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Old 04-14-2009, 10:51 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by CapriRacer View Post
I'm with Ernie on this issue of load carrying capacity: Use the largest size tire that will fit in the fenderwells. Larger tires are directionally towards lower coefficients.
However if that tire is also wider, you could be trading Crr against CdA:

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...g-cd-7475.html

And if it's taller (raising the ride height), drag may increase further.
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