I have a 1996 Chevy c1500 with 275/55/r15's in it now. Can I use 235/50/15's on it?

Asked by May 23, 2015 at 04:37 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Extended Cab Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Some on is giving me the tires and wanna
make sure it's ok to use them....

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they will be a bit shorter and more narrow but yes they will fit

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heres your info...anything more or less than + or - one size is not a good idea...so no >235/50-15 - 275/55-15 Difference Diameter inches (mm) 24.25 (616) 26.91 (683.5) 2.66 (67.5) 11% Width inches (mm) 9.25 (235) 10.83 (275) 1.57 (40) 17% Circum. inches (mm) 76.19 (1935.22) 84.54 (2147.28) 8.35 (212.06) 11% Sidewall Height inches (mm) 4.63 (117.5) 5.95 (151.25) 1.33 (33.75) 28.7% Revolutions per mile (km) 831.61 (516.74) 749.48 (465.7) -82.13 (-51.03) -9.9% Forum embed code: Speedometer Difference Speedo Reading Actual Speed 20 mph (32.19 km/h) 22.19 mph (35.71 km/h) 25 mph (40.23 km/h) 27.74 mph (44.64 km/h) 30 mph (48.28 km/h) 33.29 mph (53.57 km/h) 35 mph (56.33 km/h) 38.84 mph (62.5 km/h) 40 mph (64.37 km/h) 44.38 mph (71.43 km/h) 45 mph (72.42 km/h) 49.93 mph (80.36 km/h) 50 mph (80.47 km/h) 55.48 mph (89.28 km/h) 55 mph (88.51 km/h) 61.03 mph (98.21 km/h) 60 mph (96.56 km/h) 66.57 mph (107.14 km/h) 65 mph (104.61 km/h) 72.12 mph (116.07 km/h)

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