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Re: Hydroplaning

> Yes and no.  A heavier vehicle with the same tire pressure will tend to
> hydroplane at the same speed.  Since you are pushing against a fluid,
> force per unit area is key.  Unless you are driving on the rims, force
> per unit area is provided by the tire's inflation pressure.

Yes, of course, duh!  How could it be any other way?  Equal and opposite
and all that...

Huw Powell