Originally Posted by 3DF
So then basically I will rub with a 225 size then? Interesting. Is the profile of the tire going to be any different?
The 45 in 225/45 or 215/45 is a ratio of height to width. Therefore 215 will be narrower and lower profile than a 225. A 225/45 tire is different in both respects from a 215/45.