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What size tires go on 18×8 rims?

What size tires go on 18×8 rims?

For the 18×8, you can either use 225/40 or 235/40. Both are perferctly nice fitment in terms of sidewall shape. In fact, if you are going for a tyre brand that has round sidewalls, you may prefer the looks of the wider tyre.

Will 205 tires fit on 8 inch rims?

Yes, 205 is perfectly fine on an 8″ wheel. You’ll suffer in handling because your car will be more likely to ride on the sidewall in turns, this could also cause safety issues to you and those around you as it compromises the tire’s integrity. Put a proper size tire on a proper size wheel.

Whats the widest tire you can put on a 18×8 rim?

A 275 will balloon quite a bit on an 8″ rim. Widest I have seen on an 8″ rim is a 255. My rims on the mustang were 18 x 9.5, with 275/35 Nitto 555 tires, the 275s fit the 9.5 ” rims perfectly.

Will 205 tire fit a 195?

If you want better fuel economy or want to spend less, than you can go with a narrower tire. For example, you can install a 195 tire in place of a 205 tire.

How do I know if tires will fit my rims?

How to make sure that rims will work with tires? Width and diameter are the two factors that determine tire and rim compatibility. For diameter you’ll need to be sure that your tires and wheels are an exact match, e.g. a 215/65R17 tire will only fit on a 17″ diameter wheel.

Can I put wider tires on my stock rims?

As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to fit a tire up to 20 millimeters wider than stock on the original rim. The actual width of the tire will vary depending on the width of the rim: The tire will expand 5 millimeters for every half inch (12.5 millimeters) increase in rim width.

Will a 215 tire fit a 8 inch rim?

A 215 will definitely fit an 8″ wide wheel, but the wheel won’t have any protection from the tire, so you’ll have to be really careful not to curb them.

What size tires fit 15X8 rims?

The two closest sizes in a 15 inch wheel to your original diameter would be either 205/50/15 or 195/55/15. Since you’re planning to run a 15X8, I’d recommend looking for a 205/50 size.

How much bigger is a 205 tire than a 195?

205 is the perfect size for a 6.5″ rim, while 195 is the correct size for 6″ (according to the Tire Rack chart).

Can I use 205 60r16 instead of 205 55r16?

Yes. It will have a slightly lower sidewall height, but should work fine.

Can you put different width tires on same rim?

Simply put, the larger your tire, the more of a grip your vehicle has on the road. For instance, your vehicle has a set size of rims, but you can buy different sizes of tires to fit those rims, as long as the middle of the tires is the correct size.