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Old 05-02-2004, 05:16 AM   #11
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255=width of tire
35=height of sidewall
17=tire size
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Old 05-02-2004, 12:08 PM   #12
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255=width of tire
35=height of sidewall
17=tire size
To be clear, 17 represnts rim or wheel size
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Just maintain overall tire height, which over one is closest to stock
To maintain the same height, use the calculator Jim posted.
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I see you are in ME...be aware that a wider tire (yes, even 10mm, such as a 235 vs. 245) will give you less traction in the snow....I went with the stock size because of this.

If you have a winter set of tires then no need to worry.
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"wider is better"
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255=width of tire
35=height of sidewall
17=tire size

to clarify....255 is the width....
35 is the aspect ratio between width and height
17 is the rim size

http://www.yokohamatire.com/utaspect.asp
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"wider is better"
Sniff,sniff...I smell a GP somewhere
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255=width of tire
35=height of sidewall
17=tire size

to clarify....255 is the width....
35 is the aspect ratio between width and height
17 is the rim size

http://www.yokohamatire.com/utaspect.asp
basicly the same thing but i didnt use "aspect ratio" which is the proper term
WTF
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Relax....

When searching for tires, its best to use the correct terms so that when you ask around people know what you are looking for.
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"wider is better"
Ha! Not to be h8in', but the so-called "Wide-track" GP was actually narrowest track on that platform
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