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Old 07-18-2004, 04:11 PM
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i need some help with tire sizes

on my truck i currently have 235/75 r15 on it i want a taller wider tire but i dont understand the numbers, i know the 15 is rim size so what are the other 2

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Old 07-18-2004, 05:39 PM
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The 235 is the tread width, the 75 is the sidewall height. Its a ratio of the tread width. So your sidewall height is 75% of your tread width. 255/70/r15 would be taller and wider.

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Old 07-18-2004, 05:57 PM
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235 is tire width (or Section Width), not tread width. Two totally different things.


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Yes thats what I meant, guess I was trying not to confuse him with just width.
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Check out the folks at Coker Tire (cokertire.com). I have found them to be very helpful . If their catalog doesn't give you conversion sizes, they will promptly answer your e-mailed questions and give you suggestions on new tire sizes.
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thanks for the help guys
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This is stored in our Knowledge Base TIRE NUMBERS AND WHAT THEY MEAN

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