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  1. Nitrogen in my tyres GT

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all filled my tyres up with Nitrogen couple months ago was charged £1 per tyre with free refills .Just checked them, at the same pressure no loss at all ,not noticed any increase in MPG as claimed 4 new Uniroyal Rainsport 2 fitted just before putting the Nitrogen in brilliant tyres by the way...
  2. Nitrogen filled can of worms?!

    General Motoring Discussion
    Tyres.... Reports of nitrogen filling having all kinds of benefits, but primarily to me is the MPG improvement of 5% or so as we drive 50k miles a year. So could be worthwhile even if 2%. I know nitrogen is more stable heat wise and you won't get fluctuations in pressures as they warm up. Our...
  3. Does nitrogen actually increase fuel consumption?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I've heard of garages claiming that using nitrogen in your tyes increases fuel consumption. Is this actually true and has anyone tried it? Cheers
  4. Nitrogen?!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey Everyone, Getting my first Alfa on Wed (159ti) and I was reading somewhere that the front tyres take a bit of a bashing. I was taking the Mrs' beemer into ****-fit for tyres and I noticed that they are offering to fill your black cirlces with nitrogen. The leaflet claims increased fuel...
  5. Nitrogen Filled Tyres ...

    General Alfa Discussion
    I was in costco the other day and noticed that they sell tyres, so I went to have a look ... as part of there "advertising" they were saying they use Nitrogen (I think) to fill the tyres, which apparent gives better fuel economy, better performance and better tyre wear ... tbh sounded like one...
  6. Nitrogen in Tyres

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    About to get another set of tyres and the supplier wants to inflate the tyres with nitrogen.This is supposed to improve tyre life. Anybody share some thoughts/experiences????
  7. Nitrogen inflated tyres

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I was talking to a friend of mine the other day (he drives a Peugeot 406 coupe 2,2 lit) and I noticed the green valve caps on his car's wheels so I asked and he told me that he had his tyres filled up with nitrogen and ever since that day he got a sense of more rigid behaviour from the tyres. My...
  8. Nitrogen in tyres??? Are they serious?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I have just come across this page http://www.merityre.co.uk/why_nitrogen.htm are they being serious? How can having your tyres full of nitrogen make any difference? Surely the normal air that is compressed and pumped into tyres is 70% nitrogen anyway(may be wrong as have not been to school...
  9. Nitrogen tyre inflation

    General Alfa Discussion
    i pick up my refurbished 16" anthracite Speedlines tonight the place in Loughborough where I got my Toyo Proxes from (£64.50 take away) is doing tyre inflation with Nitrogen £2 a tyre. Anyone tried this, it sound good...
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