NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. has gained new original equipment fitments on three sport-utility vehicles and one full-size pickup for the 1999 model year, as well as retaining its OE position on the Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra full-size pickup, which underwent major model changes for 1999. Bridgestone/Firestone's new fitments and the tires it is supplying are as follows:
Ford Expedition: Firestone Wilderness AT with outline white letters, sizes P255/70R16 109S and P265/70R17 113S.
Mitsubishi Montero: Bridgestone Dueler H/T 689, P235/75R15 105S.
Suzuki Grand Vitara: Bridgestone Dueler H/T 687, P235/60R16 99H.
Toyota Tundra: Bridgestone S408, P245/70R16 106S, and Dueler H/T 698, P245/70R16 106S.
For the various Silverado/Sierra models, BFS is supplying six different Firestone tires: the Wilderness AT, P265/75R16 114S, available with either black or outline white letter sidewall styling; the Steeltex R4S, LT245/75R16, load range E; and the Wilderness AT, LT245/75R16, load range C, in black or outline white letters, and the same size in load range E.