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Old 08-24-2017, 10:39 PM   #81 (permalink)
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A narrow tire and high pressure are also the solution to hydroplaning
Tell that to those mall-cowboys who put oversized tyres in their trucks

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Old 08-25-2017, 12:54 PM   #82 (permalink)
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Tell that to those mall-cowboys who put oversized tyres in their trucks
But the oversized tires are designed for* for travelling over rocks and dirt - just the opposite problem of water & snow on paved roads.

*Of course that's not saying that a lot of people don't use them just for looks, on trucks they never take off pavement.
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Old 08-27-2017, 03:42 PM   #83 (permalink)
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Of course that's not saying that a lot of people don't use them just for looks, on trucks they never take off pavement.
That's why I referred specifically to the mall-cowboys, or "agroboys" as we say in Brazil (even though they don't plant not even their own weed ). But anyway, apart from the hydroplaning issue, those oversized off-road tyres may also lead to other dangerous situations since they wear out quickly when used on-road, which could lead to a tyre blow-up and a rollover for example.
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they wear out quickly when used on-road
Fording rocky creekbeds. The water acts as lubricant for the sharp rocks.

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