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  • How big is your contact patch?

  • …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) -- low profile or high profile. For example, low profile tires (at left) have a short and wide contact patch that translates to very…

  • More on Plus Sizing

  • …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 mean? The tread blocks with a taller, narrow profile have more deflection…

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  • …N * When replacing Alpha Numeric tires with Euro-metric or P-metric tires, look for the Euro-metric or P-metric size listed in the equivalent aspect ratio. For example, when replacing a FR78-14, you would look up the appropriate 75-series size, the 205/75R14. If replacing a FR70-14, you would look…

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  • Review of: Goodyear Eagle GS-D

  • …these tires run out of stick-um. I had to drop to 45 ratio tires to get tires to fit this time. Turned out to be OK%21 If I can%27t get the same tire next time, I would rather buy bigger rims and go one size up and 35 or 40 aspect ratio than switch tires%21%21%21%21 The rears usually last only…

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