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  • How big is your contact patch?

  • …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 responsive handling, stability and traction on dry roads and in corners. High profile tires (at right), on the other hand,…

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  • What is "Plus Sizing" and what are the benefits?

  • …the appearance and performance of their vehicle by mounting lower profile tires on larger diameter wheels. One-inch greater wheel diameter is referred to as plus-one, two inches is plus-two... and so on. Using a lower profile tire with a greater diameter rim allows the overall diameter to remain…

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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…

  • Review of: Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D ROF

  • Purchased as a snow tire, I was not expecting it to handle as well as the lower profile Goodyear Eagles that were OEM on the Cooper S but they are better. A bit noisier with a slightly softer ride they perform as well. Traction is exceptional considering we have had almost 40 inches of snow in…

  • Review of: Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D ROF

  • Purchased as a snow tire, I was not expecting it to handle as well as the lower profile Goodyear Eagles that were OEM on the Cooper S but they are better. A bit noisier with a slightly softer ride they perform as well. Traction is exceptional considering we have had almost 40 inches of snow in…

  • Review of: Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D ROF

  • Purchased as a snow tire, I was not expecting it to handle as well as the lower profile Goodyear Eagles that were OEM on the Cooper S but they are better. A bit noisier with a slightly softer ride they perform as well. Traction is exceptional considering we have had almost 40 inches of snow in…

  • Plus Sizing 101

  • …how it works. What is plus sizing? Plus sizing is the process of using larger diameter wheels mounted with lower profile tires. Why plus size? The purpose for using lower profile tires in plus sizing is twofold. First, doing so maintains the overall diameter of the Tire & Wheel Package. This…

  • Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D DSST RunOnFlat 225/50-17 Tire

  • …RunOnFlat (ROF) Performance Winter / Snow tires were developed for sports cars, coupes and sedans that come from the factory equipped with low profile tires mounted on large diameter alloy wheels. Designed tooffer temporary extended mobility in the event a puncture allows complete pressure loss…

  • Per Tire: 
    $208.33
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  • Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D DSST RunOnFlat 225/50-17 Tire

  • …RunOnFlat (ROF) Performance Winter / Snow tires were developed for sports cars, coupes and sedans that come from the factory equipped with low profile tires mounted on large diameter alloy wheels. Designed tooffer temporary extended mobility in the event a puncture allows complete pressure loss…

  • Per Tire: 
    $168.02
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