# 1983 Ford F-250 Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1983 Ford F-250 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 Ford F-250.

Trim Options:

### Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)Super Cab (GVWR 7600)XL Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)XL Super Cab (GVWR 7600)XLT Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)XLT Super Cab (GVWR 7600)

## 7.50R16/D

### Simplified Size: 7.50-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Ford F-250 is **7.50R16/D**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

7.50 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 7.50 inches. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

D | The mark of D denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating. A load range of D means that the tire has a ply rating of 8. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads. |

Trim Options:

### Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)XL Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)XLT Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)

## LT215/85R16/C

### Simplified Size: 215-85-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Ford F-250 is **LT215/85R16/C**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

LT | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

85 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 85%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 85% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 182 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 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. |

Trim Options:

### Super Cab (GVWR 7600)XL Super Cab (GVWR 7600)XLT Super Cab (GVWR 7600)

## LT215/85R16/D

### Simplified Size: 215-85-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Ford F-250 is **LT215/85R16/D**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

LT | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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215 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters. | ||||||

85 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 85%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 85% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 182 millimeters. | ||||||

R | This letter denotes how your tire was constructed. Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

D | The mark of D denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating. A load range of D means that the tire has a ply rating of 8. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads. |

Trim Options:

### Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)Reg. Cab (GVWR 7300)Super Cab (GVWR 7600)Super Cab (GVWR 7900)XL Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)XL Reg. Cab (GVWR 7300)XL Super Cab (GVWR 7600)XL Super Cab (GVWR 7900)XLT Reg. Cab (GVWR 6300)XLT Reg. Cab (GVWR 7300)XLT Super Cab (GVWR 7600)XLT Super Cab (GVWR 7900)

## LT235/85R16/D

### Simplified Size: 235-85-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Ford F-250 is **LT235/85R16/D**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

LT | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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235 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters. | ||||||

85 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 85%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 85% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 199 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

D | The mark of D denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating. A load range of D means that the tire has a ply rating of 8. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads. |

Trim Options:

### H.D.XL H.D.XLT H.D.

## LT235/85R16/E

### Simplified Size: 235-85-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1983 Ford F-250 is **LT235/85R16/E**. A color-coded explanation of the 1983 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

LT | This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.
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235 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 235 millimeters. | ||||||

85 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 85%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 85% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 199 millimeters. | ||||||

R |
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. | ||||||

E | The mark of E denotes your tire's load range, or ply rating. A load range of E means that the tire has a ply rating of 10. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. Tires with higher inflation pressures can carry heavier loads. |