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Old 04-02-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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different load ratings
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:59 PM   #3
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The load ranges
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Old 04-02-2012, 05:00 PM   #4
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It's sad that a longer lasting rougher riding tire for our trucks costs less than the better riding one with less ply's.
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Old 04-02-2012, 05:03 PM   #5
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so besides the load range is there a difference in offroad capabilities?
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Old 04-02-2012, 05:04 PM   #6
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The E load range will have a stiffer sidewall when you air it down. Less susceptible to puncture.
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Old 04-02-2012, 05:05 PM   #7
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The E load range will have a stiffer sidewall when you air it down. Less susceptible to puncture.
and a rougher and stiffer ride
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The E load range will have a stiffer sidewall when you air it down. Less susceptible to puncture.
but there both 3 ply?
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The load range on a tire's sidewall helps identify its strength and ability to contain air pressure. Load ranges are identified in ascending alphabetical order for light truck/SUV tires (the further along the letter is in the alphabet, the stronger the tire and the greater amount of air pressure it can withstand and load it can carry). offroad maybe less puncture resistence due to more ply walls but sure as hell stiff for normal driving.
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:17 PM   #10
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but there both 3 ply?
Load Range E = 10 ply
Load Range D = 8 ply
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One of them is also severe weather rated with the mountain snow icon and one is not. A difference in the make of the rubber. There is however an e rated tire with the sever rating.
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:34 PM   #13
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Load range e is stiff but if you play around with the psi it's still stiff
totally agree
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:38 PM   #14
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a longer lasting rougher riding tire for our trucks costs less than the better riding one with less ply's.
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but there both 3 ply?

You guys do realize that a D or E load range tire still only physically has 2 or 3 plys right?
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Old 04-02-2012, 07:32 PM   #15
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You guys do realize that a D or E load range tire still only physically has 2 or 3 plys right?
Yes, the 'ply rating' is the equivilent of the old bias tires. Today's D or E rated tires only have I think 4 plys, 3 fabric and one steel but they have a sidewall equivilent of 8 or 10 plys when compared to old school tire making methods when the tires actually had that many layers.
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okay so the question now is, is load E to much for our light trucks? its not like we can hual much anyways
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:16 PM   #17
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okay so the question now is, is load E to much for our light trucks? its not like we can hual much anyways
Short answer , Yes
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:26 PM   #18
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No.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:26 PM   #19
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No.
Or that .

I have E rated tires myself
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Weird.

Tire Rack has the E tire at 56 lbs each.
They list the D tire at 59 lbs each.
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