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Old 11-21-2012, 12:15 PM   #16
Ir0nM4n


 
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Originally Posted by Mgizzle View Post
Why are you going wider in the rear for winter, you will get less traction? Narrower is better for winter and snow. Pressure equals force over area. If you go narrower your contqct patch area is smaller, ur force is same because that is weight of vehicle. Hence, ur pressure on the contact patch is higher now which is good in slippery situations. Ur drag is also lower in deep snow with the narrower tire, providing better stability.
, agreed.
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