TIRES & TREADS: SO MANY CHOICES

Matching specific tire products to their intended application is the most important part of ensuring satisfactory tire performance over the long run. The key to doing this is to let the experts tire suppliers and vendors who are most knowledgeable about the products steer you in the right direction as far as selecting the correct tire. To give you the best advice, they need detailed input from you

Matching specific tire products to their intended application is the most important part of ensuring satisfactory tire performance over the long run. The key to doing this is to let the experts — tire suppliers and vendors who are most knowledgeable about the products — steer you in the right direction as far as selecting the correct tire.

To give you the best advice, they need detailed input from you about how you plan to use the product and what you expect in terms of service life, performance, residual value, and warranty.

On the following pages, FLEET OWNER once again presents its annual Truck Tire Application Chart. It lists the tires and treads that each of the leading manufacturers recommends for 13 specific wheel-position and service applications.

TIRES:

BFGoodrich 270
Bridgestone 271
Continental 272
Cooper 273
Dayton 274
Dunlop 275
Firestone 276
General 277
Goodyear 278
Hankook 279
Hercules 280
Kelly-Springfield 281
Kumho 282
Mastercraft 283
Michelin 284
Remington 285
Steelmark 286
Sumitomo 287
Toyo 288
Yokohama 289


TREADS:

Bandag 290
Goodyear 291
Marangoni 292
Michelin 293
Oliver Rubber 294
Ultima by Goodyear 295


For more information on the brands of tires and treads listed in these charts, circle the corresponding number(s) above on the reply card in this issue.

