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    Tire pressure

    This might be a silly question but how do you properly check tire pressure when the numbers quoted in the manual are based on two people sitting in the car. What if I can't find two people sitting in there?

    Re: Tire pressure

    Go to Porsche..LoooL, they will help.
    We have the onboard computer, I thought it told us all about tire pressure, and some warning if pressure is low. Doesnt it???,.. Never got deep yet into the onboard and all it does.

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    pfslai said:
    This might be a silly question but how do you properly check tire pressure when the numbers quoted in the manual are based on two people sitting in the car. What if I can't find two people sitting in there?



    Get a couple of passers-by to sit in the car while you check the pressures.

    A word of warning - if one of them is wearing a shell suit and a hood, don't leave the keys in the ignition!

    Re: Tire pressure

    ....put a big rock on the passenger seat

    Seriously, I would not worry about that. You pressure will be accurate enough.

    Re: Tire pressure

    Tire pressures do not change depending on load. You do not need to have two people in the car to check the pressure. The recommended pressure given by Porsche are for your intended load, not the load in the car when you set the pressures.
    The pressure will change with temperature, so the recommended pressures should be set when the tires are cold.

    Re: Tire pressure

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    Vincenzina said:
    Go to Porsche..LoooL, they will help.
    We have the onboard computer, I thought it told us all about tire pressure, and some warning if pressure is low. Doesnt it???,.. Never got deep yet into the onboard and all it does.



    No, OBC doesn't report tire pressure--you need the TPMS for that. A good habit is to check your pressures once a week.

     
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