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  • Tire Sizing

  • …look 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…

  • Selecting tire sizes for custom cars.

  • …you should pay attention to the overall diameter. Most vehicles will use the same size overall diameter on the front as on the rear. An example is a Mustang that uses a 245/45R17 front (25.7 overall diameter) and a 275/40R17 rear (25.7 overall diameter). The 40 refers to the percentage of…

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  • What is "Plus Sizing" and what are the benefits?

  • …vehicle by mounting lower profile tires on larger diameter wheels. One-inch greater wheel diameter is referred to as plus-one, two inches is plus-two... and so on. Using a lower profile tire with a greater diameter rim allows the overall diameter to remain about the same, giving your vehicle a…

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  • Embrace the "plus concept" in your aftermarket wheels.

  • …A variety of the wheels in the Tire Rack inventory of aftermarket products come in diameters that are larger than normal for vehicles—but that doesn't necessarily mean you will be changing the overall diameter of the tire. For example, a tire with a low profile that fits the bigger wheel you…

  • Dodge Journey Alternative Tire Size

  • …Dodge Journey? An alternative size of 235/55R19 is a little wider and taller but will still fit on the vehicle and within the plus or minus 3% overall diameter of the O.E. tire size. If you decide to use the alternative tire size make sure you replace all four tires with the same size and tire. Tire…

  • Storing your extra wheels and tires

  • …use? Tire Rack offers three storage options: Seasonal Tire Tote w/Logo •Sold in pairs •One size fits tires 22" to 31" in overall diameter and up to 295mm section width •Holds over 80 lbs. •Machine washable Tire Storage Rack • Overhead organization • Adjustable…

  • Touch of Grey for Your Chevy Impala

  • …the above 18" sizes? The O.E. LS and LT size is 225/60-16 (26.7" overall diameter) and 235/50-18 (27.3" overall diameter) which are about a half-inch wider, while the 245/45-18 (26.7" overall diameter) is approximately another half-inch wider compared to the 235/50-18. For more…

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