Originally Posted by troidus
Used to be that the purpose of larger wheels was to fit larger brakes. I never see larger brakes on the cars with aftermarket 20"+ wheels on them. With the rotating mass increased and concentrated at the circumference, the brake load goes way up, with no extra brake power to help stop.
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It doesn't hurt when it begins
But as it works its way on in
The pain grows stronger...watch it grin".