Contents

- 1 What does the 265 70r17 mean?
- 2 What do the 3 numbers mean on tire size?
- 3 What does 4.80 8 mean on a tire?
- 4 How wide are tractor tires?
- 5 Is tire size the same as rim size?
- 6 Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?
- 7 What’s the difference between 265 and 285 tires?
- 8 How big is a 265 75 17?
- 9 How tall is a 17 inch tire?
- 10 Are wider tires better?
- 11 Can I use 215 tires instead of 205?
- 12 How tall is a 4.80 8 tire?
- 13 What size is a 4.80 8 tire?
- 14 What size tire is a 4.10 3.50 4?

## What does the 265 70r17 mean?

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters. 70. This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 millimeters.

## What do the 3 numbers mean on tire size?

B: TIRE WIDTH The three -digit number following the letter is the tire’s width (from side to side, looking at the tire head on) in millimeters. It’s the height of the sidewall measured from wheel rim to top of the tread, expressed as a percentage of tire width. In other words, it’s sidewall height divided by tire width.

## What does 4.80 8 mean on a tire?

The numbers 4.80/4.00-8 read like this: 4.80″ is the tire width, 4.00″ is the tire section height (from the inside of the donut hole to the outside) and the 8″ is the wheel diameter. Finally, the numbers 4.80-8 read like this: 4.80″ is the tire width and “8 is the wheel diameter.

## How wide are tractor tires?

This means the tire’s width is approximately 4.8 inches and the rim is 8 inches in diameter. Those are the only two numbers you need to find the right size replacement tire. The three-number lawn tractor tires numbering system works a bit differently. 15×6.00-6 is a common size.

## Is tire size the same as rim size?

Wheels and tires are not interchangeable words. Tires are a part of the wheel setup. For instance, your vehicle has a set size of rims, but you can buy different sizes of tires to fit those rims, as long as the middle of the tires is the correct size.

## Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?

Yesthat size will work 100% perfectly, as it is the exact same diameter as the 225 /75-16. 235 /70-16 is actually a shorter tire.

## What’s the difference between 265 and 285 tires?

The larger 285 /70R17 tire in the photo above stands over an inch taller and is nearly an inch wider than the 265 /70R17 size. The width of the tread is also a half-inch wider. Many late-model domestic trucks accept this difference in size.

## How big is a 265 75 17?

Plus Sizes

265 / 75 – 17 | 265 /70- 17 | |
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Diameter inches (mm) | 32.65 (829.3) | 31.61 (802.8) |

Width inches (mm) | 10.43 ( 265 ) | 10.43 ( 265 ) |

Circum. inches (mm) | 102.57 (2605.32) | 99.29 (2522.07) |

Sidewall Height inches (mm) | 7.82 (198.75) | 7.3 (185.5) |

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## How tall is a 17 inch tire?

17 INCH TIRES | TIRE HEIGHT |
---|---|

225 35 17 | 23.20 |

245 35 17 | 23.75 |

315 35 17 | 25.68 |

335 35 17 | 26.23 |

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## Are wider tires better?

Larger tires improve handling and cornering, due to wider tread faces and stiffer sidewalls. Wider tires may decrease braking distances on dry pavement. Wider tires may also increase acceleration, especially in very powerful vehicles such as muscle cars.

## Can I use 215 tires instead of 205?

Nope. The nominal diameter of the 215’s is 1.7% greater than that of the 205’s. The sidewall height is a percentage of the width of the tire, so a 55 series is taller with a wider tire.

## How tall is a 4.80 8 tire?

The 4.80 x 8 tire size like the Kenda K371 Bias Trailer Tire, part # AM10004, is 16.1 inches tall and the overall width is 4.6 inches.

## What size is a 4.80 8 tire?

4.80/4.00-8″ Pneumatic Tire

Tire Type | Pneumatic |
---|---|

Tire Diameter | 15.5″ |

Tire Width | 3.9″ |

Rim Diameter | 8″ |

Load Capacity | 400 lbs |

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## What size tire is a 4.10 3.50 4?

4.10/3.50-4″ Flat Free Tire

Tire Type | Flat Free |
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Tire Diameter | 10.3″ |

Tire Width | 3.3″ |

Load Capacity | 300 lbs |

Weight | 4 lbs |

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