GMC C3500 Tires Are Around the Corner

When it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle, turn to the skilled technicians at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Browse tires online and schedule an installation appointment today!

1988 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
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None 40 PSI/50 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 50 PSI/55 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 45 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 50 PSI/55 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 45 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None 40 PSI/50 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLX* Shop LT225/75R16/D None 50 PSI/55 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLX* Shop LT245/75R16/E None 45 PSI/80 PSI
1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLX* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None 40 PSI/50 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 40 PSI/50 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 50 PSI/55 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 50 PSI/55 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 40 PSI/50 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop LT225/75R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 50 PSI/55 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop LT245/75R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 45 PSI/80 PSI

1988 GMC C3500 Sierra SLX*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 40 PSI/50 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1988 GMC C3500

What tires are best for a 1988 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
Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo 3 - LT
Dueler A/T Revo 3 - LT

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Bridgestone Dueler H/T 685
Dueler H/T 685

  • No 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
Firestone Winterforce LT
Winterforce LT

  • Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Get the Right Tires for 1988 GMC C3500

Finding the right tires can be quick and easy, especially when you have all the information you need to make a good decision. That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  1988 GMC C3500 tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC C3500 tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View GMC-recommended tires for your 1988 C3500, plus helpful information about GMC C3500 tire size, tire inflation, and speed rating. Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for tires and you'll experience our best service. As one of our tire managers, Ruben, says, “I make sure you know which tire is the best fit for your car, not only for performance but safety.”

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 how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter tires. In Colorado, though, there's a good chance you'll want GMC C3500 snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

When thinking about your driving conditions, consider where you live (mountains vs. city vs. countryside) and the kind of weather can catch you off-guard. (Watch out Tornado Alley!) 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. It's one of the best ways to maximize their GMC C3500's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers buy one set of all-season tires instead. That way they don't have to return to the tire shop and their vehicle is always ready for sun, rain, and light snow!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you like taking your GMC C3500 far away from civilization? Going where no vehicle has gone before? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want strong tires that can take on dirt, gravel, stone, sand, and more. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability in irregular 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. Browse GMC C3500 tires online or come to your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1988 GMC C3500 tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for GMC C3500s

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for GMC C3500s. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. GMC C3500 Firestone tires are tires you can count on. Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a passionate inventor from the start. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he began testing and producing truck, passenger, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! 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 1988 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. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, providing exceptional service, tires, and more to drivers around the world. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1988 GMC C3500 and drive with peace of mind!

Installing GMC C3500 Tires

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Buy 1988 GMC C3500 tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

1988 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.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my GMC C3500 tires? Your tire sidewall gives you information about load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to one of our tire technicians to learn how to read the numbers on your tire!
  • 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.