Posted by David on August 14, 1998 at 07:50:01:
In Reply to: Re: Plus Zero... Dunlop D60 A2 posted by Joe Lloyd on August 12, 1998 at 14:07:42:
Joe is correct on all accounts but one. The size of the contact patch doesn't increase! It does not matter what size "plus" option you change to. All things being equivalent, e.g. air pressure, vehicle weight, etc., The contact patch changes shape not size. Or more specificly, the volumeor area of rubber in the contact patch or in contact with the road surface. With the exact plus fitment you are looking at the contact patch will become wider and not as long.
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