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Subject:  Re: Nitrogen in Tires Date:  12/3/2019  8:30 PM
Author:  Lakedog Number:  5816 of 6531

Keeping tires filled with nitrogen will prevent the oxidation on the interior of the tires. And I do find that my nitrogen filled tires are less likely to set off my TPMS when the weather turns cold.

AJ, you continue to amaze me at the diversity of your knowledge.

My understanding is the same, although, the less oxidation aspect is less a factor. My understanding is that it is real in terms of more stable pressure, Partially in that there is less diffusion through the rubber, as well as nitrogen does not hold as much water vapor. The water vapor is a significant factor in temperature related expansion/contraction. But you need like 95% N2 so many folks get diluted with tire checks and top-offs, etc.

You probably are just as efficient at maintaining if you do monthly checks on your pressure and maintain them. That reminds me, I need to go do March's tire check..........there's the rub, I can't remember to do them monthly.

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