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  • Tire Stretching

  • …a tire with a rim width range between 6" and 8" on a 9" wide wheel. The tire barely sits on the bead seat and creates a gap between the sidewall and rim. Tire manufacturers put time and money into research and development to design tires at the proper size. Stretching the tire can…

  • 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

  • Wider is better some of the time

  • …different tire and wheel sizes. Three identical Ford Mustang GT's were outfitting with different tire and wheel packages. Car #1 was fitted with OE 17x8 wheels with 235/55-17 tires Car #2 was on 18x9.5 Ford wheels with 245/45-18 tires Car #3 sat on the same 18x9.5" wheels with 285/40-18 tires

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  • Street/Sport Truck All-Season Ratings Charts

  • …and large rim diameter tires enhance a vehicle's looks and performance when used to replace most Original Equipment tires. While they offer all-season versatility, including traction in light snow, tire sizes featuring extremely wide tread widths may limit the traction this type of tire can provide…


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