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Originally Posted by Pud237 View Post
Mathematically however, surface area doesn't have a bearing on the amount of work you can generate from friction, so in theory it won't make a difference.. So you could use a brake pad twice the size and it wouldn't increase stopping power, everything else being equal.
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Same applies to tyres.. Wider tyres shouldn't give you more grip, they just manage the heat better than skinny ones
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