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Thread: TPMS reset?

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    So I tried to reset my tpms sensors so that I could run 55-60psi in my nittos. For some reason I couldnt get it to take. It would go through its beep on every tire thing fine, it just wouldnt reset.

    So I asked my dealer today when I took it in for a locking mechanism issue. They told me they couldnt do it. Ok.... so after reading a bit, I see that it is possible but they wont do it for liability issues. I have a diablo sport tuner but I dont think it does pressure tire, just tire size.

    Any recommendations boys?

    2009 Silverado LTZ Z71 4x4
    ReadyLift 2.25" leveling kit
    285/65/18 Nitto Trail Grapps
    5%tint all around
    Plasmaglow Fire & Ice LED Bar
    6000k HID's Low and Fogs
    Black badges

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    May I ask why you want to run 60# of air in your tires?

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    cause at 35-40 they feel flat and luggy. they seem to ride much better at 55ish psi and they're max psi is 80 so its not like I'm over inflating them.

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    60psi is alot of air, I think you will wear the centers out of the tires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silveradotrailblazer View Post
    60psi is alot of air, I think you will wear the centers out of the tires.
    I run the same in my nittos and I'm trying to find the same solution. I have efi live and they can't change the pressure neither. I'm tired of pushing that button wen I start my truck. And as for 60 being alot of air. It's what the tires made for. I run up to 110 in tractor trailer tires cause that's what they are made for at the stock setting of 40 they are flat
    2008 Chevy Silverado Z71
    -Y pipe Dual Exhaust 4 inch tips
    -7.5 inch Rough Country Lift
    -3 Inch Body Lift
    -2 inch Add-A-Leaf
    -35x12.5r18 Nitto Trail Grapplers
    -Moto Metal 951 Rims
    -S&B Cold Air Intake
    -Airaid Throttle Body Spacere
    -EFI Live
    -LED Taillights
    -LED Interior Lights
    -Recon Big Rig Light Bars
    -HID 6000k Fog lights
    -5% Tint
    -Billet Grille

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    I got 285 Nitto's on my 2010. Tire shop put 32lbs in them. I immediately dropped to 13-14 mpg. Every time I increased the psi I saw a positive increase in fuel mileage. Like your tires, mine are rated at 80 psi. I have 75 psi in them now and it rides good, getting 16 mpg to boot.

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