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  • Putting Larger Wheels on Your Vehicle

  • …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 = short and wide contact patch What does this…

  • 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…

  • Plus 1 Plus 2 Equals What?

  • …(performance) of your vehicle. What is plus sizing? This involves changing the tire and/or wheel size from the original size. Plus 0 (Zero) - Increase the section width (first number in the size) while decreasing the aspect ratio (second number in the size). The wheel size stays the same so you will…

  • Standard Touring All-Season Ratings Charts

  • …appearance with a passenger tire's smooth, quiet ride. Standard Touring tires are typically available in the lower speed ratings and higher aspect ratio sizes and place more emphasis on ride comfort and treadwear than Grand Touring tires. Advanced Sorting Clear Apply weighting to categories…


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