Mercury Cougar Owners banner

1 - 3 of 3 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
329 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
Can anyone tell me what the first three numbers of a tire size means.I have 15 by 7 wheels.:D steelcat 70 XR7 ragtop
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
166 Posts
Its the width of the tire.
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
3,404 Posts
example, 295/50/15 is
295 is the width in mm
50 is the profile of the tire (50 percent of the width/ 60 is 60- percent of width,etc.)
15 is rim size in diameter.

Rick
 
1 - 3 of 3 Posts
Top