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Extra Grip Tyres Nottingham
Extra Grip Tyres Nottingham
Extra Grip Tyres Nottingham
Extra Grip Tyres Nottingham
Extra Grip Tyres Nottingham


How To Find Your Tyre Size

How To Find Your Tyre Size

 

 

When you first see the lettering on the side of a tyre, it may mean ‘gobbledegook’ to you, but the following description will assist you in understanding what you read:

 

The actual letters tell you the exact specification of the tyre – which means, it tells you all you need to know – as follows: For example, if the tyre reads thus:215/55 R16 94W

 

Sidewell Marking

Explanation

 

 

215

Width of the tyre in millimetres

55

Height of the tyre sidewall as a percentage of the width. In this case 50% of 205mm. Also know as the aspect ratio

R

Radial Construction

16

The diameter of the tyre's inner rim in inches

94

Load Capacity of Tyre (See Load Table). In this case its 670kg

W

Speed Symbol. Indicates the max. speed for the tyre at full load. In this case 168mph

XL

Extra load tyres, for use on vehicles with heavier than standard weights.

 

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