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 What does the first number mean in tire size?

Answer The first number advertised on the side of the vehicle tire represents the width of the tire. This figure is measured in millimeters. The number is located after the letter abbreviation that signif... Read More »
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Does Wheel Size Determine the Tire Size?

Yes. The size is marked on the tire wall with a number similar to this: P185/75 R-14. This tire fits on a 14-inch diameter rim. However, this same wheel may take tires of different width (185mm) an... Read More »
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What size tire do i need for size 17 rims?

Automobile tires are specified by three numbers for size: width, sidewall aspect ratio and rim diameter, listed respectively. To fit a 17-inch rim, the last number of the tire size must be 17, such... Read More »
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If My Tire Size Is 265/75/15, Can I Use a 265/75/16 Tire?

At first glance, tire size numbering can be confusing. You may wonder if a 265/75/15 tire is interchangeable with a 265/75/16 tire. Once you understand the tire sizing format, it will become appare... Read More »
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How big is the 747 tire size?

The nose gear tire of a 747-8 airplane is a 26-inch tire, and the main gear tires are 36 inches. The 747-400 uses a size 32-inch for both the nose gear tire and main gear tires. These tires are mad... Read More »
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