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Quick and Easy Guide to Load Ratings


…tire isn't rated to support the weight that's being placed on it, it will not be able to exhibit any of the other characteristics that we usually look for in a tire: longevity, handling, reliability, ride quality, etc. Here are a few key points to remember when considering load ratings for your vehicle's…

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Tire Tech Information - How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions


…the tire's load index and speed rating. Service descriptions are required on all speed rated (except for Z-speed rated) tires manufactured since 1991. The first two digits (87S) represent the tire's load index and are followed by a single letter (87S) identifying the tire's speed rating. "Using a P195…

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Truck Tire Load Ratings


…pickups can use standard load-rated tires, but 3/4- and 1-ton vehicles require load range D or E tires to meet the Gross Vehicle Axle Weight. For example, a common truck tire size of 245/7R16 is made in standard load, load range C, D and E but can support distinctly different loads and accept considerably…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load


…Specs Explained: Maximum Load Lea esta pgina en espaol Maximum Load A tire's maximum load is the most weight 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…

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Understanding Speed Ratings


…270 km/h maximum speed. You can learn more about speed rating and the other letters and numbers on the sidewall of your tire in "How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions." Disclaimer: It is important to note that speed ratings only apply to tires that have not been damaged, altered…

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Tire Tech Information - Load Range / Ply Rating Identification


…confirm that the Load Index in the tire's service description of the new tire is equal to or greater than the Load Index of the original tire and/or that the new tire's rated load capacity is sufficient to carry the vehicle's gross axle weight ratings. "The load range/ply rating branded on a tire's…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure / Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving


…inflation pressure recommendations and the tire's rated load capacities are customized when speeds exceed 160 km/h (99 mph) for all tires up to and including a V-speed rating, and when speeds exceed 190 km/h (118 mph) for all tires that are Z-speed rated and above. The Autobahn's unlimited speed opportunities…

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


…desiring a softer feel and are willing to forgo the car’s stability in cornering, the standard load tire will be a more appropriate choice. A perfect example of a tire featuring the XL rating and the standard load in the same size is the 235/70R15 Kumho Solus KR21. Kumho Solus KR21

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Firestone Winterforce LT 245/70-17 E Tire

Firestone Winterforce LT 245/70-17 E Tire


…/SUV Studdable Winter / Snow tire designed for the owners of medium- and heavy-duty commercial vans, SUVs and pickup trucks. Available in Load Range E (10-Ply Rated) sizes, Winterforce LT tires are for drivers looking for traditional wintertime traction on dry, wet and snow-covered roads.Firestone Winterforce…
$146.00

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Where Do I Find the Load Rating?


…results, when applicable, to a specific rating. When the search results are listed after you shop by vehicle, you can then find the filter section for load rating on the left side of the page. To gain a better understanding of load ratings, read "Load Range/Ply Rating Identification."

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Yokohama AVID S34D 205/50-17 Tire

Yokohama AVID S34D 205/50-17 Tire


…out Original Equipment tires, they can also be used on other vehicles in axle pairs or sets of four if they match the needed tire size, load range and speed rating specifications, ...
$197.00

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Load Rating and Load Capacity


…asked for a specific load capacity for the tires on his 2007 Audi S4. He was changing the wheels and rightly noticed that his Original Equipment (O.E.) Continental ContiSportContact 2 tires were XL rated tires. Generally, we recommend staying with a tire that has the same load capacity. This is especially…

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