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Old 04-07-2009, 05:08 PM   #1
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wow you instigated the RAWR!!!!!1!! in the first post.
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Makes me wonder how much he spent on it....
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Makes me wonder how much he spent on it....
I would assume, as pimp as he makes it sound, prolly a very shinny penny.
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If you wanna get rich, never underestimate the stupidity/gullibility of the general public.
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That is so true its scary
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That is so true its scary
proof of this is the local gas station is selling Nitrogenated air for your tires. This shall improve your fuel millage

It is time to put the summer air in the Miata tires anyways.
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proof of this is the local gas station is selling Nitrogenated air for your tires. This shall improve your fuel millage

Actually there is a point to using nitrogen in the tires vs. the regular air we breath. Bigger molecules. It doesn't leach out through the rubber as quickly. Doesn't expand as much when hot either. 6ul's have 2 valves in them just for the purpose of using nitrogen.

A better analogy would be the shysters that say you can inject water into your cars fuel/air system. Oh wait, that works too....
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And to think some poor mods over there have to actually read every thread... I just browse through here and you guys link me to the threads I have to moderate!

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I'm getting soft... and when the Carrier is in port, I've got way too much free time.
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I'm getting soft... and when the Carrier is in port, I've got way too much free time.
I see that. Get another Miata SOON!
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proof of this is the local gas station is selling Nitrogenated air for your tires.
Nitrogen or "Nitrogenated Air"?
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Nitrogen or "Nitrogenated Air"?
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Actually there is a point to using nitrogen in the tires vs. the regular air we breath. Bigger molecules. It doesn't leach out through the rubber as quickly. Doesn't expand as much when hot either. 6ul's have 2 valves in them just for the purpose of using nitrogen.


Air is mostly nitrogen anyway. But yeah, it doesn't leak out quite as bad, because you don't have the other ~20% or whatever of oxygen, carbon dioxide, etc.

The primary benefit is that it is a dry gas. It will expand/contract the same as any other dry gas (see the Ideal Gas Law), but this will be significantly more predictable and controlled than tires filled out of a compressor that will have some component of water/oil/whatever mixed in.

FWIW, in either ALMS or Grand Am they were simply filling the tires with dry air. Some teams drained them and filled them with nitrogen to remove the remaining ~1% moisture that you can't get out otherwise, but for many, so long as the air is dry, it's good to go, as pressure change with temperature will be predictable.
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