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103 load index is for cars, not SUVs. Some people buy car tires as they are cheaper. You're risking a blowout by not running proper tires for the vehicle, so IMO no - I don't believe 103 is safe to stay with.
 

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103 load index is 1874 lbs/tire, for a load capacity of almost 7500 lbs. Hardly "car" territory and still 1400lbs above the max loaded weight of the truck from my research.

FYI there is no XL rated 103 tire; hence its a car tire. The only 22" that rated to run on these vehicles are 285/35/22 106XL.

If you want to run 103s and risk a blowout, knock yourself out.

The specification calls for 106XL the XL part is critical, as is 106.
 

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A 295/30/22 tire is NOT a 285/35/22 tire. If you're running 22s the right size to run is 285/35/22 and that size is only available in 106XL.

The manual, decals and every other bit of tire information for these vehicles is very clear on stating 106XL is required..most of us running 20" tires actually run a 110XL rating.

I suppose you can run out of spec tires in the same way you can run out of spec oil, typically with catastophic results.

So you asked "can I run a 103" the answer is "its out of spec". You can choose to take the info and do with it what you will.
 

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Here are several more 103XL which surprises me. Whether you can get all or any of these in Canada, I know not.
This particular size (295/30/22) is commonly run on Camaros. Why its an XL rating I'm not sure, though the gen 5 Camaro is heavy.
 
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