Tire Pressure ?

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I have had trucks ALL my life with GOOD tire Wear Always....Run...35 Pounds all Four tires year around....Check them every two weeks.
Yup, I wasn't saying they weren't good, just never seen them before, and surprised there is no bonding agent.

I've also always done all my own tire service. I have put dozens of straight folded rubber or folded dipped-cord plugs in, and never had a problem with either.

Anything that works is good, but the traditional method allows for plug stacking in emergencies, which doesn't look doable with mushroom plugs. Without having used one yet, the only benefit appears to be slightly cleaner with no cement or vulcanizing agent to contend with, but a little slower and requires a the special tool.

I'll stick to folders until I have reason to change.

YMMV, Cheers.
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I haven't watched this yet, but Project Farm just did a best tire repair kit video. He's normally pretty complete in his testing, so I'm going to watch it now. Should be interesting, he has the mushroom plugs in the list.

 
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I’m running the stock Bridgestone H/T’s in 18”. Door sticker says run 35psi and I’ve done so, I’ve also rotated them every 5k and had them re-balance 3 times.

All four are worn thinner in the center and are now right at the wear bar. I have one tire that is past the wear bar in the center. Coming up on 27K miles.

At 25K I rotated and dropped the psi to 32, rides much better. Two tires have plugs in them too.

I will be getting new tires before winter but probably should replace them now. I would if I were traveling but it’s mostly city driving. I’ll most likely replace them with Michelin’s or similar. I’m 95% on road use.
That's strange as mine are wearing evenly. I have the same tires at 22,000 miles and run them higher at 38 - 40 psi. All at same pressure. I fill them to 40 and as they leak down over many months to 37-38 air up again.
 
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That's strange as mine are wearing evenly. I have the same tires at 22,000 miles and run them higher at 38 - 40 psi. All at same pressure. I fill them to 40 and as they leak down over many months to 37-38 air up again.
Must be the curves and hills we have in TN?
 

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Must be the curves and hills we have in TN?
Does Dolly drive your Ranger? I've stayed at a hotel across from Dollywood but didn't have the Ranger then.
 

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I run 42 psi in all four 18 inch tires. Ride is not wishy washy. Not a hard ride. Rolls better and wearing just fine. Still quiet on the highway.
 
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