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  • What are all those numbers in tire sizes?

  • …click here. While today's P-metric tire sizes have been around since the 1980's, classic muscle cars and ponycars often use the old Numeric and Alpha Numeric tire size systems. We put together a chart that will help you decipher these tire sizes based on today's P-metric system. (Read more.) Search…

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  • …false;">Shop by Size 1949 to 1964 1965 to 1970 1970 to 1980 1960 to Present 1980 to Present NUMERIC ALPHA NUMERIC* EURO-METRIC P-METRIC EURO-METRIC or P-METRIC "90-" to "80"-series 78- to 50-series "82"-series 80-, 75-series 70-series 65-series 60-series 50-series 5.20-10 145R10 165/70R10…

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  • Tire Construction Differences.

  • …that tire is sold in, it simplifies production,and gives shorter production lead times. Let's start with passenger tires, or P-metric tires, as they are called. P-metric tires are the tires with the P at the beginning of the tire size, P225/45-17 for example. This type of tire was was introduced…

  • LT Tires vs. Passenger Tires

  • …capacity. P-metric and Euro metric tires, however, are not designed using the same set of rules. Their sizing system is designed for use on personal use vehicles which are normally less likely to be overloaded compared to a truck or commercial vehicle. When looking at the max load of P-metric or…

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