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Re: I have seen 225/50-15's on a 4kq
Michael Williams <email@example.com> wrote:
> Erik R Addy decided to speak these words:
> >That being said, I DO NOT RECOMEND YOU DO THIS ON A STREET CAR!!!
> >No matter how cheep the tires are. 225 is WAY to wide for a 4k. Among
> >other potential problems, the car will hydroplane like you wouldn't
> Uhh...why is this? Doesnt make too much sense to me...
It's possible to have too much tire for a car. If you the amount of
weight on the surface area on the ground is too little, the tire won't
have enough pressure (not air pressure, but downward/gravity pressure) on
the road to give good grip.
So, if the tires are too wide, things like hydroplaning are excaserbated.
That's kinda why tractor tires are tall and skinny, I believe.