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  • How big is your contact patch?

  • …always telling you to keep an eye on your tires' tread depth. A contact patch is about the size of your hand (times four, of course). Not that big considering the weight and movement that those contact patches must support. Contact patches are dependent on a tire’s aspect ratio (profile) --…

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  • Contact Patch?

  • …tire's contact patch controls your acceleration, braking, and corning inputs to the road. In addition, the shape of the contact patch will influence the performance of the tire and the vehicle it's mounted on. Some examples are as follows: For high performance driving, the tire's contact patch would…

  • More on Plus Sizing

  • …decreases. The contact patch of the tire changes shape by becoming shorter and wider. While the shape changes, the size (area) of the contact patch remains relatively unchanged. * High aspect ratio = tall and narrow contact patch* Short aspect ratio = chort and wide contact patchWhat does this…

  • Review of: Continental 4x4 Contact

  • …smooth. Never did much off road driving other than dirt/gravel roads and when newer a muddy lot, no issues. Picked up one screw which was able to be patched, and didn%27t produce any further issues. %3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EBiggest problem I see is the cost of these tires vs the mileage they delivered. Will…

  • Review of: Continental 4x4 Contact

  • …smooth. Never did much off road driving other than dirt/gravel roads and when newer a muddy lot, no issues. Picked up one screw which was able to be patched, and didn%27t produce any further issues. %3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EBiggest problem I see is the cost of these tires vs the mileage they delivered. Will…

  • Review of: Continental 4x4 Contact

  • …smooth. Never did much off road driving other than dirt/gravel roads and when newer a muddy lot, no issues. Picked up one screw which was able to be patched, and didn%27t produce any further issues. %3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EBiggest problem I see is the cost of these tires vs the mileage they delivered. Will…

  • Review of: Continental 4x4 Contact

  • …smooth. Never did much off road driving other than dirt/gravel roads and when newer a muddy lot, no issues. Picked up one screw which was able to be patched, and didn%27t produce any further issues. %3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EBiggest problem I see is the cost of these tires vs the mileage they delivered. Will…

  • Review of: Continental 4x4 Contact

  • …smooth. Never did much off road driving other than dirt/gravel roads and when newer a muddy lot, no issues. Picked up one screw which was able to be patched, and didn%27t produce any further issues. %3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EBiggest problem I see is the cost of these tires vs the mileage they delivered. Will…

  • Review of: Continental 4x4 Contact

  • …smooth. Never did much off road driving other than dirt/gravel roads and when newer a muddy lot, no issues. Picked up one screw which was able to be patched, and didn%27t produce any further issues. %3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EBiggest problem I see is the cost of these tires vs the mileage they delivered. Will…

  • Review of: Continental 4x4 Contact

  • …smooth. Never did much off road driving other than dirt/gravel roads and when newer a muddy lot, no issues. Picked up one screw which was able to be patched, and didn%27t produce any further issues. %3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EBiggest problem I see is the cost of these tires vs the mileage they delivered. Will…




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