1986 GMC K1500 Tires

1986 GMC K1500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC K1500 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 K1500 Base* Shop LR60-15/B None 32 PSI/32 PSI
1986 GMC K1500 Base* Shop P235/75R15 None 35 PSI/35 PSI

1986 GMC K1500 Base*

- Size: Shop LR60-15/B

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

1986 GMC K1500 Base*

- Size: Shop P235/75R15

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1986 GMC K1500

What tires are best for a 1986 GMC K1500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC K1500.

Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
Blizzak DM-V2

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Destination A/T2
Destination A/T2

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Destination LE3
Destination LE3

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus
Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell Valera A/T
Valera A/T

  • See Store For Details
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Primewell Valera H/T
Valera H/T

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Light Truck Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2 UV
Winterforce 2 UV

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Affordable 1986 GMC K1500 Tires

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 1986 GMC K1500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  GMC K1500 tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want tire that's made to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the tires GMC recommends for 1986 K1500s, plus important information about GMC K1500 tire size, tire inflation, and speed rating. 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 consider a handful of other factors when buying new GMC K1500 tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Florida, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter tires. Somewhere like Colorado or even Kansas is a different story. You may want to invest in a set of GMC K1500 snow tires for one part of the year, and all-season tires for the rest of the year.

When evaluating your driving conditions, think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one for winter and one for summer. It's a smart way to capitalize on GMC K1500's performance and safety throughout the year. Other drivers prefer the convenience of all-season tires. They make one trip to the tire shop and they're pretty much ready for rain, light snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your GMC K1500? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? 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 dirt, gravel, stone, sand, and more. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability on bumpy roads. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a GMC K1500 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 can buy 1986 GMC K1500 tires online now!

Tire Brands for GMC K1500s

You have many great options for GMC K1500 tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for GMC K1500s are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a boundary-pusher from the get-go. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he began testing and producing farm, truck, and passenger tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1986 GMC K1500s.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for GMC K1500 tires, too. 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 said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1986 GMC K1500 and drive with peace of mind!

GMC K1500 Tire Rotation, Repair & More

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! Shop 1986 GMC K1500 tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

1986 GMC K1500 Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC K1500 tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Is GMC tire inflation important? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, and boost tire lifespan.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my GMC K1500 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 K1500 tires.

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