profile and stretching are two different things.
Profile- is the height of the sidewall (ratio between tread width and sidewall height- the middle number XX\45\XX)
NOTE- when playing with sidewall height you can make your speedometer inaccurate
Stretching is when the width of the tire is smaller than the rim- No stretch would be a 205mm wide tire on a 7.5in rim, any smaller would be stretched- The tire width is the first number 205\XX\XX
The ideal tire for a 16x7.5 is a 205/45/16
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