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I am restoring my Broadmoor 728, and I came across various tire sizes for the front tires. The Goodyear tire that came off the front rims was a 5.30 X 4.50 - 6 I know the -6 means 6 inch rim, but what do the other numbers mean? Tires unlimited sells a Carlisle Stud tire that is 410-350-6. Is that compatible or should I keep looking to a tire that is the same?

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This explanation of reading the sizes, from Miller Tire's FAQ page, may help understand the differences in the sizes you mentioned. [url]http://www.millertire.com/[/url] "HOW TO READ YOUR TIRE SIZE… If your tire size has two sets of numbers (6-12, 5.00-15, 11.2-24…) the first number (5.00-15) is the approximate width in inches; the second number (5.00-15) is the rim diameter. If your tire size has three sets of numbers (15/6.00-6, 26/12.00-12, 31/15.50-15) the first number (26/12.00-12) is the approximate height, the second number (26/12.00-12) is the width, and the third number (26/12.00-12) is the rim size."

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