sydney mike Posted May 24, 2014 Share Posted May 24, 2014 My tyre placard is faded and unread-able so just want to confirm the load rating for my 260z. Judging from the info I have found, the minimum load rating is 1280lbs which equates to 580.598kg. Load index 89=580kg so therefore the Zed must go to 90 as a minimum? The current tyres on my 16x8's are 205 55 16 with 91 load so while they are too narrow for the 8" rim, the load is ok. I don't want to run stretched tyres anymore and have read a few posts saying on the 16x8's the best size is to run 225 45 16. But from what I can see, there aren't much to choose from in this size and most of what I can see is load 89. I have been checking out what other Zeds are running, alot with the 16's are running 205 50's and some 15's with 205 55 with 86 or 87 load. I know alot of mods we perform on our cars aren't "legal" but what I am concerned about is safety-is a 89 tyre going to be dangerous? If so might go to 225 50 16 which has 92 load. So can someone confirm the minimum? Discuss. cheers, Mike. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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