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  • …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…

  • 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…

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  • Review of: Yokohama Geolandar H/T G95A

  • This is my first vehicle that has tires with an aspect ratio of less than 70 so . . . 55 gives me good cornering and braking response, slightly harsh ride. I was a little disappointed in deep snow performance on my inclined driveway. I stopped halfway down and tried to pull forward but spun a tire…

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