Technical & Info

What are Sipes in a tire?

Sipes are the small slots that are cut or molded into a tire tread surface.  These slots are meant to aid in increasing traction in snow, ice, mud, and wet road surfaces.  The name of […]

Technical & Info

Tire Tech 101: Wheel Terminology

Offroaders.com Guide to Wheel Terminology.   This guide helps you understand the most commonly used terms related to wheels including wheel construction, wheel measurements, sizing, and spacing.   Offset: The distance from the centerline of the wheel to […]

Mud Tire Reviews

Tire Size Guide – Does it Hit or Fit?

The data below is derived from research, readers rigs, feedback by readers and from direct experience with vehicles we’ve owned over the years.  Not all possible 4×4 vehicles are listed nor are all possible combinations. […]

Technical & Info

P-Metric Tire Sizes – P-Metric to Inches Conversion Chart

Offroaders.com Guide to P-Metric Tire Terminology – P-Metric Tire Sizes Conversion Chart – P-Metric to InchesRim SizeP-Metric SizeTread WidthActual Tire Height15 Inch205/70R158.7 inches26.3 inches215/75R158.45 inches27.7 inches235/75R159.25 inches28.9 inches265/70R1510.4 inches29.6 inches16 Inch225/75R168.8 inches29.3 inches235/85R169.35 inches31.7 inches245/75R169.65 inches30.5 inches265/70R1610.5 […]