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"XL" vs. Standard load tires ... what should I do?


…"extra load" tire on a vehicle that calls for a "standard" rating? The "XL" (extra load) tire can be ordered for a vehicle that had a standard load tire as its Original Equipment. This is accomplished in the manufacturing process by adding additional material to the shoulder of a tire for extra strength…

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XL Load Tires


tire can carry. On standard load tires, once you inflate up to 35 psi, the load carrying capability reaches a peak and stops at 1,356 pounds. No matter how much more you inflate the tire, it can't carry any more weight. The Dunlop tire, however, can. With extra load tires, you can inflate the tire

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Looking for 10 Ply Tires? They're Now Called Load Range E Tires.


…more load capacity they could safely carry. As tire technology has progressed, materials stronger than cotton began to be used to create stronger plys used in the tire's construction. Therefore, tire manufacturers no longer needed to increase the number of plys in their tires to carry extra loads, but…

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What air pressure should go in your tires?


…avoid: 1. The pressure printed on the tire is the MAXIMUM, not a recommendation. Some vehicles, often heavier trucks, will run maximum tire pressure when heavily loaded. But for most cars running the maximum is too much. 2. The right pressure depends on the tire size and the vehicle. There is no such…

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Review of: Yokohama ADVAN A82A


…particular experience when I was driving in WV at night with a fully loaded car. I drove over some sort of metal rod. I never saw it but I heard it rattling around in my rear wheel well. I immediately heard and felt the rumbling of a flat tire, which immediately smoothed out to a normal feel. Mind you, I…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load


…the tire is designed to carry. Since a tire's load carrying capacity is related to the tire's size and how much inflation pressure is actually used, maximum loads are rated with the tire inflated to an industry assigned inflation pressure. Additionally, load ranges are used to separate tires that share…

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Quick and Easy Guide to Load Ratings


…a P-Metric tire on a truck or SUV, it should be considered as having 91% of the tire's stated load capacity. This accounts for the vehicle's higher center of gravity and tendency to be loaded more heavily at times. The vehicle manufacturer will account for this when specifying the tires for your vehicle…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Inflation Pressure


…conditions. A tire's "maximum inflation pressure" may be different than the assigned tire pressure used to rate the tire's "maximum load." For example, while a P-metric sized standard load tire's maximum load is rated at 35 psi, many P-metric sized standard load performance and touring tires are designed…

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Tire Tech Information - Load Range / Ply Rating Identification


…Competition DOT Tires in Cold Temperatures Tire Inspections Between Sessions Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Track & Competition Use Load Range / Ply Rating Identification Lea esta pgina en espaol The load range/ply rating branded on a tire's sidewall identifies how much load the tire is designed…

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Tire Tech Information - North American Load & Pressure Markings


…then the tire's absolute maximum tire pressure. The tire pressures used to determine the maximum load the tire is rated to carry is based on the sizing system industry standards applied to the tire. Sizing System Tire Load Range Load Pressure P-metric Light Load Standard Load Extra Load 35 psi 35 psi…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained


…the tire is designed to carry. Since a tire's load carrying capacity is related to the tire's size and how much inflation pressure is actually used, maximum loads are rated with the tire inflated to an industry assigned inflation pressure. Additionally, load ranges are used to separate tires that share…

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It's easy to identify a tire's load range.


Just to refresh, the load range of a tire identifies its strength and ability to contain air pressure. Most often this information is branded on the tire's sidewall. Every passenger tire has a very specific load range, but when it comes to light truck tires, load ranges are given in ascending alphabetical…

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