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Old 07-01-2001, 09:57 AM
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Why are the front tire profile 50 and the rear 40 ? Why not 40 all around ? handling problems like under/oversteer ?
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Old 07-01-2001, 07:22 PM
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The 40 and 50 represent the height of the sidewall as a percentage of the tire width, In order to keep the rolling diameter (and sidewall height) the same on the front and rear the wider tire in the rear will have a porportionally lower aspect ratio.
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