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A Lighter Wheel Can Result In More Wheelspin and.. (archive)

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Posted by dpeete on March 08, 2001 at 13:27:03:

In Reply to: Where can I order the SSR Competitions from... posted by BlackMCoupe on March 08, 2001 at 12:23:00:

can allow a driver to "flatspot" the tires (hitting the brakes hard and causing the tire to lock up long enough to shave a flat spot on the tire). The Hoosiers are somewhat prone to doing this, especially on cars with ABS... but I have never driven them on a BMW.

The Hoosiers are great tires... they are the best out there. But they are a very technical tire. I know the conversation is more about rotating mass, but I figured someone might be interested in the further details.


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