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  • Low Profile Tires

  • If you drive a sporty coupe or sedan, you'll appreciate the performance benefits of a low profile tire. Thanks to a shorter sidewall, these tires handle curves, corners and turns with tight precision and control. But that same sidewall slightly compromises ride comfort because less rubber means less…

  • What You Need to Know About Low Profile Tires

  • …replace low profile tires with 'regular' tires?" These two questions are asked often by customers we deal with when discussing tire options. If the tires you're looking at purchasing are the same size, in this example it would be 245/45R17, then they will have the same dimensions and the tire's profile will…

  • What Causes Tire Bubbles?

  • …causes make it necessary to inspect the tire while mounted on the wheel, as well as dismounting it to inspect the inner liner for damage. While taller profile tires can be damaged by more severe impacts with deeper potholes and sharper curbs, low profile tires mounted on large diameter wheels are the…

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  • Do Low Profile Tires Have a Harsh Ride?

  • …diameter wheel, a car must use tires with a shorter sidewall height in order to keep the same overall diameter. This concept is called Plus Sizing. Take a look at one of my previous blog posts for additional information. The chart below displays the changes in tire profile when moving up to larger diameter…

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  • Rough Ride from Low Profile Tires?

  • …when a Tire Rack customer buys a vehicle with the performance or sport package and doesn't realize the effect the sport suspension and lower profile tires will have. "I have a 2005 Cadillac CTS. The ride is very rough and I think it might have to do with its low profile tires. Can regular tires be installed…


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