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  • What Size Rims or Wheels Fit My Car?

  • Upgrading the wheels on a car is one of the most popular modifications drivers like to make. It allows you to add a personal touch, while also helping it stand out in a crowd. What wheels will fit on your car? Simple. Just use our shop by vehicle feature and we'll show options that are…

  • Downsizing to Smaller Diameter Wheels

  • …performance enthusiasts upgrade to larger diameter auto tires and wheels (rims & tires). If you're not familiar with the plus sizing concept, or just need a refresher, read "Plus Sizing 101." What about the other side of the coin? Why would someone want to minus size their tires wheels…

  • One Size Bigger

  • Occasionally I get requests for tires that are “one size bigger.” To some drivers, bigger means wider, to others (usually 4WD truck owners) it means taller in overall diameter. Some cars and trucks can fit a larger tire in the wheel well than the Original Equipment…some cars…

  • Plus Size Wheels & Tires | Tire Rack

  • …line or was upgraded after it was delivered, Plus Sizing (also called "Inch-Up" sizing in other parts of the world) probably played a role in its tire size choice. Plus Sizing allows tires and wheels to make a fashion statement while providing a functional improvement. Plus Sizing dates back to…

  • Wider Tires on Your BMW 3 Series

  • …one of the most common questions I answer is in regards to upgrading tires to a larger size. Using a wider size on the same wheel while maintaining the same overall diameter is known in the tire industry as "plus zero" sizing. This is typically done to get a larger contact patch and for…

  • Tires As Shoes: Part One -- What Size Do I Have?

  • …What size do I have? What is the purpose of the tire? What am I willing/ able to pay? Before you to go too far into your tire search, check your size first. Our website has the most popular sizes listed for your vehicle in the Upgrade Garage, but it is always good to double check. The tire size can…

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  • Upgrade your M3 tires.

  • If you've upgraded your vehicle to a new set of wheels, then you may need to upgrade your tires. Let's say you drive a 2008 BMW M3 coupe with 20" Breyton Race CS wheels, you will probably need M3 tires in the following sizes: • Front: 255/30ZR-20 • Back: 275/30ZR-20 As a result, you…

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  • Getting the Right Fit: Brake System Upgrades | Tire Rack

  • …spokes for a performance brake upgrade. The increased diameter of the brake rotor will often dictate using larger diameter wheels, sometimes as much as 2-3" larger. Because the caliper is often changed as part of the upgrade, consideration must be given to the size and shape of the new caliper,…

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