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  1. old-mo

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    Could some one tell me what 5.5 bar is in English money ie = lbs as in tyre pressures .. :RollEyes:
     
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    79.7708 psi

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    This is true! I missed the .5 :Blush: My bad.

    But.... was really just pointing out Google does conversions
     
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    Thanks people`s... :thumb:

    So would you say 79 psi or 80 about right... book say`s + or - 0.05 ... :Smile:
     
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    I would be a devil and go for 80*









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    I know sod all about anything technical
     
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    Are they Michelins?
     
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    "Yes"... Jim.. :thumb:
     
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    In layman's terms 1 bar is equal to 14.696 psi which is one atmosphere.
    so 5.5bar X 14.696 = 80.82psi:winky:
     
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    1 bar =
    14.5037738 pounds per square inch at normal elevation.
    dont forget to adjust for tyre temp. pressure is given for cold.
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    80psi it is then:thumb:
    Now you just need a nice set of tyre pressure monitors that will let you know when you've lost precisley 5% of your air. ::bigsmile:

    They normally come with a 2 year guarantee But with you Mo, I'm happy to give you an exclusive lifetime guarantee:thumb::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Your one hell of a salesman, Jim... :ROFLMAO:

    I`ll have six next week... :Doh::thumb:
     
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    5.5 Bar pressure

    To convert Bar to PSI multiply 14.7

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    Bloody favs for LT members ::bigsmile: I sent him a torch so he could see his tyres in the dark :thumb::winky:
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    5.5 bar is £2.19s.6d, if i have worked this calculator correctly Mo!

    Craig
     
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    spot on mate....but i rounded it up to three furlongs. :thumb:
     
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