Will p235 75r15 tires fit on your 1996 Ford Explorer?
On a 1996 Ford Explorer :
Yes , assuming it's not the Eddie Bauer version with the 16 inch wheels ( my
1995 Ford Explorer " XLT model " , 4x4 , has always had P235/75/R15
all terrain tires on it right from the factory )
No need to change sizes with winter specialty tires. If your vehicle came with p235/75r15 tires, you can install the same size in a winter tire. Congrats on selecting a superior traction tire for safe winter driving, I suggest looking into the Nokian line of winter specialty tires if they are available in your area.
On my 2005 Ford Explorer I have Goodyear Assurance Triple-Tred tires. They are very expensive at $820 with installation, road hazzard warrenty and lifetime rotate and ballence. However these tires are very well suited for the Ford Explorer. Here is a link for convience: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Goodyear&tireModel=Assurance+TripleTred
I have a 1995 Ford Explorer XLT - originally the recommended inflation pressure was 26 PSI - I received a revised sticker recommending 30 PSI ( cold ) for recommended Firestone tires . I had my Firestone ATX tires replaced for free under the recall with Michelin LTX all terrain tires ( P235/75R15 ) and I have been running 29 or 30 PSI in the Michelins for over 7 years now and if anything it's…