When sizing rims, it's extremely important to take accurate measurements to determine the necessary size. Buyers also need to understand a few important wheel terms, including bolt pattern, rim width and rim diameter. Wh... More »

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The rim size is located along the rim on the back of the hub. It consists of three measurements: diameter, width and bolt pattern. The diameter measurement refers to the diameter of the rim itself, and the width measurem... More »

To determine the tire size needed, use the group of numbers and letters on the sidewall of the tire that reflect the tire type, tire width, construction, rim diameter, load index and speed rating. Additionally, look for ... More »

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Before buying used rims and tires on eBay, it is important to know the measurements of specific parts of the vehicle they are going to be fitted on to ensure a perfect fit. It is also important to fully read the descript... More »

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The size of the rim depends on what type and size of car you drive. Generally speaking, any car can be altered to use rim and tire of any size. More »

To install new rims on a truck, first make sure that your wheels are the correct size for your truck. Replace original wheels with rims that have an equal or greater load capacity to ensure vehicle safety. More »

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Stock rims, or wheels, refer to the size of the wheel that came on a vehicle from the factory. "Stock rims" can also refer to the material and finish of the wheels. Aftermarket rims are often constructed of different mat... More »

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