Low Profile Tire Contact Patch

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Low Profile Tire Contact Patch
Related Categories: High Profile Tires | Aspect Ratio | Contact Patch | Low Profile Tire Pressure | Sidewall Aspect Ratio | Cornering
  • How big is your contact patch?

  • …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) -- low profile or high profile. For example, low profile tires (at…

  • Related Products: Aspect Ratio | Contact Patch
  • What is the bubble on my tire?

  • …slightly. Are winter tires prone to bubbles? Any tire can fall victim to bubbles, but tires with shorter sidewalls (low profile) are more easily damaged. Can they be repaired? No, unfortunately sidewall bubbles cannot be repaired. Because the area flexes while driving a patch will not stay in place.…

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