# Question: What Tires Will Fit My Rims?

## What size tire will fit my rim?

For sports cars, the general rule of thumb is to match the wheel width to the tread width in inches. For example a tire size 285/35-19 has a tread width of 9.9″. The ideal wheel width would be 10.0″ for that tire.

## Can any tire fit on any rim?

It depends. 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.

## How do you match tires to rims?

How to Match Tires to the Rim Size

1. Set the rim upright as if it were mounted on a vehicle.
2. Measure the width of the rim from the inside of one bead to the inside of the other bead. The bead is the lip of the rim.
3. Multiply the width in inches by 25.4 (the number of millimeters per inch). This calculation gives you the first number in the tire size.
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## Which tire fits safely on which rim?

Is it ok to fit above tire into the wheel/rim? Although we can use practically any tire/rim combination that shares the same bead seat diameter, it is unwise to use widely disparate sizes. A general guideline is that the tire width should be between 1.45/2.0 x the inner rim width.

## Can wider tires fit on same rim?

As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to fit a tire up to 20 millimeters wider than stock on the original rim. The actual width of the tire will vary depending on the width of the rim: The tire will expand 5 millimeters for every half inch (12.5 millimeters) increase in rim width.

## Can I change tire size without changing rims?

It’s possible to change the size of your tires without actually changing the diameter. One example is if you want larger rims – you can buy tires that compensate for the larger rims by reducing the “height” of the outer tire.

## Can I use 235 tires instead of 215?

Re: 215 vs 235 tire width

yes, There will be a difference, you will notice it more in the diameter if you get the same profile series. The second number is a percentage. The sidewall of this tire is 50% as tall as the tire is wide.

## Will a 235 tire fit a 7.5 inch rim?

235/40/18 is a closer match to the stock tire than 225/40/18 in height. However, virtually none of tire manufactures recommend mounting the 235 on a 7.5” wide rim. The ideal min. rim width would be 8″ for the 235.

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## Can I use 225 tires instead of 235?

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.

## Can I put 245 tires on 225 rims?

Can you put 245 tires on 225 rims? Yes, you could. As long as both of tires have the same diameter, you can use them. In this case the diameter is 18 for both.

## Can I put 265 tires on 245 rims?

Yes, but only if certain criteria are met. Both tires on the same axle have to be the same size tire. IF you have 4 Wheel Drive or All Wheel Drive you have to buy 4 new 265 tires. The 265 tire diameter has to be the same as the 245 tire diameter.

## Can you put 215 tires on 205 rims?

For example, if your car has 205/50-16 tires and you want more grip, you can install a 215-width or maybe even 225-width tires. For example, you can install a 195 tire in place of a 205 tire.

## What size tires can I put on a 700c rim?

On a ‘700cwheel, you can have a range of different widths. 23mm wide tires have been the standard for most road cycling over the past couple decades. You might see a 700x20c, or a 700x25c. On a cyclocross bike or 29-inch mountain bike, you could see tires as wide as 700x35c or 700x58c.

## What size tire fits a 15×10 rim?

275 and 295 will fit fine on a 10 inch wheel. Your 235 should be 26 inches tall. The 295 should be close to 26.5 inches tall.

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## Will a 2.125 tire fit a 1.75 rim?

They should fit with no problems. When I was a kid, a lot of us into BMX all ran 20 x 1.75 rims, but the front tire would be a 2.125 and the rear was a 1.75.