will the 215/60/15 tire ..be taller and wider than a 225/65/15

Asked by Mar 03, 2016 at 02:02 PM about the 1992 Chevrolet C/K 1500

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215 is the tire tread width so a 225 is slightly wider. 60 tells you the sidewall height is 60% of the tread width and 15 is the rim diameter. So, a 215/60/15 is the same rim size as a 225/65/15 and slightly narrower and shorter than the 225/65/15.

R-15 =the size of the rim. or 15 Inches tall. The tire could be wider but not taller than 15 inches. If you want a taller size of tire, you need to swamp the rim size.

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