Originally Posted by wvcat
The first number is the tire width in mm or 265 mm wide(10.43 in), the second number is the aspect ratio or the sidewall as a % of the width 70%x 265=198.75mm (7.82 in) and of course the third is the rim size. rim size + 2 sidewalls = how tall a tire is. so a 265/70/16 is
10.43 in wide
7.82+7.82+16= 31.64 in tall
A taller tire would be a 275 or 285...
Originally Posted by cucukid124
whats wider a 265/70 or a 265/65?
265/70/16 = 30.6x10.4/16
265/65/16 = 29.6x10.4/16
to get wider the first number needs to increase. 285 or 305 would be the next sizes.
how big of a tire do you want?