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My car occasionally gives a "tug" left or right under heavy braking on bad tarmac. While I'm used to large wheels and tyres tramlining over rutted and/or broken surfaces, it only seems to happen when hauling the thing to a halt.<p>It's almost as if the car is a giant dog on a leash, yanking to go one way when I want to go the other...<p>Anyone else experience this?<p>Jamie C -- London, UK.
 

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I feel the tramlining as well, not sure if it's caused by the tires or the wide tires/big wheels/short sidewall combo?
 

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What wheels/tires? (m)

To help minimize this, manufactures found staggering the front/rear wheel/tire sizes and tread patterns helps. A 235 front and 275 rear is better for this than 245's all around.
 

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Re: Re: Tramlining under heavy braking

Ok, thanks to all: it was just something that had bugged me on my way in to work in the morning, and now I know others get the same I shall worry no longer.<br><br>
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Used to suffer tramlining real bad in the Nissan Skyline, even though it had staggered tyres, and to be honest the E55 is hardly noticeable.<br><br>
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It's just 'there', you know...<br><br>
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Jamie -- London, UK
 
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