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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…

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  • 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

  • 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 =…


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