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> Me, I'll take my Z-rated SP8000 with those huge, 10mm wide
> _circumferential_ and diagonal (directional too) grooves designed
> _specifically_ for the high speed water evacuation.
> The one who gets to live through the test writes the story for the
I'm with you and Sarge on the SP-8000's. Haven't hydroplaned 'em yet in
all this El Nino stuff. (Don't try this on Michelin MXV-4's kids.) I
would say that the width of the tire makes a difference as well. A fat
tire will hydroplane much more easily than a skinny one. I guess that's
sort of figured into the formula through the tire pressure, but there
must be a more exact formula.