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  • One of These Things is Not Like the Other!

  • …that? Tire manufacturers will give different part numbers to the same model of tires if the tires have a different sidewall styling, speed rating, load index or O.E. designation. These differences in the tires are enough to earn different part numbers and prices which are subject to the…

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  • Understanding Speed Ratings

  • …maximum speed capability in excess of 149 mph, 240 km/h; the W in the service description indicates the tire's 168 mph, 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 &…

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  • Speed Rating for Late Model Honda Accord

  • …policy not to install anything below what the car came equipped with from Honda. To gain a better understanding of speed ratings, take a look at "How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions." And, if you're considering H-rated tires for your Accord, I would recommend…

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  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • …little bit about speed ratings. Speed ratings 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 Does 'XL' Stand For?

  • …two tires per axle, the tire load rating must be at least half of the GAWR. The vehicle placard will also list the service description of the original tires. To learn more about tire service descriptions, take a look at "How to Read Speed Ratings, Load Index, & Service Descriptions."


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