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Old 11-06-2012, 12:42 PM   #21
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I use regular air. Unfortunately Nitrogen is not easily available at the track and changing tire pressure is a must.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:23 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by MrDrift View Post
I run a blend in my tires. Somewheres around 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, and 1% argon, just to name a few. Then I throw in whatever else is hanging around to make up the rest. Seems cheaper then pure nitrogen and about 78% as stable. Haven't had a problem in years. It's pretty easy to get locally too.
I've been running about the same ratio for years and never had a problem. I used to pay for it and then decided to get my own compressor. I use a special "family secret" recipe. If anyone wants to know the secret, send me a PM and I'll share

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