Inflation of tyres with nitrogen

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  1. Petros

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    Has anyone used this method of inflating motorhome tyres with nitrogen and is it possible to top up with the normal commressed air?
     
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    You might keep pressure for longer but I can't think of another benefit for a motorhome. Yes I believe you can top up with regular air.
     
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    If you read my AA link it points out that normal air is 78% nitrogen ...............therefore if you top up nitrogen with air you would gradually dilute the gas in the tyre until it was only air.:Doh:
     
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    you could always fill with hydrogen which is much lighter than air, thus relieving some weight problems and turning you van into an old BANGER :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    An interesting question which gave rise to this thought......if you filled the tyres of your towed car attached to your A frame with enough helium
    so that it just floated there...hovering a foot off the ground.........would it still get you pulled over in Spain ?

    barry:Smile:
     
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    Low flying fine????
     
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    i dare say that could be interesting to watch you go round a round-a-bout :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Its a way of parting you from your money. How do you know your getting nitrogen and not just compressed air. Air is 78% nitrogen anyway and behaves no differently in tyres than normal air.

    Stick with air its free!!!!!
     
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    I agree it would be pointless, the OP asked if you could, and of course, you can::bigsmile:
     
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