1983 Dodge Ram 50 Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1983 Dodge Ram 50 that depend upon the trim level.  Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size.  Then pick the best tire size for your 1983 Dodge Ram 50.

Trim Options:

CustomRoyalSport

185SR14

Simplified Size:  185-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Dodge Ram 50 is 185SR14.  A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Dodge Ram 50's tire size is shown below.

185

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 185 millimeters.

S

This tire has a speed rating of S, which means 111 mph (180 km/h) is the maximum speed that can be sustained for 10 minutes.  A higher speed becomes dangerous.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
14

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter.

6.00R-14/C

Simplified Size:  6.00-14

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Dodge Ram 50 is 6.00-14/C.  A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Dodge Ram 50's tire size is shown below.

6.00

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 6.00 inches.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
14

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 14 inches in diameter.

C

The mark of C denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating.  A load range of C means that the tire has a ply rating of 6.  Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures.  Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads.