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1986 GMC C3500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC C3500 tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop LT215/85R16/D None 65 PSI/65 PSI
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop 7.50-16LT/C None 45 PSI/ PSI
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop LT215/85R16/D None PSI/65 PSI
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None PSI/80 PSI
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop LT215/85R16/C None 51 PSI/ PSI
1986 GMC C3500 Base* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None PSI/60 PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/65 PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/ PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/65 PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/80 PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/C

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 51 PSI/ PSI

1986 GMC C3500 Base*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/60 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Recommended Tires for Your 1986 GMC C3500

What tires are best for a 1986 GMC C3500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC C3500.

Firestone Destination M/T2
Destination M/T2

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Destination X/T
Destination X/T

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Transforce AT2
Transforce AT2

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Transforce HT2
Transforce HT2

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell Valera H/T LTR
Valera H/T LTR

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires

Affordable 1986 GMC C3500 Tires

Buying new tires can be easy and quick, especially when you're equipped with quality information from the tire experts that know! That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 1986 GMC C3500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  GMC C3500 tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want a tire that's built to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the tires GMC recommends for 1986 C3500s, plus important information about GMC C3500 tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. Your vehicle can't drive correctly without the correct tires. As one of our tire technicians, Brianna, explains, "You want to find the correct size for your tire. It matters in alignments and keeping your vehicle driving the way it’s supposed to.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new GMC C3500 tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. Washington state or Montana is a different story, though. If you live in a state with some extreme seasonal shifts, you might want to switch between winter tires and all-season tires for the best performance.

Think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience when evaluating your driving conditions. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one set for winter, one set for summer. That way, they can maximize their GMC C3500's performance during both seasons. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Next, consider your driving style. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your GMC C3500? Going where no vehicle has gone before? If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. You'll want strong tires that can take on gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability in uneven road conditions. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a GMC C3500 tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you, or get started by browsing tires that fit your vehicle. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1986 GMC C3500 tire for your needs.

Tire Brands for GMC C3500s

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for GMC C3500s. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for GMC C3500s are always ready to get the job done! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a passionate inventor from the beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he began testing and producing truck, passenger, and farm tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! Thanks to Harvey Firestone, Firestone Tires has been committed to staying ahead of the curve since day one. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1986 GMC C3500s.

Bridgestone is another top choice for GMC C3500 tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Bridgestone Tires now has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1986 GMC C3500 and drive with peace of mind.

Installing GMC C3500 Tires

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Buy 1986 GMC C3500 tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

1986 GMC C3500 Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC C3500 tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why check GMC tire inflation? The right tire inflation helps increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan! The right tire pressure can make all the difference. Even a small change in tire pressure can impact your driving.
  • What do the tire sidewall numbers mean for my GMC C3500? The numbers on your tire sidewall give you information about tire speed rating, traction, treadwear, tire size, and load carrying capacity. Chat with a tire technician to learn how to read the numbers on your GMC tires!
  • How do I check the tread depth on my GMC tires? All you need is a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new GMC C3500 tires.