APPLICATION BFGOODRICH BRIDGESTONE CONTINENTAL COOPER DAYTON DUNLOP FIRESTONE GENERAL GOODYEAR HANKOOK HERCULES KELLY-SPRINGFIELD KUMHO MASTERCRAFT MICHELIN REMINGTON STEELMARK SUMITOMO TOYO YOKOHAMA TREADS
BANDAG
GOODYEAR MARANGONI (“Ringtreads”) MICHELIN OLIVER RUBBER ULTIMA by GOODYEAR
All-position tires ST234, ST230, ST220 R180, R184, R187, R187F, R227, R227FE, R250(TT), R250F, R260F, R294, R270, R280, R287, M724F, M729, M844F(WB); (FE=fuel efficient; F=sidewall protectors; WB=wide-base; TT=tube type) HSL, HSL Eco Plus, HSR, HSR-1, LSR, HTR, HSU (speed restricted) CXMT 320, CXMT 340A, CXMA 354, CT 240, C120, C140, C140HD Rib Radial All-Position, Metro Radial All-Position SP111, SP160, SP231, SP245, SP246, SP342, SP345, SP346, SP351, SP381, SP343, SP581 FS400, FS590PLUS, FS507, FS560PLUS, T559, T575, XR4, T819, T839, Transport 1, Transport Duplex, Rib Duplex S580, S370, S360, MS520, LMT400, LMT450, LMT460 G291, G149 RSA, G169 RSA RHS, G670 RV AL07, AH12, AH02, AH06, AH11, AH10, AM06, AMO2C, F26 S-203, S-208, R 45, 8218 Armorsteel KLHA KRS02, KRSO3, Power Fleet 982, 961, 955, 963 M511A, M411, M420, M528 XZA3, XZA 2 Energy, XZA1+, XZE, XZE2+ R377, R575, R145 Steelmark AHS ST 758, ST 727, ST 718, ST 738 M147, M124Z, M140Z, M111Z, M109Z, M315Z, M127, M320, M120Z, M122, M87Z MY507, MY507A, RY023, RY083A, RY253, RY567, RY617, RY637 MSC BRM, BRM-WB, Ultra All-Position, ECL-SST, ECL Rib, FCR Rib, WH Rib, R4200, Omni Bus, RTP, Highway G159(16), G186, G286, G152, Durabus, G647 PZA, S-PZA, RZY, MZY BUS XZE, XZA, XZY, XZY-1, XZY-2, XZU S HMS Radial, Lo Pro Rib, ORCO PD Rib, Maxi Rib, SSR, Spread Axle, ZY, Alp-Tracker, APW, Regional Rib RLP, Super XZ, Highway, Spread Axle, Radial Special 12, Radial 15, Super 5 Rib
Dual drive axle (straight truck, or tractor pulling one trailer) DR424, DR444 M711, M711(WB), M720(FE), M726, M729, M844F(WB), Greatec Drive HDL, HDL Eco Plus, HDR, HDC, HDO CXML 440, CSD 444 Drive Radial Deep Skid SP431A, SP453 FD663, T546, T831, Power Drive, Super All Traction, FD690PLUS D660, D460, D450 G124, G244 MSD, G362, G328, G177, G372 LHD, G164 RTD, G182RSD, G338 1AD DL01, Z35A, Z59W, Z59, DH01 S-207, S307, R 85 Armorsteel KDA KLDO1, KRDO1, KRD02, KRDO3, Power Fleet 943, 937 M611, M628 X One XDA, X One XDA-HT, XDA Energy, XDA 3, XDN 2, XDA-HT, XDE M/S, XDHT R425, R499 C/S Drive Steelmark AHD, AHD II ST 908, ST 928, ST 918 M627, M610Z, M608Z, M605Z, M614Z Y713B, TY517, TY527, TY577 BDV, BDR-W, BDR-HT, BRM-WB, BDR-UWB, ECL Drive, ECL DSN III, ECL M&S, FCR Drive, ECL-SSD, Ultra Drive, MegaTrek, Fuel-Tech Drive, BDR-AS, D4300, D4310, Drive Trac, Winter Deep, Omni Bus, Gripper, Commercial Traction Deep UniCircle G167, UniCircle G362, UniCircle G372, UniCircle G338, G178, G177M, G328, G362, G159(16), G167, G302, G244, G622 RD-LH, SK711, RZYD, RM+S4, TH-25 XDA2 AT 19/23, X One XDA, XDA-HT, XDA+ AT. XDHT, XDC, XM+S4, XDU S HMT Radial, HMT Deep XT, Mega Drive, MDII, ORCO PD Drive 22, ORCO PD Drive 26, Power Tred, Power Tred Deep, Maxi Lug, Maxi Rib, Sierra, X Bar, ORCO PD Traction, APW, ORCO Trac, Regional Rib, Premier Drive (PRDR) DWT, RDA 22, Super Grip, UniGrip, Radial Special 18, Wide Base Lug, Wide Base Rib
