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Bicycle wheels can handle a range of different widths, so it’s not absolutely necessary to replace your tires with one with the exact same width. In fact, there are often advantages to using a tire that is a little wider, as long as your bicycle has adequate clearance to handle the larger size.

## Is it OK to change tire width?

As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to fit a tire up to 20 millimeters wider than stock on the original rim. The actual width of the tire will vary depending on the width of the rim: The tire will expand 5 millimeters for every half inch (12.5 millimeters) increase in rim width.

## Can you change tire width on the same rim?

You can change the size of your tires with the same rims, as long as the tire and rims have the same internal diameter. Tires are flexible, however, so the width and height may be changed. … The key to changing your tire size is to understand how tire specifications work.

## Can I use 165 tires instead of 175?

Yes, you can replace the 165 tires wit 175 tires. The circumference of the 175/65 is slightly smaller so your speedometer will read slightly lower than it did before for any given engine speed.

## Can I fit 185 Tyres instead of 175?

Yes. The 185 is the width of the tire. Most rims that support a 175mm wide tires will easily handle a 185mm wide tire. 185/70R15 is a typical tire size.

## Can you change tire width without changing rims?

It’s possible to change the size of your tires without actually changing the diameter. One example is if you want larger rims – you can buy tires that compensate for the larger rims by reducing the “height” of the outer tire.

## Can I put 205 tires on 195 rims?

If it’s a 6″ rim then 195 is bang on, 205 would be on the maximum. If it’s a 6.5″ rim then 195 or 205 will both be fine.

## Can I use 245 tires instead of 225?

245 and 225 are both tire size not rim sizing. You need to figure out what size rims you have. An example of rim sizing would be 8×18 that would be 8 inch wide and 18 inch diameter.

## Can I upgrade my tyre size?

For a safe upgrade, the tyre size cannot be increased by more than three percent of the car’s original total tyre diameter. Any difference of more than three percent is just not recommended.

## Can I use 175 70R14 instead of 175 65R14?

Now come to tha point 165 and 175 width increased by 10 mm. Rim Diameter and Aspect ratio are same. Yes, you can fit the tyre.

## Can I fit 185 Tyres instead of 165?

Yes you can fit it. It fits perfectly provided you change the rim/alloys to 15 inches. It will be extra cost for you. If you are changing rim/alloys to 15 inches than it’s fine otherwise you can fit 185/70R14, 195/65R14 and 205/60R14 with the existing rim/alloys.

## Can I use 185 70R14 instead of 175 70R14?

What are the differences between 185/70R14 and 175/70R14 car tires? – Quora. No one seems to have written a definitive answer, they all get lost in sizes, and what they would fit. The two sizes are the same rim size, which is 14, this is the diameter of the wheel, measured in inches.

## Can I fit 195 Tyres instead of 185?

Actually, pulling up an example on TireRack.com, I see that a 195/60 R15 will work on a 5.5″ to 7″ rim, so the simple answer to your question is: Yes a 195 is fine on a 185 spec rim. You will increase the tire height by 12mm with a 195/60 vs a 185/60.

## What is the difference between 175 and 185 tires?

The 185 would have a diameter of 24.65 inches while the 175 would have a diameter of 24.02 inches. The section width, or thickness of the tires differs is slightly more noticeable. The 185 would be 7.28 inches wide while the 175 is 6.89 inches wide.