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OzzyLiriano said:
How much is 35 sidewall in inches or a 40 sidewall?
It matters on the width. The sidewall number is a percentage of the width. Let say you have 265/50/15 the sidewall would be 50% of 265.
 

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So basically 275/40/20 is taller or thicker in sidewall than a 295/40/20?
295s would have a thicker sidewall because the percentage stayed the same.
 

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No problem
 

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No, the math is correct. 235mm * 0.5 is your sidewall height, or 117.5mm. Convert that to inches, double it, and add you wheel size and you end up at about 27.25" Remember that the tire size measurements from the manufacturers are nominal. Just because they *say* it's a 235mm wide tread, the actual tire will vary from that somewhat.

Doing the math again, your 295/35-20 would have 103.25mm sidewalls or approximately 4", so a 28" tall tire. The 275/40-20 would have 110mm sidewalls, ending up at 28.66" total height. Make sense now?
 

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No, the math is correct. 235mm * 0.5 is your sidewall height, or 117.5mm. Convert that to inches, double it, and add you wheel size and you end up at about 27.25" Remember that the tire size measurements from the manufacturers are nominal. Just because they *say* it's a 235mm wide tread, the actual tire will vary from that somewhat.

Doing the math again, your 295/35-20 would have 103.25mm sidewalls or approximately 4", so a 28" tall tire. The 275/40-20 would have 110mm sidewalls, ending up at 28.66" total height. Make sense now?
Yes, my question would be if i do an inch drop on 295/40/20, would i rub or should i go 275/40/20?

I wish i could just try the dam wheels lol
 
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