How to Know What Rims Will Fit Your Car
- Determine your bolt pattern. The first step in ensuring that a particular wheel will fit on your car is to find the bolt pattern of the hub.
- Use you tape measure to find out what the stock dimensions of your wheels are. Wheel dimensions are measured in diameter (15,16-17-inches, etc.) and width (6,7, 8-inches).
How do I find out my rim size?
How To Measure Wheel Size and Fitment Diameter Offset –
What is the biggest rim size for my car?
The largest width of the custom rims you should be looking for in this case is 7.5 inches. You can then shop for the largest diameter rim/wheel that has a width of 7.5 inches. In this case 18 inch rims would probably be the largest. If your budget allows, you may be able to find 19’s.
What do rim size numbers mean?
The wheel diameter in this example is the number 16. The definition of wheel diameter is the distance, in inches, measured across the face of the wheel, from bead seat to bead seat. Only wheels and tires of the same diameter can be safely mounted together.
Can you put different size rims on a car?
When changing the car’s original wheels and tires, the general rule of thumb is that you can go up or down by one inch. For example, if your car is currently riding on 17-in wheels, you can reduce the size to 16 inches. If you want to change your car’s wheel size, there are a number of resources that can help.
Can I put bigger rims on my car?
There are definitely some pros and some cons to putting larger wheels on your vehicle. On a car, for instance, base models will likely come standard with a smaller wheel size such as 16″ rims. Most manufacturers don’t recommend going over 1-2 ” more than the original wheel size (for cars).
Where is the rim size on a tire?
The two-digit number after the slash mark in a tire size is the aspect ratio. For example, in a size P215/65 R15 tire, the 65 means that the height is equal to 65% of the tire’s width. The bigger the aspect ratio, the bigger the tire’s sidewall will be.
How do I know my car wheel size?
Tutorial – how to check what size tyre you have on your car.. –
Can you put different width tires on same rim?
Rim Width Range. Because tires have flexible sidewalls, a single tire size will fit on a variety of rim widths. 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.
Photo in the article by “Flickr”