Tire load range chart. Mixing mix plaid shorts with a striped shirt wont hurt you. Heres why matching trailer tires and load range on all four is a matter of life or death. Here is a ratings chart and description of what the ratings mean.
This section is for any vehicles equipped with large aggressive tires similar to those made by interco bfgoodrich toyo mickey thompson and pitbull although the data can be applied to any manufacturer of similarly sized tiresmake sure you check the ply column when making your selection. The michelin ltx ms2 is a premium light truck tire that offers an exceptional combination of performances for light trucks and suvs. Learn more about how to read a tire sidewall and get the latest news about tires and more at continental.
The lt designations lt metric lt flotation and lt numeric all carry load ratings. A service description identifies the tires load index and speed rating. Service descriptions are required on all speed rated except for z speed rated tires manufactured.
The above chart correctly shows that an extra load tire is not rated to carry any more load than a standard load tire when both are inflated to the same pressure up to the standard load tires maximum load pressure of 35 psi. Using a p19560r15 87s tire size as our example the 87s at the end of the size represents the tires service description. Load range issues with the hummer.
Dont ride on. But mismatched rv trailer tires can kill. The load index on a passenger car tire is a numerical code stipulating the maximum load mass or weight each tire can carry.
It seems that more often than not getting the tires that you want is becoming a crap shoot. For load range b tires etrto iso metric standards specify the load index rating at an inflation pressure of 36 psi 250 kpa table below while p metric standards measure the load capacity at an inflation pressure of 35 psi 240 kpa. A tire blowout is inevitable if youre driving on improper rv trailer tires.