Are Nitrogen-Filled Tires Worth the Cost?
The main benefit of nitrogen-filled tires is that the loss of tire pressure is slower, because the gas in the tire escapes more slowly than air does. With more stable tire pressure, the thinking goes, you’ll get better gas mileage and get full tire life since you’re always rolling on fully inflated tires. Claims are […]
Nitrogen vs. Air. What Is Right For My Tire?
Nitrogen is offered as an alternative to air for tire inflation. But is it right for you? Tires are designed and built to provide many miles of excellent service but must be properly maintained. The key element of proper tire maintenance is maintaining the recommended tire inflation pressure. The proper tire inflation pressure is recommended […]
Why is nitrogen used in tyres?
To be accurate, nitrogen has always made up a large chunk of the air in your tyres. When you pull in at your local servo to pump your tyres up, you’re using a compressed version of the air that we breathe. This air is colloquially referred to as oxygen, but its breakdown is actually 78% […]