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  • Plus Size Wheels & Tires | Tire Rack

  • …and increasing stability. A Plus Sizing rule of thumb is to increase tire width by 10 millimeters and decrease sidewall height by 5 to 10 percent for each 1-inch increase in wheel diameter. You will often find only +/- a few tenths of an inch difference in the overall diameter of the tires, as…

  • 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 =…

  • Plus Sizing 101

  • sizing with a lower profile tire often leads to more responsive handling and a better cosmetic appearance. Notice that while the wheel diameter increases, the tire profile decreases. It's that simple. You don't have to do the math on your own! Our website fitment specialists already know what size

  • Save Gas on your 235/65-17 Mid-Size SUV Tires

  • tire manufacturers are starting to release fuel efficient low rolling resistance tires in SUV sizes. Bridgestone recently released the Ecopia EP422 in the popular 235/65-17 size (current price is $116* plus shipping). 235/65-17 is a common Original Equipment size (please double check your size) on…

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