Dual drive axle (high-hp. tractor) Same as above Same as above Same as above Same as above Same as above SP431A, SP453 Same as above Same as above Same as above plus G302 FED DL01, Z35A, Z59W, Z59 S-207, H.D.T.L. Same as above Same as above Same as above X One XDA-HT, X One XDA, XDA-HT, XDN 2 R425 Same as above ST 908, ST 928 M627, M610ZL, M608Z, M605Z, M614Z Same as above Same as above UniCircle G167, UniCircle G362, UniCircle G372, UniCircle G338, G372, G302, G167, G177M, G362, G328, G178, G244, G622, G338 Same as above XDA-HT, XDHT Rev Tred, Rev Trac, XDT, RL II DWT, RDA 22, Super Grip, UniGrip, Radial Special 18, Wide Base Lug, Wide Base Rib
Single drive axle (straight truck, or tractor pulling one trailer) Same as above Same as above, plus M725 Same as above Same as above Same as above SP431, SP453, SP441 Same as above, plus T839 and Super All Traction Duplex Same as above G328, G124, G164 RTD, G338 1AD, G182 RSD, Regional RHD DL01, Z35A, Z59W, Z59, DH01 S-207, S-208 Same as above Same as above Same as above XDA-HT, XD4, XDE M/S R425 Same as above ST 908, ST 918, ST 928 Same as above Y713B, TY517, TY527, TY577 MegaTrek, BDR-HT, ECL-Drive, ECL-DSN III, Commercial Traction Deep, Drive Trac G167, G177M, G159, G362, G328, UniCircle G167, G244, UniCircle G362, G622, G338, UniCircle G338 SK711, RZYD, RM+S4, TH-25 XD4, XDHT HMT Radial, HMT Deep XT, Mega Drive, MDII, ORCO PD Drive 22 & ORCO PD Drive 26, Power Tred, Power Tred Deep, Maxi Lug, Maxi Rib, Sierra, X Bar, APW, ORCO Trac, Regional Rib, Premier Drive (PRDR) DWT, RDA 22, Super Grip, UniGrip, Wide Base Lug, Deep Trac
Single drive axle (high-hp. tractor) Same as above Same as above, plus M725 Same as above Same as above Same as above SP431A Same as above Same as above G328, G338 1AD DL01, Z35A, Z59W, Z59 S-207, S-208, R 85 Same as above Same as above Same as above XD4 R425 Same as above ST 908, ST 928 M610ZL, M615Z, M627 Same as above Same as above G167, UniCircle G167, G177M, G362, G328, G338, G244, G622 SK711, RZYD, RM+S4, TH-25 XD4 Same as above RDA 22, Super Grip, UniGrip, Wide Base Lug, Deep Trac
Steer axle ST220, ST230, ST234 R180, R187F, R227, R250, R250F, R260F, R280, R294, R296, M857(WB), M844F(WB) HSL, HSL Eco Plus, HSR, HSR-1, HSC, LSR, HSU CXMT 340A, CT 240, CXMA 354, CXMT 320 Same as All-position tires SP111, SP160, SP231 Super Single, SP343, SP345, SP346, SP381, SP383 Same as All-position tires S580, S370, S360, MS520 G287 HSS, G395 LHS, Marathon LHS, G287 MSA, G287 MSA w/DuraSeal, G288 MSA, G288 MSA w/DuraSeal plus All-position tires AL07, AH12, AH02, AH06, AH11, AH10, AM06, AMO2C S-205, S-208, R 45 Armorsteel KLHA KLSO1 M511A, M411, M420, M528 XZA 3, XZA-1+, XZE, XZE2+, XZA2 Energy R377, R145 Same as All-position tires ST758, ST738, ST718, ST727 Same as All-position tires RY023, RY083A, RY253, RY567, RY617, RY637, MY507A BRM, BRM-WB, ECL Rib, Ultra All-Position, RTP, WH Rib, Wide Base Rib, Highway G286, G159(16), G152, G186, G647 N/A XZE, XZA, XZY, XZY-1, XZY-2, XZU S, XZY WB, XZA WB HMS Radial, ORCO PD Rib, Maxi Rib, SSR, Lo-Pro Rib, Spread Axle, Waste Hauler Rib, ZY, APW Highway, Super XZ, RLP, Radial Special, Spread Axle, Wide Base Rib, Wide Base Lug, Super 5 Rib
Trailer axle TR134, ST230, ST220 R184, R194F, R194FE, R194(WB), R196, R195F, M844F(WB), Greatec Trailer HTL, HTR, HTR-1, HTC, HMS 45+ CXMT 340A, CT 240, CXMA 354, CXMT 320 Radial Highway Service SP160, SP181, SP181 A, SP245, SP246 FT455, T559, T575, XR4, Transport Rib TR ST250, ST250 LP, Rib ST, S360, S370 G314, G104 RST, G614 RST, plus All-position tires F80, TH06, AH10, AH12, F26 S-209 Same as above, plus KTSA KLTO2, KRT02 M511A, M411, M420, M528 X One XTE, X One XTA, X One XZU S, XTA Energy, XT-1, XTA2 Energy, XTA, XTY2, XTE, XTE2 R575, R145 Steelmark AHTII ST 710, ST 727, ST 770, ST 738, ST 758, ST 