OBS vs 2002 wheels ???

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Yeah
Way too small
315 = 35" give or take ...

265 tire is roughly 31-32" tall

My perfect tire would be
37x9.50-17
Or even 37x 10.50-17


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That’s not what those numbers mean. https://www.sullivantire.com/-/medi...l/callout-photos/find-tires-image650x400.ashx

So a 315 tire is “roughly” 315mm wide. Height is accomplished with the next number, in most cases looking for a 35” tall tire is 75, meaning the length from the wheel to the top of the tread is 75% of 315mm, 236mm. Even though it’s only 34.6 inches tall, we all call it a 35. 305/70r16 is about 12” wide when converted to standard and only 32.8 tall. But a 305/55r 20 is still only 12 wide but 33.2 tall.

What you want is simply not made. It can be made to look that way by putting it on a narrow wheel and running high pressure but you’ll wear out the center quick. Doubt you’d find it any other way. 37x12.5 is probably the narrowest you’ll find for a DOT tire. And putting that on a stock wheel you’ll have all Sorts of issues with it hitting/rubbing on turns without probably stacking spacers.
 
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Yeah
I know what the numbers mean
Standard vs metric


And yes I agree
My perfect tire is not made.


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Its not just standard vs metric. There is an equation that you have to do to convert it from metric to standard.

First number is width, second is aspect ratio then obviously rim size. Rim size is always standard but you have to convert it to metric in order for the equation to come out right in order to get the hight of the tire.
 

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