Accurate rim measurements are necessary to replace the rims or tires. Measuring tape and a bit of labor is all that's required to measure your existing rim in a few minutes. More »

A tire rim's width is measured starting from one tire bead seat area and ending at the opposite tire bead seat area. The diameter of the tire rim is measured using the same method. More »

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Measure the bolt pattern for custom rims by first determining the number of bolts on the wheel. For wheels with four, six or eight bolts, measure the distance between two bolts on opposite ends of the rim from center to ... More »

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Some tips for buying used custom tire rims include checking to make sure that the rim's diameter is the same as the car's current tires, reading the manufacturers recommendations on rim width and weight, and checking the... 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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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 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 »