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



Okay, thanks for the explanation. I don't drive my D like a 
"performance" car (reference: Type 4141 Renault transmission), but it 
would be interesting to see if larger wheels made it easier for me to 
find matching tires! ;-D

Cheers,
Farrar Hudkins
#2613 (auto)

welmoedj wrote:
> 
> 
> 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
> road.
> 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.
> 
> Welmoed.

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