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Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range F

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Code:   AM10501

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Kenda Tires and Wheels - AM10501

Feature-rich, radial, special trailer tire provides excellent traction for a safe, smooth ride in both wet and dry conditions. Fits 16" wheels and has a maximum load capacity of 3,960 lbs at 110 psi.

Features:

  • Special trailer tire design provides the strength of a bias tire, as well as the durability and stability of a radial tire
    • Created specifically for trailers and not intended for use on other vehicles
  • Double steel belts and full nylon plies combine for superior function and long tire life
  • Computer-generated tread design and premium rubber-compound materials
    • Maximum traction in wet or dry conditions
  • Smooth ride and excellent stability at highway speeds
  • ST tire meets Department of Transportation specifications


Specs:

  • Fits: 16" x 6", 16" x 6-1/2", 16" x 7", and 16" x 7-1/2" wheels
  • Tire size: ST235/85R16
  • Section width: 9.37 "
  • Outer diameter (when inflated): 31.6 "
  • Load range: F
  • Max psi: 110
  • Max weight capacity: 3,960 lbs at 110 psi
  • Limited 2-year warranty


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Today we're going to take a look at our Kenda Carrier ST235-85 R16 radial tire, part number AM10501. This is a special trailer tire, as its design provides the strength of a bias tire as well as the durability and stability of a radial tire. Just to let you know, this is created specifically for trailers, and not intended for use on other vehicles. The computer generated tread design and premium rubber compound materials provide maximum traction in wet or dry conditions. It also provides a smooth ride and excellent stability at highway speeds. Just so you know, this tire does meet Department of Transportation specifications.

As you can see, it does not come with the wheel. The wheel sizes that are compatible for this tire are 16 x 6, 16 x 6 1/2, 16 x 7 and 16 x 7 1/2 . The width of the tire is 9.37 inches and the overall diameter is 31.6 inches. Load range of F, maximum PSI of 110 and maximum weight capacity of 3,960 pounds at 110 PSI. Plus, this item does come with a limited two year warranty.

That's all we have for today for our Kenda Carrier ST235-85 R16 radial trailer tire, number AM10501.


Customer Reviews

Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range F - AM10501

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jerry H.07/25/2012

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I needed new tries for my 5th wheel trailer that provided a heavier load limit more durable tire than the stock tires that came on the trailer. I selected the Karrier ST 235/85R16 as it met the list of item I was looking for in a tire. Etrailer was great to deal with. Their web site was user friendly and their service was a pleasurable experience. Etrailer made shipment of the tires the same day I placed the order, and I received them in 5 days. I will look at etrailer for future purchases of my trailer needs!49310



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: walter siebert07/30/2011

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fair price ,great service, thats ok by me.20612



