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The Air in Your Tires

The air we breathe. The air that's in your tires.

The Air in Your Tires

A tire filled with "plain old air" can lose 1.5 psi in less than a month. With nitrogen, it can take up to six months to lose 1.5psi.

The Air in Your Tires

Oxygen reacts and damages inner tire liners and belt packages; nitrogen does not.

The Air in Your Tires

Draining water from your air lines every day helps, but unless you have a really efficient air dryer, chances are there's a lot of water in your compressed air.

The Air in Your Tires

The air around us is full of water vapor. It's called "humidity". Compressing air concentrates the water in it.

The Air in Your Tires

Small bits of corrosion from wheels can prevent valves from seating properly, leading to loss of air pressure.

The Air in Your Tires

NASCAR and Indy Car teams use nitrogen because it allows them to more accurately predict tire pressure fluctuation.

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