What Is Aspect Ratio

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What Is Aspect Ratio
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  • How big is your contact patch?

  • …eye on your tires' tread depth. 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…

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  • Tire Tech Information - Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Parking / Storage)

  • …quality is effectively destroyed). A flat-spot's severity is often a function of the tire size, internal structure, load, ambient temperature and time spent stationary. Low aspect ratio tires have less sidewall flex due to their short sidewalls and much of their load carrying capacity is absorbed…

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