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  • Tires As Shoes: Part One -- What Size Do I Have?

  • …of is the load index of your vehicle. If you have a 3/4-ton pickup such as a Ford F250, you will also require a tire with a higher load index, or if you have a vehicle such as a Chevrolet Corvette, your car may have come with light load tires and going to a tire with a higher load index would make…

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  • What Does 'XL' Stand For?

  • load. These tires can use higher air pressure to support more weight than a standard tire of the same size. If you want to see whether your current tires are standard or extra load, you can check the service description on the tire's sidewall. An extra load tire will have a higher load index

  • Tire Speed Ratings

  • …Tire speed ratings were established to make sure speed capabilities between tire and vehicle were in agreement. Meaning, the vehicle should only go as fast as the lowest speed rated tire on it. Read "How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions" for more details.

  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • …on tires are expressed in letters and are generally listed along with the load index for a tire after the size, for instance 245/40R18 93H. 93 is a load index and the "H" is the speed rating. Together, the load index and speed rating make up what is called the service description. Anything…


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