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Old 10-22-2014, 04:56 PM   #1
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1998 Tradewinds tires

Just bought one and will need to replace tires immediately as they are weathered. The tires that are on it now are Michelin 255x80x22.5 but after reading a little, am finding that other RV owners are saying these may be undersized for the coach and there were some Spartan coach recalls on them.
Can I use another size like 275x70 on this coach or am I tied into Michelin (read $$$$). Yokohama tires look to be as good for less. Thoughts?
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First you are not tied to Michelin, Yokohama tires are a great tire.
Your unit is under 16,000 lbs on the rear duals and under 9,000 lbs on
the front.
Fully loaded I am under 26,000 lbs and yours should be under that weight.
255x70x22.5 up to 265x75x22.5 will fit without any problems, above those
sizes you will need to be careful that the spacing on the rear duals is correct
and you have clearance in the front.
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Ended up getting Goodyear G670 245/75x22.5 RV ULT tires. The shop that quoted me Yokohama's ended up only having 2 in stock. I've seen a lot of mixed reviews on these Goodyears, but the price was decent at $2800 out the door for 6.
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