How To Measure Rims Size

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How To Measure Rims Size
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  • How We Know What Fits | Tire Rack

  • …wheel to the suspension. The spokes radiate out from the hub and attach to the rim. The rim is the outer part of the wheel that holds the tire. While many people refer to wheels as "rims," this is technically incorrect. Wheels come in all different styles, sizes, bolt patterns and offsets. So how do…

  • Engineering: How it Applies to Shopping for Aftermarket Car Rims

  • …you'll need to measure a few other critical wheel components. At Tire Rack, we do this with sophisticated electronic tools so that our fitment engineers can get extremely accurate measurements. Vehicles are measured as well, enabling us to compare the two sets of numbers in order to determine…

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  • Tire Sizing

  • 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 as the tire is wide. This is NOT an acutal measurement


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