Firestone | 600-16




This Firestone 600-16 bias ply tire is THE TIRE for a Pre-WWII Ford but it also fits thousands of other applications, from American classics to British sports cars. It features a black sidewall, and it's the original sizing for 1935 through 1953 Ford, 1935 through 1947 Hudson and MANY more. This size was the industry standard from the mid '30s through the early '50s. Firestone tires are also the perfect rolling stock for classics and hot rods. Popular for 1930-40s American automobiles as wells as scores of European models. This Firestone Bias Ply tire features an original Firestone Zig Zag Tread design and beautiful genuine whitewall construction. They're made right here in the USA using original molds and modern materials and are fully backed by our life of the tread warranty.
SKU 643500
GTIN 00842199103434
Brand Firestone
Product Size 600-16
Tire Construction Bias Ply
Sidewall Style Blackwall
Width Bias Ply 6.00
Rim Diameter 16
Overall Diameter (in) 28.56
Section Width (in) 6.26
Tread Width 4.63
Rim Width (in) 4.00 - 4.50
Max Load Capacity 1400@32 psi
Construction Ply 4 PLY POLY
Tube Type or Tubeless Tube Type
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Please Note

  • Tire mounted on wheel for demonstration purposes only. Wheel and other accessories are not included.

Product Questions & Answers

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1936 Ford pickup. I want to mount a period correct spare on the side of the bed. I figure the Firestone 600-16 is the tire I need. Which of your inner tubes will work in this application? Thanks
By Rick Booth on October 17, 2016

The recommended tube, item #85640, is listed under "Similar and related products" here on this page.

Coker Tire Support on October 18, 2016
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How do I measure the original rims (1953 Chevy PU 3100) to determine the correct tire size required? Also, same for tube size?
By Tony on March 25, 2017

We can confirm the correct tire size for a 1953 3100 is in fact 600-16. The recommended tube is listed under "Similar and related products" on any tire listing page on our website.

Coker Tire Support on March 27, 2017
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What is the differance between a 4 ply & a 6ply ?
By Merle on March 22, 2016

The net difference is the amount of load capacity achieved by additional plies being used in the tire construction. Refer to to the load capacity provided in the "Specifications" of any tire listing to determine if a particular tire meets or exceeds the requirements of your vehicle.

Coker Tire Support on March 22, 2016
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