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Related Categories: Widest Tire For Rim | What Size Rim Will Fit My Tire | Rim Width Range | Changing Tire Sizes | Size Calculator | Recommended Rim Width | 17x9 | Is Wider Better | Changing Aspect Ratio | 225 Vs 205
  • 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

  • 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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  • Upgrade to Aftermarket Wheels

  • …(a tire's "footprint") is relative to the width of the tires, and being that the width is 225 vs. 205, you have gained 20 mm in width. This will work very similar on most vehicles. As you increase the wheel size, the width of the wheel also increases. To compensate, the width of the tire

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