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Old 10-22-2010, 07:40 PM   #1
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Where can I find Nitrogen for my tires in or near Sugar Land, Texas? I currently have Nitrogen in my tires and just need topping-off to increase the pressure. I was getting Nitrogen at Fort Bend Toyota; however, they lost their machine and are not replacing it.

Any help will be appreciated.
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Old 10-22-2010, 07:44 PM   #2
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Costco nearby? they use it. or try the tirerack.com list of recommended installers and call them from the list. better than driving all around.
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Old 10-22-2010, 08:33 PM   #3
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Now that your question has been answered, allow me to comment that this is exactly a major reason that most of us here don't use nitrogen in our tires. Not as plentiful as plain air.
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:03 PM   #4
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Air that we breath is 78% nitrogen! So what does removing the other things do for tires? Rubber is porous to a degree and need attention and topping off. If you two pounds low and add 5 seconds of air from a compressor I don't think it would make a difference.

Now if your changing summer air over to winter air that's a whole different thing! ;-)
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:44 PM   #5
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I bought my Lexus from Sterling McCall down there. They put nitrogen in the tires when they prep the cars. You might stop by and see if they'll let you air up.
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OK I'll bite and show my stupidity what is the advantage of putting nitrogen in the tires...

I doubt I could use it as I have DR on the rear, and drop the pressure to 20 lb at the track... (I have no air pressure sensors in the rear)
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:58 PM   #8
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Wow guess I'm not the only "Stupid" one on the forum..
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