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Tire Tech Information - Load Range/Ply Rating Identification


bias ply tires. Most radial passenger tires have one or two body plies, and light truck tires, even those with heavy-duty ratings (10-, 12- or 14-ply rated), actually have only two or three fabric plies, or one steel body ply. In all cases, when changing tire sizes or converting from one type of size

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…offer bias ply lines. Additionally, Tire Rack only offers modern tire sizing in the form "ST205/75R15." If you have an older tire with a classic size such as 6.50-15, you'll need to convert to a modern size first. To make the conversion simple, take a look at this table. Special purpose trailer tires aren't…

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Tire Tech Information - Original Equipment (OE) Tires


…Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting and Balancing North American Load and Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE) Tires Original Equipment Tire Designations P-Metric and Euro-Metric Tire Sizing Plus Size Wheels and Tires Porsche N…

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Winter Tech - Original Equipment (OE) Tires


…Equipment tires were "how wide were the whitewalls" and "which manufacturer would sell their bias ply tires for the lowest price." Well even if that had been true, times have changed and neither whitewalls nor cheap bias ply tires are used on vehicles today. Part of the reason for this is because tire comfort…

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Tire Construction Differences.


…-metric tires follow the same formula for load, vehicle manufacturers can design new vehicles around existing or new tire sizes created with the new load formula. Euro-metric sized tires do not have the P at the beginning of the size, 225/45-17 for example. Using metric dimensions to reflect a tire's width…

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Quick and Easy Guide to Load Ratings


…will account for this when specifying the tires for your vehicle. You may find that some tires in your size have an LT designation out in front of their sizing. These tires will be heavier, stiffer riding and have higher load capacity. Consider an LT tire in the following situations: * Do a large amount…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #1


…Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting and Balancing North American Load and Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE) Tires Original Equipment Tire Designations P-Metric and Euro-Metric Tire Sizing Plus Size Wheels and Tires Porsche N…

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Winter Tech - How to Confirm a Winter Performer


Tires with tread designs that meet the definition may be branded with the letters "M" and "S" in several different ways (e.g., M&S, M+S, M/S, MS, etc.) at the discretion of the tire manufacturer. When early radial ply tires were also found to deliver more snow traction than the straight rib, bias ply

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