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  • Tire Size Guide | Tire Rack

  • …identifying the tire's Section Width in millimeters is a two-digit number that identifies the tire's profile or aspect ratio. P225/50R16 91S The 50 indicates that this tire size's sidewall height (from rim to tread) is 50% of its section width. The measurement is the tire's section height, and…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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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