What is the weight rating on a 6 ply trailer tire?

What is the weight rating on a 6 ply trailer tire?

at 35 p.s.i. A Load Range C means a 6 ply rated tire with a maximum load of 1,760 lbs.

What ply tire is best for a trailer?

For heavy-duty trailer tire applications, we recommend installing at least “Load Range D” or 8-ply tires on your trailer. Tires with lower load ratings are usually intended for use on smaller and lighter trailers and aren’t well-suited to heavy-duty applications.

Can I put 15 inch tires on my trailer?

Expert Reply: Yes, you can change trailer wheel size from 13 inch to 15 inch on the same axle if that axle isn’t a 2000 lbs axle. Most 2000 lb axles are not rated to use a 15 inch tire.

What is the smallest 15 inch trailer tire?

The narrowest 15 inch tire we carry is the tire size 205/75R15, this tire has a width of 205 mm or 8.1 inches.

What load range is a 6 ply tire?

For example, a C Load Range specifies that a tire is equivalent to a 6-ply construction tire.

What is the difference between 205 75r15 and 225 75r15?

The two sizes you mentioned are pretty similar and fit many of the same 15 inch wheels. The 205/75-15 fits rim widths of 5 inch to 6-1/2 inch whereas the 225/75-15 fits widths that are 6 inch to 7 inch. The 205 is 27.1 inches tall and the 225 is 28.4 inches tall. The 225 has higher capacities available for it as well.

What ply is load range D?

Light Truck Tires

LT-Metric, LT-Flotation and LT-Numeric Light Truck Tires
Load Range Ply Rating Abbreviated
D 8 D
E 10 E
F 12 F

Why do trailers need special tires?

Trailer tires have a thicker side-wall design that has a few different purposes. First, the thicker sidewall allows for heavier load bearing capacity. Second, the thicker sidewall helps to avoid trailers swaying as they travel down the road and through turns at high speeds.

What is the best size for a trailer tire?

8 – 9 – 10 – 12 – Inch Trailer Tire Sizing

Older Size Tire Size Rim Width
16.5 x 6.5 – 8 165/65-8 5-3/8 inch
18.5 x 8.5 – 8 215/60-8 7 inch
6.90/6.00-9 4-1/2 inch
205/50-10 6 inch

Can I put truck tires on my trailer?

The dangers. When a car or truck tire is used on a trailer, it causes stress that the tire wasn’t designed to handle. The tread of the tire begins wearing differently than it was designed. The tire’s actual weight capacity is different from the load rating shown because of the different frame designs.

How big of a tire can you put on a 15 inch rim?

Tire Sizes by Wheel Diameter

15″ Options
175/65-15 205/75-15 245/60-15
175/70-15 215/50-15 255/60-15
185-15 215/60-15 255/65-15
185/55-15 215/65-15 255/70-15

Do 6 ply tires ride better than 10 ply?

According the Falkens website the 6 ply is 5 lbs heavier than the 10 ply. My original plan was to go with the 6 ply, with the idea of would give better comfort and fuel economy. But a member suggested going with the lighter 10 ply because its lighter and would give a better ride and fuel economy.