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Old 03-23-2020, 04:50 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Now the reason for the downsizing is because I am not satisfied with the current tire's ability to absorb potholes, I recently changed front struts (from old busted ones) and it seems that the tires are really just not pleasant to use on bad roads like the ones in my country.
Define not pleasant. Repeated replacement of destroyed tires and/or rims. Harshness, noise and vibration?

There is more to tires than their aspect ratio. You have CapriRacer's attention and that's good.

Consider the counterexample. A tall narrow tire will bridge potholes and dodge them better.

You're limited by gearing to OEM rolling diameter. Tread compound and the number of radial plys might make the difference.
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