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Old 01-09-2006, 07:08 AM   #21
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the other critical factor to consider is the shape of the contact patch on rain & snow performance.

all else being equal, a narrower tire resists hydroplaning better, and anyone who drives regularly in snow will choose a narrower tire for winter where possible for similar reasons.
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the other critical factor to consider is the shape of the contact patch on rain & snow performance.

all else being equal, a narrower tire resists hydroplaning better, and anyone who drives regularly in snow will choose a narrower tire for winter where possible for similar reasons.
You guys are making me want to switch back to my old 175s
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