My Vehicle:change vehicle

What is the Difference Between Load Range E and F Trailer Tires in the Same Size

Question:

What is difference in load ranges E or F? I have trailer with 235/85/16 inch. Have had Load Boss tires. Heavy loads, hot weather, fast speeds. Custom trailer. 3500# double axles.

Expert Reply:

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 95 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 fail. Trailer tires have a thicker side wall so that they can handle more vertical load, passenger vehicle tires do not have as thick of a side wall so they should not be used on trailers.

All of the trailer tires we carry are rated for a maximum of 65 miles per hour. I have included a link to our FAQ article on trailer tires for you to view.

expert reply by:
Michael H

Ask The Experts a Question >>




Products Referenced in This Question


Product Page this Question was Asked From


Similar Expert Q&A Pages

See More Q&A Expert Answers >>




^
About Us
photos and videos
1,056,204

Original Photos & Videos

Produced to make sure you know what you are getting and you get exactly what you need.

installations
35,570

Installations Completed

To make sure products work and fit the way they are supposed to.

etrailer call center
2,476,511

Phone Calls & Emails Answered

1,125,924 phone calls and 1,350,587 emails to help find the right solution.

etrailer training
400+

Average Hours of Product Training

We get to know our products firsthand so experts can better help you.

etrailer service
71

Years of Quality Customer Service

Assisting our neighbors and customers, face to face at the counter.

etrailer experts
193,357

Pages of Expert Information

Created to make sure you have all the answers to your questions, from real experts.