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Old 03-19-2013, 12:08 PM   #11
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I think I was thinking of it backwards. What you are saying makes sense. If you put a skinnier thre on a wider wheel, that should decrease sidewall deflection, right? You would think it would increase aerodynamics too. Thank you for the extra explanation.
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I'm not sure I can even guess what would happen, with regards to fuel economy, for a narrower tire on a wider wheel. Gut feeling tells me that the mismatched tire/wheel width idea is barking up the wrong tree no matter how you do it, but I'd be interested in thoughts on what practical effect it might have.
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Always appreciate your input. Again the tire thing is down the road a ways. Ill be sure to post my findings and some numbers at that point. Id like to get back into the previous idea of how many HP I need to build a high mileage town car. Is it ok to coninue this thead here or should I start a new one in the modding section?
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It would be ok here but it would be easier for others to find in the future if you put it in the modding section...your choice.
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