# What is the difference between 265 and 285 tires?

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Check out the difference in size between 265/70R17 and the larger 285/70R17 size below. The larger 285/70R17 tire in the photo above stands over an inch taller and is nearly an inch wider than the 265/70R17 size. … The width of the tread is also a half-inch wider.

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 265 millimeters. 70. This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 70%. In other words, your tire’s sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire’s tread) is 70% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 185 millimeters.

Beside this, Are 285 tires 33s?

YES, 285 wide tires are the same as 33” tires although 285 is the tread width in millimeters and 33″ is the tire diameter. 285/75/16 is usually the accepted metric equivalent size for 33’s. 16.831″ + 16″ wheel = 32.831″ approximate tire diameter.

Likewise, What is 265 70R17 in inches?

Rim Size P-Metric Size
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17 Inch 265/70R17
275/70R17 32.2 inches
285/70R17 32.7 inches
285/75R17 33.8 inches

Also, What is a 33 in tire size?

33″ Tires (+/- 0.50″ in overall diameter)
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33X950-15
33X10.50-15
33X11.50-15
33X12.50-15

What is a 32 inch tire in metric?

What is the metric equivalent of a 32-inch tire? If you mean a 32″ TALL tire simply multiply. 32×25. 4=812.8mm tall.

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285/75/16

### Are 285 tires equal to 33?

285/75/16 is the metric equivalent of a 33″ tire.

### What size tire is equal to a 33X12 50?

A 33×12. 50-18 is a 305/60-18 metric size. Other close sizes are 325/60-18 (33×13.

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### What is a 33 tire equivalent to?

33″ Tires (+/- 0.50″ in overall diameter)
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33X950-15
33X10.50-15
33X11.50-15
33X12.50-15

### Are 285 tires the same as 33?

YES, 285 wide tires are the same as 33” tires although 285 is the tread width in millimeters and 33″ is the tire diameter. 285/75/16 is usually the accepted metric equivalent size for 33’s.

### What is the difference between a 275 tire and a 285 tire?

They both are the same tread width. The difference is the 275/65/17 is a little taller. It is the same tread “mold”. To get a wider bfg tire, you must go to a 285.

### Can I use 60 instead of 65 tires?

Physically, yes they will fit. It is recommended to stay within 3% of the original tire size on the car though. The size you have is 3.09% smaller, so not recommended. You could go with 205/60-15 though if you can get a better deal on that size.

### What size is 325 tires in inches?

Metric Standard
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325/50/20 33.0″x 13.2″

### Are 33 inch tires the same as 285?

YES, 285 wide tires are the same as 33” tires although 285 is the tread width in millimeters and 33″ is the tire diameter. 285/75/16 is usually the accepted metric equivalent size for 33’s.

### Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?

Obviously, you will need a certain kind of tire depending on how you use your vehicle. Due to this, a 235 tire might not be better than a 225 tire, or vice versa, but depending on your situation, one tire might serve you better than the other.

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