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1986 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
1986 GMC K3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/D None 65 PSI/ PSI
1986 GMC K3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None PSI/80 PSI
1986 GMC K3500 Base* Shop LT235/85R16/E None 80 PSI/80 PSI
1986 GMC K3500 Base* Shop 7.50-16LT/D None 60 PSI/60 PSI

1986 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 65 PSI/ PSI

1986 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: PSI/80 PSI

1986 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop LT235/85R16/E

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 80 PSI/80 PSI

1986 GMC K3500 Base*

- Size: Shop 7.50-16LT/D

- Speed Rating: None

- Inflation F/R: 60 PSI/60 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 1986 GMC K3500

What tires are best for a 1986 GMC K3500? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your GMC K3500.

Affordable 1986 GMC K3500 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 K3500. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for GMC K3500 tire options. Whether you want tire that's made to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View the recommended tires for your 1986 GMC K3500, 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.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying GMC K3500 tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. 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. 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 K3500's performance during both seasons. 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!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. 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 a tire that can handle sand, stone, gravel, dirt, 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 uneven road conditions. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a GMC K3500 tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. Browse GMC K3500 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 click or two away from a new set of 1986 GMC K3500 tires.

Good Tire Brands for GMC K3500s

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for GMC K3500s. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. GMC K3500 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 beginning. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he started making and testing 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 1986 GMC K3500s.

Bridgestone is another top choice for GMC K3500 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 is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1986 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. Buy 1986 GMC K3500 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 K3500 Tire Q&A

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.

  • Why check GMC tire inflation? 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.
  • What do the numbers on my GMC K3500 tires mean? 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!
  • Is there an easy way to check GMC tire tread depth? 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.