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  • Tire Sizing

  • …at tire sizing for a moment. POP QUIZ 195/70R14 205/60R15 245/45R16 Which of these tires is the widest, and which is the tallest in overall diameter? Dissecting the code you find the the first number 195 is the actual width of the tire in millimeters. Divide this by the 25.4 to get the section width

  • Tire Tech Information - P-Metric & Euro-Metric Tire Sizing

  • …wheelwell dimensions) around either existing or new tire sizes. Metric or Euro-metric sized tires are the ones without the "P" at the beginning, (such as 185R14 or the 225/60R16 listed above). Using metric dimensions to reflect a tire's width actually began in Europe in the late 60s. However, since…

  • Tire Tech Information - Construction Materials

  • …the tire's inner and outer sidewalls (tire section width) lies two radial body plies of polyester cord (a continuation of the same two body plies that were listed under the centerline of the tread). There are many more components inside that aren't branded on the tire sidewall. Many high-speed tires

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