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Old 01-27-2019, 03:35 PM   #1
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Replacing Nitrofill for Compressed Air

With the lack of dealership availability and high cost of refills, Iíd like to completely replace the nitrogen fill tires with compressed air instead. However, thereís little to be found on the whynitrofill.com website about doing away with it so looking for any tips from those that have done this on their Forest Rivers as well.

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With the lack of dealership availability and high cost of refills, I’d like to completely replace the nitrogen fill tires with compressed air instead. However, there’s little to be found on the whynitrofill.com website about doing away with it so looking for any tips from those that have done this on their Forest Rivers as well.

Thank you!
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All nitrofill is, is where the regular air we breath is filtered to get a little more nitrogen content (90-95%). Normal air is already 78% percent nitrogen.


Just air up your tires when needed with regular air, and you will be fine. No need to change anything.


https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiret...jsp?techid=191


https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/...tudy/index.htm
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With the lack of dealership availability and high cost of refills, I’d like to completely replace the nitrogen fill tires with compressed air instead. However, there’s little to be found on the whynitrofill.com website about doing away with it so looking for any tips from those that have done this on their Forest Rivers as well.

Thank you!
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I believe you can just use regular air as needed. No need to "replace" the nitrogen. Air is 78% nitrogen anyway.

EDIT - I see wmtire posted while I was slowly pecking away on the iPad keyboard.
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I would look at using Helium instead. Removes road wear on the tires and they float over bumps better.
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Charging people to fill their tires with nitrogen i one of the biggest scams ever unleashed on the public. The salesmen should be charged with fraud.
Don't worry about removing the nitrogen, just keep your tires topped off with regular old breathable air.
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Same as changing out summer air for winter air. So it won't freeze!
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I did the summer for winter air change last month. This month's job - top up the blinker fluid.
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I would look at using Helium instead.

Removes road wear on the tires and they float over bumps better.
Plus...it makes road noise from the tires sound like Alvin and the Chipmunks!

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I did the summer for winter air change last month. This month's job - top up the blinker fluid.
Make sure you only use the finest synthetic blinker fluid!

Actually, this horse has already been beaten well beyond death in this forum, do a quick search and you'll have every answer you need, and three times as many that you don't!
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Charging people to fill their tires with nitrogen i one of the biggest scams ever unleashed on the public. The salesmen should be charged with fraud.
Don't worry about removing the nitrogen, just keep your tires topped off with regular old breathable air.
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I would look at using Helium instead. Removes road wear on the tires and they float over bumps better.
Try hydrogen. It will give you more lifting power.
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OP, see post #2 for your answer.




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