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Old 04-16-2016, 08:32 PM   #1
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Went by my local tire dealer today to top up the Nitrogen on my trailer. The machine broke last fall, the cost to replace was too great. I asked of they had noticed any issues using plain old air. They said no.

I topped up the trailer tires at home using my compressor. The end of Nitrogen Madness!! I am not paying for it!!
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Old 04-16-2016, 08:35 PM   #2
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Went by my local tire dealer today to top up the Nitrogen on my trailer. The machine broke last fall, the cost to replace was too great. I asked of they had noticed any issues using plain old air. They said no.

I topped up the trailer tires at home using my compressor. The end of Nitrogen Madness!! I am not paying for it!!
Welcome to the "No Nitrogen" club of which the majority of RV owners belong.
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Old 04-16-2016, 08:38 PM   #3
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We use air. As soon as I found out the cost to fill with the nitrogen- I was firmly in the "no" club.
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I think I'm going to add a better drier to my air compressor and not worry about replacing the nitrogen in the current tires.
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Old 04-16-2016, 09:41 PM   #5
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I wouldn't worry to much about topping up with air. Atmosphere is 78% nitrogen. Assuming you need to replace 10% of your 100% nitrogen fill tire. The final result will still be around 97% nitrogen fill.
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Old 04-16-2016, 09:56 PM   #6
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I added 10 lbs to some tires today and one took 7 lbs. Doesn't really mater as long as they are at the right pressure.
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I added 10 lbs to some tires today and one took 7 lbs. Doesn't really mater as long as they are at the right pressure.
Bbbbut I thought a fellow named B and B said nitrogen filled tires didn't loose very much pressure.
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Bbbbut I thought a fellow named B and B said nitrogen filled tires didn't loose very much pressure.
Nope they didn't till this year. The Mice are letting air out and someone took my valve caps so possibly this is the reason why.
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Old 04-16-2016, 10:29 PM   #9
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OC, his tires filled with nitrogen were fine in "our" country. When he crossed over to "his" country was where the problem occurred!

The machine cost too much to replace? Ripping folks off, selling something we all have freely available already, should have paid for that thing many times over.

Hey Brian, we all still like you without nitrogen. Come here as often as you are able.
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Nitrogen is subject to the same laws as other gasses and will expand and contract with temperature swings pretty much the same as good old air.
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