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Re:New Gen Jimny Tyre size

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21 Aug 2019 09:53 #212441 by Andy2640
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Indeed, it is very interesting stuff Lambert and some interesting points you made there.

It has really challenged my views on tyre selection. Pretty cool stuff really.

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21 Aug 2019 10:10 #212442 by iawra
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Then, considering the same vehicle weight, same tire pressure, same sidewall strength, same tire compound and same thread pattern, the benefits of each tire would be:
Wider tire
• On tarmac: Smaller slip angle which means better grip when cornering
• Tarmac/off-road: better stability

Narrow tire
• On tarmac: Less aerodynamic resistance at high speeds
• Off-road: Less frontal resistance on sand, snow, mud and river crossing.
• Tarmac/off-road: less weight

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