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Cooper STT air pressures?

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by yellowshirt, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. yellowshirt

    yellowshirt Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I'm new to this site,,, I just bought a set of Cooper STT tires for my 99 2500 Chevy. I'm using a Boss 8'6" straight blade. I started at 60 psi in the front and 55 psi in the rear,, truck is fairly stiff,,just wondering how soft I can run these tires without premature wear? Softened them to 55 psi in the front and 50 in the rear,, seamed to help the ride some,, still think I can soften them up a little yet but like I said I don't want to run them to soft and cup them or wear them prematurely,,, any advice would be greatly apperiated.
  2. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    I ran my cooper st at 80psi front and back all year round. I got 40K out of mine which is good for 3 years of plowing and hauling a trailer all summer. The truck drives better IMO.
  3. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,338

    i run 60-65 #'s...are you using counterweight in the bed?
  4. seville009

    seville009 Senior Member
    from CNY
    Messages: 690

    I keep my tires around 72 all year
  5. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    summer 80 back 70 front winter 80 front 70 back