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  • Max Tire Pressure and Load Rating for Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire # AM10501
  • The weight capacity for the Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire, part # AM10501, is 3,960 lbs, and the max tire pressure is 110 psi, which is also the tire pressure recommended to run to maximize performance. You should also note that this is a slightly taller tire than the tires you currently have on your 5th wheel trailer. Your current tire is 30.8 inches tall and this tire is 31.7 inches tall. This added tire height may cause clearance issues, especially if you have fenders with close
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  • Should I Run Maximum PSI Rating on Trailer Tires Even When Carrying Lighter Load
  • Yes, you always want to have the tires on the trailer at maximum PSI rating of that tire, in your case, 95 PSI. Anytime you run a lower PSI, it significantly reduces the load carrying capacity of the tire. If you were to run a lower PSI, the thicker sidewall of trailer tires would cause the tires to heat up quicker and will reduce the life of the tires. I have linked and FAQ on tires that you may find as a good reference.
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  • What Can Cause Frequent Trailer Tire Blow Outs
  • A lot of trailer tire blowouts are a result of heat build up that causes the tire to fail. There are several things that can cause too much heat to build up but the main two most likely suspects are overloading the trailer and/or under inflated tires. The trailer axle capacity should be located on a sticker or plate on the frame. Avoid loading the trailer beyond its capacity and use tires with an appropriate weight carrying capacity. Trailer tires should always be inflated to the maximum psi
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  • What Size Wheel Do I Need For the Kenda Tire # AM10501
  • The tire you selected, Kenda Tire, part # AM10501 is designed to fit a 16 inch by 6-1/2 inch wheel. I have linked all of our 16 inch by 6-1/2 inch wheels that we have available. You will need to measure your bolt pattern to choose the correct wheel for your trailer (see FAQ). You will want a wheel that can hold 3,960 lbs. If you have an existing trailer wheel and are unsure of the size, keep in mind that the height of the wheel is measured from where the bead of the tire meets the wheel, n
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  • What is the Difference Between Load Range E and F Trailer Tires in the Same Size
  • The difference between a load range E and load range F tire of the same size, 235/85-16, is the weight capacity and pressure. The Karrier Radial Tire, Load Range E, # AM10295, has a capacity of 3,640 pounds at 95 psi. The Load Range F Tire, # AM10501, has a capacity of 3,960 pounds at 110 psi. Trailer tires should always be inflated to the maximum psi rating indicated on the tire. If a tire is under inflated, it will cause the side wall to build up more heat faster and cause the tire to fa
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  • What Rim Widths Will the Karrier ST235/85R16 Tire Fit On
  • Yes, this Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire # AM10501 will work on your 16 inch by 7 inch trailer wheel. This tire size is good for the following wheel widths, 6, 6-1/2, 7, 7-1/2 inch. I attached an FAQ article on tire sizes for you to check out also.
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  • Will BMW Steel Wheel Fit on a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox
  • The BMW wheel has a 5 bolt with a 120mm (4.72 inches) pattern and the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox has a 5 bolt with a 115mm (4.53 inches) pattern. The BMW wheels will not work on the Chevrolet Equinox. I would recommend to check on the wheel itself, sometimes on a steel wheel it could have the maximum load listed on the wheel. On an alloy wheel it is in the casting on the back of the wheel. If the maximum load is not on the wheel you will need to check your owners manual or with the Chevrolet deal
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  • What Is The Diameter of the Kenda Radial Trailer Tire # AM10501
  • The item you selected, Kenda ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire, part # AM10501, will have an overall diameter or height of 31.6 inches. Your current 235/85/16 tires have an LT stamping, which indicates that it is a light truck tire. The ST on the Kenda # AM10501 indicates that it is a Special Trailer tire. One thing you will want to check on your existing tires is the load capacity. The Kenda tire is has a capacity of 3,960 pounds at 110 PSI. You should always inflate trailer tires to maximum P
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  • Is the Karrier Tire and the Loadstar Tire the Same Brand of Tire or Different
  • The Karrier tire and the Loadstar tire are separate lines of tires that are made by the Kenda tire company. If the same tire size is made in both brands they will interchange with each other as long as the load carrying capacities are the same on both tires. In the Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range F, part # AM10501, that you have referenced, it is only available in the Karrier line of tires. Kenda has been producing many types of tires since 1962. In the their specialty
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  • Location of Manufacturer and Warranty of Kenda Tires
  • Kenda tires offer a 2 year limited warranty, and are manufactured in Taiwan or mainland China. We have sold Kenda tires for years, and when properly inflated and kept at or below their 65 mph speed rating and when used within their weight rating, they work very well. Always be sure to keep trailer tires inflated to the maximum psi listed on the sidewall. Failure to do so can lead to excess heat build up, which is the biggest enemy of trailer tires. I see that the tire you referenced is
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  • Can 225/75-16 Tires be Replaced with ST235/80-16 Tires on 2001 Carriage Cameo 30R 5th Wheel Trailer
