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- 1 How are lawn tractor tires size?
- 2 Are rim and tire size the same?
- 3 What size tires and rims do I need?
- 4 Can I put larger tires on my lawn tractor?
- 5 How long should lawn tractor tires last?
- 6 How do you know if a tire will fit a rim?
- 7 Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?
- 8 Are 20 inch tires better than 18 inch?
- 9 Can I use 235 tires instead of 215?
- 10 Can I use 215 tires instead of 205?
- 11 Can I put 245 tires on 225 rims?
- 12 What do the numbers mean on tractor tires?

## How are lawn tractor tires size?

Mower tires with the two-number system identify the tire’s width and diameter. In the three-number system, the first number before the X is the tire’s diameter when inflated and not loaded, the middle number is the tire’s width and the final number is the rim width.

## Are rim and tire size the same?

Wheels and tires are not interchangeable words. Tires are a part of the wheel setup. For instance, your vehicle has a set size of rims, but you can buy different sizes of tires to fit those rims, as long as the middle of the tires is the correct size.

## What size tires and rims do I need?

Equivalency table

Rim width | Minimum tire width | Ideal tire width |
---|---|---|

5,0 Inches | 155 mm | 165 or 175 mm |

5,5 Inches | 165 mm | 175 or 185 mm |

6,0 Inches | 175 mm | 185 or 195 mm |

6,5 Inches | 185 mm | 195 or 205 mm |

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## Can I put larger tires on my lawn tractor?

Wheel Size Larger tires are going to be both taller and wider to accommodate more weight. Usually, this means that you’ll have to extend the axle to accommodate them. However, with push mowers, you may be able to find wheels that are relatively the same width so that you can install them on the same axle.

## How long should lawn tractor tires last?

A good lawnmower tire should last at least up to 5 years, depending on the usage. The lifespan of tires depends mainly on the material, usage, and mileage. If you use your lawnmower a lot, or the terrain is hard for your tires, the life span will be shorter.

## How do you know if a tire will fit a rim?

Width and diameter are the two factors that determine tire and rim compatibility. For diameter you’ll need to be sure that your tires and wheels are an exact match, e.g. a 215/65R17 tire will only fit on a 17″ diameter wheel. There’s a bit more flexibility when it comes to wheel widths.

## Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?

Yesthat size will work 100% perfectly, as it is the exact same diameter as the 225 /75-16. 235 /70-16 is actually a shorter tire.

## Are 20 inch tires better than 18 inch?

While 18 – inch tires might provide a more comfortable ride, 20 – inches may handle better.

## Can I use 235 tires instead of 215?

Re: 215 vs 235 tire width yes, There will be a difference, you will notice it more in the diameter if you get the same profile series. The second number is a percentage. The sidewall of this tire is 50% as tall as the tire is wide.

## Can I use 215 tires instead of 205?

Nope. The nominal diameter of the 215’s is 1.7% greater than that of the 205’s. The sidewall height is a percentage of the width of the tire, so a 55 series is taller with a wider tire.

## Can I put 245 tires on 225 rims?

Can you put 245 tires on 225 rims? Yes, you could. As long as both of tires have the same diameter, you can use them. In this case the diameter is 18 for both.

## What do the numbers mean on tractor tires?

The three- number lawn tractor tires numbering system works a bit differently. The middle number between the “x” and the “-,” indicates the tire’s width. The final number indicates the width of the rim. Note that the last number is width, not diameter of the rim.