245 on a 8" rims

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by ridick_bowen, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. ridick_bowen

    ridick_bowen Rockstar 100 Posts


    Can anyone confirm that a 245 tire will fit on a 8" wide rim?
  2. clgoch187

    clgoch187 Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    yup...no problem
  3. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    X2, yes it will fit. Here is some info if you want to double check (I used 70/17s, so you will have to enter the size you are looking for.


    Stock Tire - 245/70R17
    Section Width: 9.64 in 245 mm
    Rim Diameter: 17 in 431.8 mm
    Rim Width Range 6.5 - 8 in
    Overall Diameter: 30.50 in 774.7 mm
    Sidewall Height: 6.75 in 171.45 mm
    Radius: 15.25 in 387.35 mm
    Circumference: 95.81 in 2433.5 mm
    Revs per Mile: 681.9
  4. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Yes they will fit. Have 275/45-20's on my wifes Trailblazer with 20X8 Helo's so the 245 will be fine on a 8" wheel.
  5. MrShorty

    MrShorty Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Can I add another, "yes, they will fit fine." with another reason why. If you look at the specification sheets that tire manufacturers put out (some sites like tirerack have them, too), you will see that manufacturers usually like to see the rim width be between about 65% and 90% of the section width. 8 inches is about 200 mm, which is about 82% of 245 mm. Well within the accepted rim width for a 245 mm tire.
  6. 2COR517

    2COR517 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    What's the aspect ratio?

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