Changing Tire Sizes

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Changing Tire Sizes
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  • Plus 1 Plus 2 Equals What?

  • …of your vehicle. What is plus sizing? This involves changing the tire and/or wheel size from the 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…

  • One of These Things is Not Like the Other!

  • …if the tires have the same size, that means they will have essentially the same dimensions. One tire is not going to be "low profile" and the other one "not low profile" because that's not how tire sizes work. Also low profile is a relative term, not a strict set of sizes.

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  • 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 =…

  • Always check your tire size

  • …swaps and changes by a previous owner (if you are not the first owner) mean that we cannot be 100% sure that the size the computer says is on your car is what you actually have installed on the car. It only takes a minute when you are entering or exiting the car to check what tire size is currently…


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