717 M127, M120Z, M122, M124Z, M140Z, M111Z, M1090Z, M109Z RY023, RY103, RY253, RY112A, Y785R, RY587, MY507 ECL STM, ECL SST, ECL Trailer, FCR Trailer, Ultra All-Position, FuelTech Trailer, Hi Speed, T4100, RTP, Rib Logger, Highway, Wide Base Rib, WH Rib, ITR, ITB, BTR-UWB UniCircle G314, G159 HS, G159(16), G119, G314, G186, Durabus RTA, RZ12, S-PZA XT-1, X One XTA, X One XTE, XTA-1 ORCO PD Trailer, Maxi Rib Hi-Speed, Maxi Rib, HMS Radial, Intertread, ORCO PD Rib, Rib Rev Tred, Spread Axle, Alp Miler, Intertread Hi-Speed, Regional Rib, RSR Highway, Super XZ, Super Radial, RLP, Radial Special, Radial 15, LCT
Trailer, spread axle ST220, ST230 R194(WB), R196, M844F(WB) HTL, HSR CXMT 340A, CT 240, CXMA 354, CXMT 320 Same as above SP160, SP181 T559 S370, S360, ST250 G104 RST, G104A RST, G286 AH12, F26, AH02, AH06 HMF Armorsteel KTSA N/A M511A, M411, M420, M528 XZE, XTE, X One XZU S, X One XTE, XTY2, XZY 3 Same as above Same as above ST 738, ST 770 M127, M120Z, M124Z, M122 Same as above ECL STM, ECL SST, High Speed UniCircle G119SA, UniCircle G314, G314, G119, G152, G159(16), G159 HS, G319SA RZ12, S-PZA XZE-SA, XTY-SA Spread Axle II, Spread Axle, SSR, RSR Spread Axle, Super 5 Rib, Radial Special, Highway, Waste Hauler Rib Modified
Mud & snow DR424 Same as Dual drive axle HDL, HDC, HDO, HDR CXML 440, CSD 444 Radial Drive Deep-Skid, Extra Traction Lug SP431A FD663, T546, T831, Power Drive, Super All Traction, Super All Traction Duplex D445, D450, MS520 G124, G328, G244 MSD, G177, G164 RTD, G338 1AD, G182 RSD, G633 RSD DL01, Z35A, Z59, Z59W H.D.T.L., S-207, R 85 Same as Dual drive axle N/A M611, M628 XDN2, XDE A/T, XDE M/S, XDS, XDN2 Grip R425 Same as Dual drive axle ST 908, ST 918, ST 928 M627, M610ZL, M506Z, M503Z, M614Z, M608Z, M605Z Y713B ECL M&S, BDR-AS, BDR-W, Ultra Drive, D4300, D4310, Drive Trac, Winter Deep, CTD, Gripper UniCircle G167, UniCircle G362, UniCircle G372, G177M, G171, G178, G328, G362, G167, G143, G143DT, G244, G622 RM+SN, RM+SK, RM+S4, M+S, RD-LH XM+S4, XDE M/S, XDS, XDN Blizzard Track, HMT Radial, HMT Deep XT, Sierra, Super Traction Deep, XDT, ORCO Trac, Waste Hauler Lug, Maxi Lug, Rev Lug, ORCO PD CDN Winter Trac, UniGrip, Super Grip, RDA 22, DWT, Deep Trac
On/off-road DR675, ST565 Wide Base, ST576 M840, M843, M850, M857, M774, M844F(WB), L355, L317, L312(WB), R296 HSR-1, HDR, HSR, HSC, HSU, HMS 45+, HDC, HTC Radial On/off Highway All Position SP231, SP281, SP345 (315/8R22.5), SP383, SP483, SP581, SP881 T819, T839, T831, Super All Traction, Super All Traction Duplex, Rib Duplex S370, D445, MS520 G286, G287 MSA, G288 MSA, G286SS, G178SS, G244 MSD, G177, G287 MSA w/DuraSeal, G288 MSA w/DuraSeal AM06, AM02C, DM04 HCR N/A Power fleet 973, 934, 943W, 983 ------ XZY 3, XDY 3, XDE A/T, XDY-EX, XZL WB, XTE2, XZY 3 WB N/A N/A ST508, ST518, ST528 ST520, ST720, ST 717 (20") ST 900, ST 901 M320Z, M506Z, M503Z, M314Z, M111Z Y773, LY053, MY507, MY507A BDM, BRM, BRM-WB, RTP, Rib Logger, Lug Logger, WH Rib, WH Lug, Wide Base Rib, ECL SST, WBD-A, Gripper Deep, Wide Base Lug G186, G286, G143, G143DT, G177M, G178, G171, G244 MDY, RZY, MZY, Waste Haul XZY-2, XZY, Wide Base XZY, XDY-1, XDY Timber Lug, Tioga, Lug Logger, Lo-Pro Rib, Spread Axle, Waste Hauler Lug, WBXD, Waste Hauler Rib, DLL, Alp Miler, Alp Tracker, HMT Radial, SSR, HMT Deept XT, X Bar, MD Wide Base, ZY, Premier Drive (PRDR), DPW, XS-D Modified Rock Lug, 3-Rib Logger, Lug Logger 24, Waste Hauler Lug, Waste Hauler Rib Modified
