1987 Ford F-250 Tire Size

There are multiple tire sizes for your 1987 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 1987 Ford F-250.

Trim Options:

Custom (GVWR 6300)XL (GVWR 6300)XLT Lariat (GVWR 6300)

7.50R16/D

Simplified Size:  7.50-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Ford F-250 is 7.50R16/D.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
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:

Custom (GVWR 6300)XL (GVWR 6300)XLT Lariat (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 1987 Ford F-250 is LT215/85R16/C.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
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.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
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:

Custom (GVWR 6300)Custom (GVWR 7700)XL (GVWR 6300)XL (GVWR 7700)XLT Lariat (GVWR 6300)XLT Lariat (GVWR 7700)

LT235/85R16/D

Simplified Size:  235-85-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1987 Ford F-250 is LT235/85R16/D.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
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

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
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:

Custom H.D.XL H.D.XLT Lariat 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 1987 Ford F-250 is LT235/85R16/E.  A color-coded explanation of the 1987 Ford F-250's tire size is shown below.

LT

This letter denotes the intended use of the tire.

PPassenger Vehicle
LTLight Truck
CCommercial Vehicle
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

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
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.