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I am about to put brand new tires on my truck, early 99 single cab lwb. I was wondering what air pressure i should put in. The door says 50 in the front and 65 in the back. I wont be towing or hauling anything at all in it so i was wondering if anyone had found better daily driving results with a different pressure. Also the passenger side mirror is extended all the way out and i know this is gonna sound so noob of me but how the hell do i get it to slide back in. Im not towing anything so i dont need it extended, it dosent have any power controls and a little firm pushing dosent do anything. Is there something im missing?


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When I'm not towing, I like to run the tires at 65lbs all the way around. My sticker says 55/80, but at 80lbs, I can tell that all the tread is not making contact. I don't want to wear out the center of the tire. (truck in sig)

The mirror 'should' push in with a little persuasion. Hopefully, the previous owner didn't pull it out too far.


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thanks for the info. Ill see if i can "persuade" it a little more.


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I run my stock wheels and tires at 65 up front and 50 in the back. I've tried many different combos for best tread wear and this seems the best. More pressure in the back with less weight just wears out the middle of the tread. More weight up front so more pressure. Makes sense to me and tires wear more evenly. This is all not towing.

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me x 2 those pressures work just fine
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