Originally Posted by C&G in FL
Furthermore, tire load weights are very conservatively rated.
I would imagine that the rating comes when fully loaded, the tire can still handle extreme conditions. Without an extreme condition, it likely can handle a heck of a lot more. I have seen many a pickup load that without doubt exceeds the weight limit of the tire, yet holds fine..... but just try to hit that deep pothole.
2017 Escape 5.0 TA (someday soon, I hope
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
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