Heavy-Duty ‘LT’ Light Truck/Trailer Tires

This post was written by ghoj on August 25, 2009
Posted Under: Trailer Tires & Wheels

Buy Heavy-Duty 'LT' Trailer Tires from Trailer Parts Superstore

Buy Heavy-Duty 'LT' Trailer Tires from Trailer Parts Superstore

‘LT’ signifies the tire is a “Light Truck/Trailer” series that can be used on trailers that are capable of carrying heavy cargo such as equipment trailers. ‘LT’ tires are commonly found on medium to heavy-duty utility trailers, race car trailers, cargo trailers, dump trailers and livestock trailers.  The higher capacity requirements of these vehicles require using a heavier weight range tire then is usually available with the ‘ST’ series of trailer tires.

If a tire size begins with ‘LT’ it signifies the tire is a “Light Truck-metric” size that was designed to be used on trailers that are capable of carrying heavy cargo or tow vehicles. Tires branded with the “LT” designation are designed to provide substantial reserve capacity to accept the additional stresses of carrying heavy cargo.

If a tire ends with ‘LT’ it signifies the tire is an earlier “Numeric” Light Truck/Trailer size designed to be used on trailers that are capable of carrying heavy cargo or tow vehicles. Tires branded with the “LT” at the end of their size designation are also designed to provide substantial reserve capacity to accept the additional stresses of carrying heavy cargo.

Trailer Parts Superstore now offers a wide selection of ‘LT’ Trailer Tires only plus Tire/Rim Assemblies online at: TrailerPartsSuperstore / Trailer Tires

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