He's asking about going wider, not taller.
Originally Posted by DirtySouthRanger09
Im wanting to get a wider tires for my 02 stepside ranger 4x4. It has p245 75r16's on it now. would p 265 75r16's give me a inch or two sticking out or do i need to go up to a 275 or 285?
Compared with your current 245, the 265 will be about 20mm wider, 275 = about 30mm, 285 = 40mm...all depending on the tire mfg.