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Old 30th April 2007, 15:24   #1
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Question Advantages of Low profile tyres ???

Would be great if my following doubts get cleared through this post

1.What are the advantages in using Low profile tyres?
2.Does they go with any set of alloys,or special alloys are needed for low profile tyres?
3.The best set of low profile tyres and alloys suiting for my PLAIO.
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Old 30th April 2007, 16:02   #2
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Google says and is kinda on dot

Low Profile Tyres - Performance Characteristics

Compared to conventional passenger car tyres, low profile car tyres have greater width ratio to cope with the demands of higher performance vehicles.

The key performance advantages are:

* Improved handling and grip
* More traction and braking power

Disadvantages are:

* Increased road noise
* A harsher ride
* Less resistance to aquaplaning due to the amount of rubber on the road

Source Tyres-Online: Technical Information: Low Profile Tyres
Tyres-Online: Technical Information: Upstepping
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i think there is a thread already

please have a look at it.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...ile-tyres.html (Pros & Cons of low profile tyres?)

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