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Good points Kevin

I guess what I'm trying to point out is the set ups with 2" sidewalls. To me all the suspension is "in the suspension". Old cars with (65-70) sidewalls had considerable give in the sidewall with somewhat stiffer suspension. Hence my feeling narrow sidewalls on an older car would be a stiffer ride on a street car.

I remember many years ago when my wife ran into a deep pothole and bent a rim. When I took the wheel to the tire shop and asked if it was possible to straighten the rim the shop said "NO". He also commented that since they came out with narrow sidewall tires he'd been making much more money replacing wheels than selling tires.
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