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Old 28 October 2007, 04:15 PM
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There is, actually, a good argument for nitrogen-filled tires. The "air" from the compressor at your garage will probably contain both moisture (as the moisture traps are not all that good), and oil (because they are used for air tools). Neither of these things are good, but it's especially the moisture in the air that can cause problems if you live somewhere where the temperature drops below freezing. Moisture in the air inside a tire can accumulate and re-freeze, or more importantly, cause your rims to corrode.

It may not be worth the extra expense, but there is a marginal benefit to "dry" air in your tires.
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