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Old 08-24-2013, 10:02 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by herk7769 View Post
I ALWAYS run 78% Nitrogen in my tires!
Lol, Same here. I get it from the compressor in my workshop. I like being able to add air to the tires at home.

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Old 08-24-2013, 10:29 AM   #12
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Hate to say it but nitrogen is a waste, but if you think it works then go for it.

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Old 08-24-2013, 11:56 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Gulfrunner View Post
Currently running it in my truck, just had to fill the tires, the only problem there is no station here, had to go to the dealership to get all the pressure right and had a hour wait just to do 4 tires. Wish they had a place were I could have gotten in and out.
You're truly wasting your time! Consumer Reports mag says there is no
appreciable advantage to 100% nitrogen vs atmosphere at 78% nitrogen.

Valvoline instant oil change has nitrogen around here if you must have it
maybe there is one of them close to you.
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Old 08-24-2013, 07:22 PM   #14
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If it comes with Nitrogen, like my 5th wheel, I run it. But once it drops a bit, I refill with air. We live in a small town and there is NO place I can pull the camper into for a refill (besides its $4 a tire to top it off). I cannot tell it makes any difference in ride or tire life for truck, car or camper. After towing camper 150 miles or more, tire pressure rises just as much with Nitrogen as others did with just air, same for tow truck. ...... my experience.
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Old 09-14-2013, 03:03 AM   #15
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Oddly enough the thing came with nitrogen OEM. LOL
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Old 09-14-2013, 07:14 AM   #16
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Nitrogen fill tires came on our car I did not notice any difference actually the tires wore just as fast (if not faster) I had to add air (N2) as I always do, noticed no difference & had an issue with the Florida company that sells it (The car is a 2011 & now has 95K on it)..... It came in our camper tires & the stickers came off the side when we got it home....... so I just use my home air compressor & carry a compressor with us (pancake type) camping (we have a TH so the space it takes is not an issue) .......

From my usage I noticed NO difference with nitro filled or 78% nitrogen air for normal use........ I would not pay extra or hunt it out when I need air.........but do what you want & what works for you........


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Old 09-14-2013, 07:26 AM   #17
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New trailer came with Nitro Fill, but would not seek a nitrogen refill until we've seen more science behind it. Sure, we've all heard the claims, and perhaps some/all have a basis of truth behind them. I'll wait a couple of years to see what results a larger study group (read that as real-world users) have to report. I'd never put down anyone who was a believer, but personally, I need more documented evidence.

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Old 09-14-2013, 08:14 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by herk7769 View Post
I ALWAYS run 78% Nitrogen in my tires!
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Old 09-14-2013, 08:23 AM   #19
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Boyle's law

Boyle's law addresses this but I'm no expert. This law may provide some science behind the question.
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Old 09-14-2013, 08:28 AM   #20
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I'm kinda old school with this. I use a composition of nitrogen, oxygen, some carbon dioxide and argon and traces of other gases with a touch of water vapor. Works for me. And guess what? The tires still wear.

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