Compare 1983 GMC K3500 Tires

1983 GMC K3500 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your GMC K3500 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
1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra* Shop LT215/85R16/D None 65 PSI/65 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra* Shop LT235/85R16/E None PSI/80 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra* Shop LT235/85R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None 60 PSI/60 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra* Shop LT235/85R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic* Shop LT235/85R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic* Shop LT235/85R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None 60 PSI/60 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic* Shop LT215/85R16/D None 65 PSI/65 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic* Shop LT235/85R16/E None PSI/80 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Base* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None 60 PSI/60 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None PSI/80 PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1983 GMC K3500 Base* Shop LT215/85R16/D None 65 PSI/65 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/65 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/80 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 60 PSI/60 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 High Sierra*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 60 PSI/60 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/65 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Sierra Classic*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/80 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 60 PSI/60 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/80 PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1983 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT215/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/65 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1983 GMC K3500

What tires are best for a 1983 GMC K3500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC K3500.

Get the Right Tires for 1983 GMC K3500

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 1983 GMC K3500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  GMC K3500 tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you need a tire that's designed to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the tires GMC recommends for 1983 K3500s, plus useful info about GMC K3500 tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. 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, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying GMC K3500 tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Florida, 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.

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. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one set for winter, one set for summer. That way, they can maximize their GMC K3500's performance during both seasons. 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!

Next, consider your driving style. Do you like taking your GMC K3500 far away from civilization? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? 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 gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability in uneven road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a GMC K3500 tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for GMC K3500 tires online. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 1983 GMC K3500 tires.

GMC K3500 Tire Brands

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good GMC K3500 tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for GMC K3500s 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 visionary from the beginning. Firestone saw a future in automobile 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! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 1983 GMC K3500s.

Bridgestone is another smart move for GMC K3500 tires. Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan in 1931. His company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. The company is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities 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 1983 GMC K3500 and drive with peace of mind.

GMC K3500 Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're a tire store that also offers professional tire installation, maintenance, and rotation, along with complete auto care. We make it easy to buy new 1983 GMC K3500 tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

Questions About 1983 GMC K3500 Tires

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common GMC K3500 tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Is GMC tire inflation important? 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 numbers on my GMC K3500 tires mean? Your tire sidewall numbers tell you the recommended load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to a tire technician to learn how to read GMC tire numbers.
  • 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 K3500 tires.

Buy New GMC K3500 Tires

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!