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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires


…optional aftermarket wheel and tire packages. Additionally, some vehicle manufacturers have developed Original Equipment applications in which the rim widths are not within the tire's original approved rim width range. For example: 1995 BMW M3 combined 235/40R17 sized tires on 17x7.5" rims (which are 0.5"…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Measuring Rim Width


…measuring rim width changes with the tire size's section width and with the tire size's aspect ratio. As tire section width increases, the measuring rim width increases proportionately in 1/2" increments. Therefore, relatively narrow wheel widths are assigned for smaller tires while wider wheel widths are…

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Tire Stretching


…recommended rim width range. For example, mounting a tire with a rim width range between 6" and 8" on a 9" wide wheel. The tire barely sits on the bead seat and creates a gap between the sidewall and rim. Tire manufacturers put time and money into research and development to design tires at the proper size. Stretching…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Section Width


tire in the P205/60R15 size is measured on a 6.0" wide wheel and this size tire has an approved rim width range from 5.5" to 7.5" wide. The tire has a section width of 8.23" (209mm) when mounted on a 6.0" wide wheel. If that tire were mounted on all of the rims within its approved range, the tire's

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Wider Tires on Your BMW 3 Series

Wider Tires on Your BMW 3 Series


…upgrading tires to a larger size. Using a wider size on the same wheel while maintaining the same overall diameter is known in the tire industry as "plus zero" sizing. This is typically done to get a larger contact patch and for an improved cosmetic appearance. Here is a list of common plus zero sizes on two…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Track & Competition Use


…their tires between runs or track sessions. Competition / Track Use Only Fitments Tire Rack will mount tires on wheels outside the tire size's recommended rim width range at the customer's request for competition and track use only. Note: Tire Rack will not knowingly mount or install a wheel & tire package…

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Upgrade to Aftermarket Wheels


tires and 16x6 wheels. If one were to buy a 17" wheel, the initial choice for tire size would shift to 225/45R17. The average size of a 17" wheel for this vehicle would be 17x7.5. While the overall diameter of the tires remains about the same, the 17" size has an advantage in handling due to the tire's

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Wheel Tech - Offset


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Wheel Tech - Tire & Wheel Package Ride Quality Confirmation


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Sizing Hints for Staggered 16" Wheels

Sizing Hints for Staggered 16" Wheels


tire for enthusiasts who want to enjoy their classic performance cars. Since many performance cars use staggered tire sizing, we looked at each of these sizes on its measuring rim width, which would be considered the "standard" wheel width for a given tire size: Tire Size Measuring Rim Width Rim Range…

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Wheel and Tire Fitments for Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Now Available

Wheel and Tire Fitments for Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S Now Available


…performance. The wheels also seem a bit too narrow and use a very conservative high offset which makes them appear sunken into the fenders. Based upon our measurements, these two cars are capable of running a 245 width tire on all four corners -- utilizing anywhere between a 17"-19" wheel. If you're wanting…

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Wheel Tech - The Right Fit is More Than Just Diameter


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