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Old 08-09-2016, 02:22 PM   #1
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Time for Tires

It's time to "re-tire" and I'm interested in your opinions. Primarily, any negatives regarding the brands under consideration.

At the FMCA rally last week I got a quote on Michelins for the Mocha Latte II (that's what we call her). From my research, it's a great price. It's just whether I want to spend that much. The others I'm looking at are Bridgestone R268 and Goodyear 399A. All tires are 11R 22.5.

The Michelins are the most expensive at about $2950 for six. The Bridgestones are $2550 for the set. And the Goodyear currently has a promotion bringing them in at $2040. Mounting and balancing are the same for all.

I know just about everyone regards Michelin as the gold standard. Haven't seen any negative writeups about Bridgestone anywhere. Mixed reviews on Goodyear, though mostly good. Opinions? By the way, these prices are the best I've found for these anywhere.
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I am on my second set of Michelin's. I have nothing negative to say about them! You will likely replace them due to age, not wear.

Be sure to select the H rated version, not the G rated version, as they have both in that size.
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I have been a Michelin fan for three purchased sets. However from comments here and friend experiences I will be looking at Toyo and Hankook next year.
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Just put 6 new Michelin 275/80Rx22.5 Energy X Line Z tires on our coach and am extremely pleased with the ride of them. These tires are a brand new line Michelin just came out with and are made in Canada, mine were 2 weeks old when put on the middle of April this year.
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D Lindy,

Were you able to find them in H rating? I only saw G's.
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Just FYI, all the quotes I listed were H rated tires.
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Yes my 275's are "H" tirers..
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Michelin or Bridgestone would be fine, but no G-D Goodyears....consider LR "H" only.....
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I put Bridgestone on mine and have been very happy. That said there are a dozen different brands of tires that work well for MH's, so you have many more to choose from if you want.
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I just put new Bridgestone's on the Coach and I could have saved some money with Good years but read some bad stories and went with the same tire that was on her. I put a tire that has no tread just two center lines. H's. The ride is great but all new tires are great ride. I had all six tires Balanced. I didn't realize how for off my old tires where. We are in DC and was a nice ride up.
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Hankooks should be given serious consideration. Priced very reasonable, good wear, nice ride.
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