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Stupid tire question!

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by jdmeg6, Jun 10, 2005.

  1. jdmeg6

    jdmeg6 Senior Member

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    So I'm looking to get some new tires and I come across this, " P195/50R-15 81V"... Im trying to figure out what the 81V means, anyone know? :shrug:
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    81 is the load index, how much weight the individual tires can hold, that one is for 1019lbs or 462kgs, and the V is the speed rating, V is 149mph or 240kmh.
     
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    Thanks guys!!! I'll make sure I check around more before I ask a simple one like that again, I didn't realize that was in the reference section, sorry. :doh:
    Thanks again
     
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