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Old 11-22-2012, 12:47 AM
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so i was at the stealer today and they were trying to get me to fill my tires with nitrogen at $35.00 for all four tires anybody doin this is it worth it and what do you do when u got a low tire they said better ride and mileage oh yea and nascar uses it and how do i know they put it in and not just air and take my money sounds like B.S. to me
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Nope! Just another way for them to get some money!
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I had nitro in my charger, it came that way. I can't say what benefits it had or didn't have. I just know it was a pain in the butt when they got low and you had to find someone to put air into them. I had to goto the dealerhip and wait to fill them up.
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You can mix nitrogen gas with regular air. My stock tires have about 50/50 because I aired them down at the dunes and then filled it up with regular air.

Here is a link of a pretty good review and it is from a neutral source. http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars...stions/4302788
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think ill just use good ol air out of my compressor
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My tires (stock 20's) came with Nitrogen in the tires and it was free, from what I can tell it's different at every dealership. When I went truck shopping with my old man he was looking into a Silverado. One dealership wanted $95 to fill the tires with Nitrogen, another dealership on the other side of town gave it free of charge. Why, I don't know but I'm guessing it's not very well regulated by corporate and I don't have any doubt Chrysler/Dodge/Ram is the same way.
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The dealerships in B.C. wanted $200 for nitrogen in the tires. " But it's free refills" ....whatever...no thanks.
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Laughing with you, not at you.

Air is a mixture of roughly 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% other gases. The idea of paying for 100% nitrogen or mixing air (which is already about 80% nitrogen) in a 50:50 mix with 100% nitrogen to go from 80% nitro to 90% nitro...c'mon man... That is funny.
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Laughing with you, not at you.

Air is a mixture of roughly 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% other gases. The idea of paying for 100% nitrogen or mixing air (which is already about 80% nitrogen) in a 50:50 mix with 100% nitrogen to go from 80% nitro to 90% nitro...c'mon man... That is funny.
I am not understanding what you are saying but I didnt pay for anything.
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The only thing nitrogen does is it does not expand w/ heat the way air does. Therefore the pressures stay consistent. When I raced we used nitrogen so we could maintain a pressure that worked the best. Not worth it in road vehicles.
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