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Old 01-07-2013, 05:20 PM   #1
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Manufacturer Recommended Tire Load Index... does it really matter?

Looking at a pair of 285/35R19 max performance summer tires for the rears... going staggered. Most in this tire size range are load index rated at 99(1,709lbs.). The manufacturer recommends 100(1,764lbs.). Is it a big deal going a bit lower than Ford's recommendation?

The fronts will stay at 255/40R19. Thanks in advance.
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