The quick answer is yes you can replace 245/50-18 tyres with 235/50-18 but they will have 10mm (0.4 in) smaller overall diameter. Will only slightly effect speedo and odometer – ie speedo will read about 1.5% high.

## What is the difference between a 245 and a 235 tire?

A 245 tire is wider than a 235 tire. When you get to a 35 series profile is when the tires start to be low profile.

## Can you put 235 245 rims?

Re: Fitting a 235 tyre on a 245 rim

Do it, you will be fine! If you use 235mm, your width only decrease by 10mm compared to the 245’s. The 235’s you indicating has a larger profile, so you might even deflate tyre pressures more on surfaces where you require more traction compared to the 245’s.

## Will 245 65R17 fit 235 65R17?

Expert Reply: Yes, a size 235/65R17 tire will fit the same wheel as a 245/65R17 size tire.

## Can you change tire size 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 use a different 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.

## What does 235 mean on a tire?

So “235” means that the tire has a nominal width of 235 millimeters. The following “55” is the tire wall height as a percentage of the width. So in our example, the actual height in millimeters would be just under 130 mm. Then comes the letter “R” as the identifier for radial tires.

## Can I replace 235 tires with 255?

7 Answers. 8 people found this helpful. In a word, NO. The vehicle was designed for the 255 width tire, and you will lose serious amounts of highway traction with a tire that is 20 mm narrower.

## Can I fit 235 Tyres on 225 rims?

No, not OK… all tires should be same diameter. the diameter is the same just more contact with the ground. uh… 225/45/17 and 235/45/17 are NOT the same rolling diameter.

## Can 265 tires replace 235?

A 265-75-16 tire will be just shorter then a 235-85-16 tire. No they are different heights about 2 inches 2wd yes 4wd and using 4wd no. You will be fine if you replace the 235-85-16 with a 265-75-16.

## What is the difference between 245 65R17 and 235 65R17?

Expert Reply: You might be able to replace a 235/65-17 with a 245/65-17 tire. The tires you have now, 235/65-17, are about 9.25 inches wide and 29 inches tall. The 245s on the other hand are 9.65 inches wide and 29-1/2 inches tall.

## Do tire sizes have to be exact?

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.

## Can I use 245 65R17 instead of 225 65R17?

Best Answer. the tires are a whole inch bigger in diameter, which is out of range I would not change. Stick with the tires size that dodge recommends on the door jam.

## Which tire sizes are interchangeable?

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.

## Does changing tire size affect transmission?

Essentially when you increase your tire and/or rim size you are changing the ratio of all the components involved in making your vehicle stop and go. This includes the drivetrain, transmission, brake system, and all the associated parts within those systems.

## Can wrong size tires damage car?

Unfortunately, altering the tire size of a vehicle without thorough and careful consideration is a decision that can really bite. Fitting the wrong tire size can cause damage to a vehicle, and is a real safety hazard as well.

### References:

1. https://acurazine.com/forums/3g-tl-tires-wheels-suspension-97/whats-difference-between-235-45-17-245-45-17-a-802707/