https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tire_code should help. Also see https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=35 Thanks, Gary H. > -------Original Message------- > > I did not see any explanations on what the letter rating ( tire wear, > traction, speed rating etc. ) means Wouldn't the traction rating > indicate how soft the rubber compound would be? I would think, the > softer the rubber compound, the less tread > life...........................MO > > On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:19:02 AM UTC-5, > 62-65-mail...@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > > I have not, but the protections in place through the Department of > > Transportation won't allow a new tire to be manufactured and sold in > > the US without meeting basic safety standards. You can see these > > ratings of the tire on the sidewall. > > https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=172 > ... -- -- -- Please address private email -- email of interest to only one person -- directly to that person. That is, email your parts/car transactions and negotiations, as well as other personal messages, only to the intended recipient. Do not just press "reply" and send your email to everyone using the general '62-'65 Clubhouse public email address. This practice will protect your privacy, reduce the total volume of mail and fine-tune the content signal to Mopar topic. Thanks! 1962 to 1965 Mopar Clubhouse Discussion Guidelines: http://www.1962to1965mopar.ornocar.org/mletiq.html and http://www.1962to1965mopar.ornocar.com/general_disclaimer.html. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse" group. http://groups.google.com/group/1962to1965mopars?hl=en. --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to 1962to1965mopars+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.