Question: Can You Put 12.5 Tires On 8.5 Rims?

What size rim do I need for a 12.5 tire?

A 12.50-inch wide LT tire, for example, might show a range of approved rim widths from 8.5-11 inches.

Some will show a measuring rim width (MRW), which is the rim size used to obtain the section width specification.

A narrower rim will make the tire narrower and a wider one will fatten it up a bit..

Can I put wider tires on my stock rims?

To keep the suspension and speedometer functioning correctly, both the stock diameter and width of the wheels and tires needs to be maintained. As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to fit a tire up to 20 millimeters wider than stock on the original rim.

Will a 12.5 tire fit a 10 Rim?

You’ll need less backspacing (puts the tire out wider), at least 4.5″, for 12.50’s. 10.50’s are thinner and, therefore, have a thinner footprint (less surface area) and will do better in snow and other slick conditions. You also should not run 10.5’s on 10″ rims. You can run 12.5’s on 8″ or 10″ rims.

Does rim width matter for tires?

Sure rim matters for tires. The width of the rim will influence the width of the tire. A tire mounted on a narrow rim would be “narrower” than if the same size tire was mounted on a wide rim.

What size tire can I put on an 8.5 in wheel?

Equivalency tableRim widthMinimum tire widthIdeal tire width8,0 Inches215 mm225 or 235 mm8,5 Inches225 mm235 or 245 mm9,0 Inches235 mm245 or 255 mm9,5 Inches245 mm255 or 265 mm12 more rows

Can I put a 10 inch wide tire on a 8 inch rim?

You can install 8 inch wide front tires and 10 inch wide rear tires if you want. You can install 9 inch wide front tires and 11 inch wide rear tires if you want. You could install 10 inch wide tires all the way around if you want.

Can you put 12.5 tires on 7.5 rims?

IMO a 12.5 inch wide tire may look “pinched” on a 7.5 inch rim, and may not wear evenly… … a 12.5 inch wide tire may look “pinched” on a 7.5 inch rim, and may not wear evenly…

Can I replace 235 tires with 225?

Yes…that size will work 100% perfectly, as it is the exact same diameter as the 225/75-16. 235/70-16 is actually a shorter tire.

Can you fit a 12.5 tires on 9 rims?

yeah that’ll be fine…..the recommended rim width for most 12.50 tires is 8.5-11…so that falls in that range you will be fine. The issue will be whether or not the tire size you go with will fit without rubbing on your rig. Lots of people run 12.50 on their stock 7.5 inch rims with no major problems.

How big of a tire can you put on a 17 inch rim?

Tire Sizes by Wheel Diameter17″ Options215/35-17235/85-17275/40-17215/40-17245/35-17275/55-17215/45-17245/40-17275/60-17215/50-17245/45-17275/65-1720 more rows

Are 285 tires equal to 33?

285/75/16 is the metric equivalent of a 33″ tire. … Although the 285/75/16 is usually the accepted metric size for 33’s, the actual diameter of the tire varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. 285’s actually vary in true diameter. Meaning some are smaller than 33″ and some are larger.

What are offset wheels?

Offset refers to how your car’s or truck’s wheels and tires are mounted and sit in the wheel wells. Zero wheel offset is when the hub mounting surface is in line with the centerline of the wheel.

Can you fit a 275 tire on a 9 inch rim?

you could stagger the tire sizes… For a 17 inch wheel: 255-40 up front and 275-40 out rear. I’ve had 275 on a 9″ rim.

Can you put a 12.50 tire on a 8 inch rim?

The width of the rim will affect the way the tread is shaped as well as the sidewall, but you can definately safely run 12.5 wide tires on an 8 inch wide rim.

Are 33 inch tires the same as 285?

first of all you asked if a 285 was a 33. well no, The 285 is actually the width of the tire and the second Number would be the aspect ratio of the width to the sidewall, that combined with the rim size would give you your height.

Can you fit a 275 tire on a 8.5 inch rim?

You can run a 275/40/17 on an 8.5″ wide wheel. However those wheels are going to look goofy IMO on the car because they are going to be tucked way into the fender. If you can return them I would and get a set of the 9.5″/10.5″ wide versions.

What is the widest tire you can put on a 15×8 rim?

10″Basically the widest tire for the 15×8 would be the 10″, the optimum tire size would be 8″, but not wider than 9″.

Will a 275 tire fit a 10 inch rim?

It will work fine man. Lots of people run that tire size on a 10″ rim.