# What is a size 33 tire?

## What is a size 33 tire?

A standard sized tire will be displayed in inches. A tire that reads 33 x 12.5 R15, is 33-inches in diameter (or tall), 12.5-inches wide, and will fit a 15-inch wheel.

## Are 33 tires the same as 285?

YES, 285 wide tires are the same as 33” tires although 285 is the tread width in millimeters and 33″ is the tire diameter. 285/75/16 is usually the accepted metric equivalent size for 33’s.

## Should I get 33 or 35-inch tires?

33-inch tires work well with rims that measure 15 or 16 inches in width, while 35-inch tires should only be used with rims that are at least 17-inches wide. Larger tires require wider rims to maximize the tire profile and improve your Jeep’s maneuverability.

## Should I get 33s or 35s?

Stock gears and manual transmission you should stick to 33s. A Rubicon take-off suspension will give you a little lift very economically. If you get 35s you should get a full lift and re-gear. It’s a big investment.

## Is a 315 a 35-inch tire?

A 315/75R16 tire has nearly the same diameter as a 35×12. 50 tire and is commonly referred to as a “metric 35.”

## What is the equivalent to 35 tires?

Most 315 / 70 – 17’s are called 35’s but will measure at 34″ or less. The same is true about a 35 x 12.5 -17, or 35″ tire. It will also usually measure at 34″ or less in use.

## What is the difference between 35×12 50r17 and 315 70r17?

The difference is the 35×12. 50-17 is E rated and the 315/70-17 is D rated. They are essentially the same size tires but I guess using the standard floatation size for one and the P metric size for the other makes it easier to differentiate between the two.

## What does 315 mean on tires?

315. This number indicates that your tire has a width of 315 millimeters. 35. This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 35%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 35% of the width.

## What is the difference between 275 and 315 tires?

the sidewall of the two is within 1 millimeter… the 315 has a sidewall of 110.25mm and the 275 is 110 even, of course this varies with brand… TECH Cry Baby BOSS APPROVED! Naturally you will hook better on a 315 if both tires are the same kind.

## How big is a 315 70r17 tire?

17-inch Wheel Conversion Chart

Metric Standard
245/70/17 30.6″x 9.8
265/70/17 31.6″x 10.7
285/70/17 33.0″x 11.5
315/70/17 34.4″x 12.4

## What is a 35 tire in metric?

315/75R16 is the size for a 35″ tire in a 16″ Diameter metric size.

## What is the difference between 35 and 37 tires?

“The difference between a 35 and a 37 is whether you make an obstacle or you don’t. When you go out in the woods, you want to feel challenged a little bit—and 37s makes everything pretty doggone easy,” says Guyer. But chasing bigger tires in the name of off-road performance demands some genetic reconfiguration.

## What is a 32 inch tire equivalent to?

A 32″ tall tires based on say 18″( inch) rim would come in at something like A 325/55/18 tire In theoretical size. By the front number on a tire in mm times the second number as a . XX would equal one side of tire in height so then you double it and add in rims diameter, like so: 325x.

## What is the equivalent to a 31 inch tire?

Diameter Comparison of Light Truck Tire Sizes

Approx. Tire Diameter (in Inches) P-Metric and European Metric Light Truck
75-series and 70-series Flotation
31-1/2 265/75R16
31 275/70R16
30-1/2 265/70R16 31X10.50R16.5LT

## What size rims do I need for 31 inch tires?

The rim diameter required for the 31 X 10.50 R15 is a 15″ diameter rim (R15 portion of the tire size). As for the width of the rim, I recommend using a rim that is 2″ – 3″ narrower than the tire when applying tires that will see off road use or all terrain use.

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