How to Measure a Mower Tire

Lawn Mower Wheel and Tire

Need to replace a tire on your lawn mower, garden tractor or garden tiller?

Don’t know how to measure a tire?¬†Do the strange numbers on the side of your tire look like greek to you?

This easy to follow DIY Guide will teach you what those numbers mean and the correct way to measure a tire.

If you have questions or comments please contact us using the our contact form.

Use our handy graphic below to determine the proper size tire for your equipment.

Examples of Tire Measurements

Example Dimensions:

A: Overall Tire Diameter (This would be the total tire height.)
B: Tire width.
C: Tire section height. (aka tire profile)
D: Rim Diameter

Dimensions are typically shown as one, two or three digits with the decimal omitted.

For example: 410 would be 4.10″ and 480 would be 4.80″.

Tire Sizes:

– Size designations consist of 2 or 3 numbers separated by X, – or /
– The designations for tires sold by are explained below.
– All dimensions are for inflated tires.

Examples of tire sizes:

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We carry a large selection of Lawn Mower Tires. If you need help finding your Tire, please complete the Lawn Mower Parts Request Form and we will be happy to assist you.

– Jack

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Jack Hayes is the Head of Internet Marketing at LawnMowerPros and the editor of this blog. You can often find him creating featured articles, DIY guides, custom graphics and much more.