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Old 02-11-2015, 09:44 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oldtamiyaphile View Post
That's fine in theory, in the real world you could use softer tyre compounds with more grip and similar wear characteristics.
You'd have smaller and narrower wheels with the same compound, rather.
They'd be too heavy for that light car otherwise, too much unsprung weight for such a light car.

They'd be cheaper to buy, there you have a point.
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