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Correct Tyre Pressure for towing


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Please dont laugh at me but I am trying my best to find the correct pressure for my tyres when it is in normal driving mode and when I am towing! (Heavy Stuff)

I have a 90 defender county with BF Goodrich Tyres at LT 265/ 75 R16.

Any Wisdom?

can't say about normal mode, but standard practice for heavy towing ie 3T is to pump up the rears hard - near to the max rating stated on the tyre - particularly important for the wider tyres

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If the nose weight of the trailer is less than the carrying capacity of the land rover and the back is not loaded then normal pressures should be OK but I usually put about 40 psi in to help with stability in the ruts on the motorway. :)

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