the job. But ur more then welcome to try all those things..... and for the gentlemen beneath u, u as well can try or hid
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you know air is 70% nitrogen right?

The only magic to nitrogen (if you want to call it magic) is there is no water vapor in it. Meaning as your tire heats up there will be less change in pressure.
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