  • A 225/75-16 is not a standard trailer tire size. It may be a light truck or passenger vehicle tire size. Always make sure you are using trailer tires (indicated by an ST in front of the tire size). A 225/75-16 will be 30.184 inches in diameter and 8.865 inches wide. The larger ST235/80-16 is 30.9 inches in diameter and 9.259 inches wide. You would need to make sure that there is enough clearance above and at the back of the existing tires for the larger size. Both tires will fit on the sa
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  • Number of Plies in Tread and Sidewall of Kenda Trailer Tire ST235/85R16 Load Range F, part # AM10501
  • The Kenda Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range F, part # AM10501, is constructed with a sidewall of three polyester plies. The tread is composed of three polyester plies, 2 steel plies, which are then encased within two nylon plies, for a total of 7. Please note that modern trailer tires like this Kenda do not actually have the number of plies that once corresponded to load range. Newer materials and manufacturing techniques enable this tire to carry a load range (F) that
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  • Load Range F Tires Compared to Load Range E Tires for a Dual Axle Dump Trailer
  • In the 235/85-16 tire size you referenced on the # AM10501 Americana tire, the load range F tires would be rated at 3960 lbs at 110 psi compared to the load range E rated at 3640 lbs at 95 psi. The load range F tires are definitely constructed to handle more weight, but whether or not they will last longer than an E would really depend on the situations in which they are being used and the actual trailer weight. We do not offer any tires with a G load rating. If you are finding that you hav
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  • Can Kenda ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire, Part # AM10501, Replace Light Truck Tires on 5th Wheel
  • The Kenda ST235/85R16 Radial Special Trailer Tire, part # AM10501, will fit your 16 x 6 inch rims. Special Trailer tires (ST type) have a stiffer sidewall than light truck (LT) tires and so will not provide quite as soft a ride. Special Trailer tires also usually carry a speed rating of up to 65 mph maximum. I reviewed a number of different NuWa 5th wheels on their website. The manufacturer specifies both LT and ST type tires depending on the series and model. For example, the 8 models i
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  • Is the Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire a Dependable Trailer Tire
  • Most tires, whether they are passenger vehicle tires or trailer tires, will stand up to the test of time provided they are properly maintained. The tires we carry are the same. Trailer tires must be inflated to the maximum psi as indicated on the tire sidewall. This is because trailer tires are constructed with a thicker sidewall. Because of the thicker sidewall they can generate more heat and if under inflated they will generate excess heat and cause the tire to fail prematurely. This issue is
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  • What Type and Weight Rating of Trailer Tire to Use on 2012 Crusader 5th Wheel Trailer
  • Based on your quoted Crusader trailer weight of 12,000+ pounds, I suspect you may have the Crusader model 360BHS with the optional 16-inch tires. I reviewed the online specifications for this trailer and there are no specifics offered as to whether light truck (LT) tires can be used in place of the special trailer (ST) type. I spoke to a technical representative at Prime Time Manufacturing but without specific trailer model information they were not able to comment. A tire blowout can have on
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  • Can ST235/80/R16 Trailer Tires be Replaced with ST235/85/R16 Trailer Tires
  • ST235/80-16 and ST235/85-16 trailer tires will fit on the same size wheels. Both will fit on 6, 6-1/2, 7, and 7-1/2 inch wide trailer wheels. We carry 2 tires in size ST235/85-16. They are both radial tires. Tire # AM10295 is a load range E rated for 3,640 pounds at 95 psi. Trailer tire # AM10501 is a load range F rated for 3,960 pounds at 110 psi. The larger size is taller by nearly 3/4 inches.Make sure you have room above the existing tires for the larger size.
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  • Can an ST235/80/16 Load Range F Trailer Tire be Safely Used on a 15k 5th Wheel Trailer
  • There seems to be a mix up somewhere. Trailer tire # AM10501 that you have referenced is size 235/85-16, not 235/80. We have 2 tires in size 235/85-16. First, # AM10501, is a load range F and is rated for 3,960 pounds at 110 psi. Then we have # AM10295, load range E, rated for 3,640 pounds at 95 psi. So the load range F tire is rated higher. For tire size 235/80-16 we have 1 tire, # AM10248, rated for 3,197 pounds at 90 psi. As far as if any of the above tires can be used on a 14,800 pound
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  • Tire Recommendation for a 14 ft by 7 ft Trailer that Has a 15k Capacity
  • If you have a tandem axle trailer then the Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire # AM10501 that you referenced should work since it has a capacity of 3,960 lbs at 110 psi. If you multiply 3,960 by 4 you get 15,840 lbs which would be more than you would need. You will want to make sure you are not exceeding the axle capacities of your trailer too. There should be a plaque or sticker near the coupler of the trailer that will indicate the overall capacity of the trailer. You will want to ma
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  • What is the Tread Depth of the Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire with 16 in White Wheel
  • I went out into our warehouse and measured the tread depth of the Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire # AM32739 and found it to be .28 of an inch or 9/32 of an inch. I used a micrometer to determine this measurement.
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