Rock, quarry Same as On/off-road Same as On/off-road HTC, HDO, HSC, HDC ------ Same as above Same as above S370, D445, MS520, Ameri*MSL Same as above AM06, AM02C, DM04 HCR N/A Power Fleet 939 ------ XZY 3, XDY 3, XZL WB, XDY-EX, XZY 3 WB N/A N/A ST508, ST518, ST528 ST520, ST720, ST717 (20") ST900, ST901 Same as above LY053, Y773, MY507 Same as above, plus BDY1, BDY1s, WBSS, ML70, ML80, Slick, Grader G171, G177M, G244, G186, G286 MDY, RZY, MZY, Waste Haul XZY-2, XZY, Wide Base XZY, XDY-1, XDY Timber Lug, Tioga, Lug Logger, Lo-Pro Rib, Spread Axle, Waste Hauler Lug, WBXD, Waste Hauler Rib, Alp Miler, Alp Tracker, SSR, MD Wide Base, ZY, XS-D, DPW Lug Logger 24, Modified Rock Lug, Wide Base Lug, Waste Hauler Lug, Waste Hauler Rib Modified
Logging DR675, ST576 Same as On/off-road Same as Rock, quarry ------ SP383, SP483, SP581 Same as above Same as Rock, quarry Same as above AM06, AM02C, DM04 HCR N/A N/A ------ XZY 3, XDY 3, XDY EX, XDS, XTY 2 N/A N/A ST508, ST518, ST528 ST520, ST720, ST717 (20") Same as above Y773, LY053, MY507 Same as above G171, G177M, G244, G186, G286 RZY, SK711, RZYD XZY-1, XDY-1, XZY-2 Timber Lug, Tioga, Lug Logger, Lo-Pro Rib, Spread Axle, Waste Hauler Lug or Rib, DLL, ZY, XS-D, DPW Lug Logger 24, Modified Rock Lug, Waste Hauler Lug
Light-duty trucks (incl. vans, pickups, etc.) All-Terrain T/A KO, Radial T/A, Radial Long Trail T/A, Commercial T/A (all season), Commercial T/A (traction) R230, R250, R260, R265, R273 SWP, R273 SWP II, M773 SWP, M773 SWP II, VSX, W965, R187F-steel/steel, Duravis M773II (SWP=sidewall protector) N/A Discoverer A/T, ATR, LT (all-terrain); Discoverer STT, Radial STT, S/T, S/T-C (on/off-road); SRM II Radial LT (commercial vehicle tires) Timberline HT, A/T, A/T II, LT and A/S, Timberline MT; Trans Rib LT; Trans Trac LT; Heavy Duty Low Boy Radial Rover A/T, RT, P-Metric, and RV; Radial Mud Rover, SP351, SP347, SP431, SP441 Steeltex Radial R4S, A/T, Trans-force HT, AT LMT400, LMT450, LMT460 G647 RSS, G159LT, G133LT, G171LT, G149 RSA, G633 RSD; Workhorse Xtra Grip Radial; Wrangler AT, HT, GS-A, and MT/R; Workhorse Rib Z36, RA08, F19, TH06, and Dynamic AT, MT, RH03, RF04 R 23, R 34; Terra Trac LTD, AW, A/S, A/T, and OTR; Hercumile RR, Trail Digger, H.D.T., All Trac, Durango Safari SUV, AWR, SJR, DTR, MSR, CSR, Safari Signature ECSTA STX (Ultra-high performance); RoadVENTURE ST (Sport truck & van); RoadVENTURE HT (highway terrain), RoadVENTURE AT (all terrain), RoadVENTURE MT (mud terrain), Radial 857 (commercial trailer) Courser A/T, LT (all-terrain); Courser C/T, C/T-C, MT (on/off-road); Courser R/D, Mastercraft M210 and M310 (commercial vehicle tires) XPS Rib, XPS Traction, LTX A/S, LTX A/T, LTX M/S Wide Brute All Position, Wide Brute X/T, Wide Brute R/V, Universal LT, LT325, Rimfire XT and A/S, Mud Brute Trail Mark APR, LT, A/P, M/S, and DT; Ridge Runner APR, A/P, MS, Trail Buster APR, A/P, M/S RD, Ultra Tour Sport SUV SL 535, SL 717, SL 726; Sonora A/S; Serengeti A/T, Serengeti A/S, HTR Sport A/T, Durango: XTR, A/T and M/T M410, M55, M606, M54, M93, M83, M53, M82, Open Country A/T, Open Country M/T, Open Country H/T Y788R, TY213A, Y785R, RY103, RY215, TY025, TY088, Y703B, Y742S, Y735B BDLT, MetroMax Rib, MetroMax Drive, Brawny RV, ATR-LT, Commercial Traction G603, G647, G159 RLT, G159 HS, G171, G622LT S-PA, RZT XZA, XZE, XDE M/S Rev Tred, Super Traction Deep, Mega Drive, ORCO Trac, XDT, RL II Radial Special 15, Radial Special 12, Highway, Super Grip, Super XZ

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