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  • Smaller Wheels for Winter?

  • Smaller Wheels for Winter?

    …and odometer to not be affected. When you have the same diameter tire, but a smaller diameter wheel, this gives the tire's sidewall more height, which helps absorb the impacts from the road and will help lessen the chance of flat tires and bent wheels. All wheels we list for an application…

  • More on Plus Sizing

  • When creating a Plus Size fitment, the section width of the tire increases and the sidewall height decreases. The contact patch of the tire changes shape by becoming shorter and wider. While the shape changes, the size (area) of the contact patch remains relatively unchanged. * High aspect ratio =…

  • Tire Sizing

  • …width of the tire in millimeters. Divide this by the 25.4 to get the section width in inches. In this case 7.6" or about 7-5/8" wide as measured at the bulge of the sidewall. Treadwidth is usually a bit less then section width. The second number 70 suggests that the sidewall is 70% as tall…

  • Plus 1 Plus 2 Equals What?

  • …original size. Plus 0 (Zero) - Increase the section width (first number in the size) while decreasing the aspect ratio (second number in the size). The wheel size stays the same so you will not have to purchase new wheels. Plus 1 - Increase the section width while decreasing aspect ratio but also…

  • Suspension Tech - Altitude & Attitude Adjustment

  • …No matter what you drive, your vehicle's development engineers were faced with considerations that ultimately affected its performance - bumper heights, snow chain clearance and the number of people the vehicle was designed to carry. To accommodate all of those variables, your car's suspension had…

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  • Tire Tech Information - Alignment

  • …Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire Specs Explained: Tread Width Tire Specs: Globalized Standards Tire Tread Markings Tire Tread Patterns…




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