The speedometer of a vehicle determines speed based on the revolutions of the factory sized wheels and, as such, mounting larger tires will affect its accuracy. Fortunately, there are online conversion tools that help de... More »

Bigger tires will cause your speedometer to register a speed that is slower than your actual speed. For example, if your speedometer says 35 miles per hour on 20-inch diameter tires, changing to 23-inch diameter tires wi... More »

Use an online tire size calculator by entering the year, make and model of the vehicle along with information such as the engine trim or special package designation of the car or truck. Some online tire size calculators ... More »

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A tire with the wrong inside diameter may not properly fit the rim, while a tire with an incorrect outside diameter may affect the accuracy of the vehicle's speedometer and odometer. Additionally, because the traction co... More »

Bigger tires will cause your speedometer to register a speed that is slower than your actual speed. For example, if your speedometer says 35 miles per hour on 20-inch diameter tires, changing to 23-inch diameter tires wi... More »

Tire mounting involves putting tires on a vehicle’s wheels and mounting them on the vehicle. Most often, a mechanic balances the tires prior to mounting them. More »

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Advantages of using steel wheels with winter tires include less expense when changing from summer to winter tires, lowering the vehicle's center of gravity and the ability to use smaller tires for better winter handling.... More »