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Rim width and tire width are two closely related sizes. Flexible tire sidewalls alow a single tire size to be mounted on a rim of various widths.
* 160/60-17 will fit 17x5.5 rim on Metzeler Sport Tire, all other 160/60-17 will fit on rim 4.25-5.00 in wide ** Only 180/60-17 Dunlop GT502 , Pirelli Night Dragon and Michelin Scorcher 31 tire fits on 17x4.5 rim
ISO, the International Organization for Standardization has developed a universal tire and rim sizing system that eliminates this confusion. (This system was formerly known as the "E.T.R.T.O." system, developed by the European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation.. The ISO system uses two numbers. The first is width in millimeters.
Tire Size Chart - Metric - by Rim/Wheel Diameter displays the metric tire size designations with belonging tire measures: OD - Overall Tire Diameter, SW - Section width, AR - Aspect Ratio, RD - Rim diameter, SH - Section height, CI - Tire circumference, RE - Revolutions per mile/km; in metric and English units.. Metric tire size designations are grouped by a rim diameter - there is one chart ...
Rim/Wheel Widths Each tire has a specific rim width range on which the tire can be mounted. Failure to follow rim width recommendations may result in poor tire performance or possible wheel and/or tire failure.
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Alpha numeric tire sizes were introduced as Original Equipment in the late 60s and became widely used in the early 70s. These tires were identified with a letter which indicated the tire's load capacity, followed by an "R" if radial ply construction, the tire's aspect ratio and wheel diameter.
Automobile tires are described by an alphanumeric tire code (in American English and Canadian English) or tyre code (in British English, Australian English and others), which is generally molded (or moulded) into the sidewall of the tire. This code specifies the dimensions of the tire, and some of its key limitations, such as load-bearing ability, and maximum speed.
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These codes are typical for Harleys but can be for any tire. The codes do not go beyond 150mm in width. With these tires, the first number of the tire size is not the actual width, it is just a number.