[DML] Re: all this tire stuff brings me to ask a question.
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[DML] Re: all this tire stuff brings me to ask a question.

To keep it simple: The grip on the road is also determined by the 
height of the side (wall) of the tyre.
The shorter thew distance between wheel and road the stiffer the ride, 
but since there is (almost) no side drag you seem to be glued to the 
Flatter tyres (not by puncture :) ) also get better grip during 
acceleration. The dyno meter can proove that.

And.... if not too flat, it looks very good on a D too. Consider 2" 
larger wheels is about two fingers lesser high tyre.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Farrar Hudkins" <fhudkins@...> wrote:
> Can anyone explain to me what the advantage is of having giant wheels
> and skinny tires? That combination is very popular with drivers of
> Cadillac Escalades and Chrysler 300s around here, and now I see the
> trend is working its way into the DeLorean community. I am curious as
> to why so many people prefer this setup.
> Thanks,
> Farrar Hudkins
> #2613 (auto)


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