Reading Tire Sizes
This calculator is useful for determining the difference in speedometer and odometer reading or gearing.
Reading tire sizes. Leaving aside the question of brand preference it of course depends a great deal on what size rims you have wire or steel and whether they are original equipment or not. The most common bike tires and tubes are 26 inch or 700c. Actual advertised tire height and tread width will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer for specific p metric tire sizes. Automobile tires are described by an alphanumeric tire code in american english and canadian english or tyre code in british english australian english and others which is generally molded or moulded into the sidewall of the tire.
This helps you in rough spots whether youre keeping your 4x4 at stock ride height or raising it up with either a body or suspension lift kit. 700c wheels measure approximately 29 inches in diameter with the tire installed. This service calculates various aspects of a tire given its size specification. They look cool and have the potential of being very functional but they may also be robbing you of powergas mileage.
When this system was used tire aspect ratios were either 82 or 92. When you want higher levels of grip for stomping over mud rocks or snow off road tires are typically designed with deeper tread larger sizes and higher sidewall ratios than standard tires. The graphic shows your stock tire selection in an outline overlaid on your new tire selection. Determining the best tire size to buy for your mgb is a popular discussion among owners.
The numeric tire sizing system is the oldest in the united states. It is used for passenger car tires. Find new gear ratio with new tire size. Make a tire or auto repair appointment today.
When shopping for tires designed specifically for off. This code specifies the dimensions of the tire and some of its key limitations such as load bearing ability and maximum speed. H f tire service proudly serves the local lancaster reading pottstown hanover and ephrata pa area. The values shown are calculated measurements based on the p metric formula.
Any number of tire sizes may be specified in the list.