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Re: LEAF uses Bridgestone Ecopia tires

Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:12 am

scottf200 wrote:These Prius folks keep quite a list.

low-rolling-resistance-replacement-tires-current-list
http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-ii-priu ... -list.html

I'm extremely impressed with the Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max so far. Seems like a great compromise.


fwiw the thread you linked to is in the Gen II forum and the nearly identical thread in the Gen III forum is updated more often and discussed more. For that reason I point you to http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-iii-201 ... -list.html
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Re: LEAF uses Bridgestone Ecopia tires

Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:23 am

In inflating tires, the LEAF acts as a pressure sensor:

Do the Pressure Sensor "valve stems" in the LEAF transmit pressure information (rather than just an under-pressure alarm)?

And, do they do that even when stationary?

While inflating a tire with the the LEAF turned ON, it would appear that they do transmit pressure, since the LEAF will flash lights at one pressure (about 35 psi) and beep the horn at a higher pressure (what pressure?).

Apparently the sensor needs to be "activated" when first installed, and the car needs to know their Transmit-IDs (or it would be reading the tires of the car parked next to you.

If these pressures are on the CAN bus, I would sure like to know where, and display them with the SOC-Meter.
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Re: LEAF uses Bridgestone Ecopia tires

Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:30 am

http://www.shadetreemechanic.com/michel ... design.htm
Wouldn't need a spare if you had these kind of tires. Don't know how areodynamic they are though. :lol:

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Re: LEAF uses Bridgestone Ecopia tires

Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:35 am

portableal wrote:http://www.shadetreemechanic.com/michelin_new_tire_design.htm
Wouldn't need a spare if you had these kind of tires. Don't know how areodynamic they are though. :lol:


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Re: LEAF uses Bridgestone Ecopia tires

Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:55 pm

dhanson865 wrote:
scottf200 wrote:These Prius folks keep quite a list.

low-rolling-resistance-replacement-tires-current-list
http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-ii-priu ... -list.html

I'm extremely impressed with the Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max so far. Seems like a great compromise.


fwiw the thread you linked to is in the Gen II forum and the nearly identical thread in the Gen III forum is updated more often and discussed more. For that reason I point you to http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-iii-201 ... -list.html

Thanks for that! I didn't realize they had multiples. Before I posted it I did see the GenII one was updated "Last edited by F8L; 01-24-2012" so I thought it was being maintained.
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Re: LEAF uses Bridgestone Ecopia tires

Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:09 pm

I replaced the tires on my Leaf with the Michelin Primacy MXV4 and I've been very happy with them (see the thread on this elsewhere for more details). Vastly superior to the EP422s... I've not noticed any significant reduction in "mileage" compared to the EP422s...
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Re: LEAF uses Bridgestone Ecopia tires

Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:12 am

scottf200 wrote:
dhanson865 wrote:
scottf200 wrote:These Prius folks keep quite a list.

low-rolling-resistance-replacement-tires-current-list
http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-ii-priu ... -list.html

I'm extremely impressed with the Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max so far. Seems like a great compromise.


fwiw the thread you linked to is in the Gen II forum and the nearly identical thread in the Gen III forum is updated more often and discussed more. For that reason I point you to http://priuschat.com/forums/gen-iii-201 ... -list.html

Thanks for that! I didn't realize they had multiples. Before I posted it I did see the GenII one was updated "Last edited by F8L; 01-24-2012" so I thought it was being maintained.


It is, but not as frequently. The thread in the Gen III or Gen II forum has grown to include tires for both and other cars now up to:

Prius Gen II
Prius Gen III
Prius v (Wagon)
Prius c

I think we can still consider the plug in Prius as the same car as one of the non plugins as regards to tires.

Oh, and as to F8L, he is a great guy but he is a cancer survivor and has been off the boards once or twice due to surgery/treatments so I wouldn't assume no new content past the last updated date in the first post nor would I assume his "update" covers any content in the thread prior to the last updated date.

fwiw I'm hoping to have a leaf at some point so you could say my presence on mynissanleaf.com is just window shopping. Sorry for the off topic post(s) if anybody thinks I've wondered/wandered too far.
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