Why Put Nitrogen in Tires?
Keeping tires properly inflated is essential to driving safety. Using nitrogen for this purpose usually costs extra, but is it worth it? Nitrogen offers benefits that standard air does not, and many people have made the switch....
Some car dealerships and tire chains claim that filling your tires with nitrogen will
save you money on gas, not to mention offer better performance than air.
Jan 31, 2009 ... Q: Is there any advantage to using nitrogen instead of compressed air in tires?
Will I notice improved fuel economy or a smoother ride? Will my ...
Tires are typically inflated with air that's a combination of roughly 78% nitrogen (N
2), 21% oxygen (O2) and 1% miscellaneous gases. And since all gasses ...
Dec 23, 2014 ... That's said to give you several advantages if you put it in your tires: They say the
oxygen in the air degrades the rubber more than nitrogen does ...
Nitrogen is an "inert" gas, meaning it's a property-free, non-reactive substance or,
more simply put: "nothing." And nothing is exactly what tires should be filled ...
Compressed air is your tire's worst enemy. Air is about 78% nitrogen, 21%
oxygen, and 1% other. Nitrogen is inert, noncombustible and non-corrosive.
Can I put nitrogen in the tires I have now? How much nitrogen should I put in my
tires? ... How does nitrogen affect my Tire Pressure Monitoring System?
Jan 23, 2014 ... Is putting nitrogen in tires worth it? Nitrogen costs more than air, but proponents
cite many benefits. They claim that because nitrogen molecules ...
Oct 11, 2007 ... Our recent blog post, "Tires - Nitrogen Air Loss Study", looked at using nitrogen in
tires. So far, it has generated a lot of interest. In fact, that post ...