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Old 05-02-2015, 07:35 AM   #29
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We have a 2000 Allegro (recently purchased it) and I believe the tires are about ten yrs old. My husband and our service center could not find dates on them. We have never had blow out because my husband has always been good about replacing and rotating them. He wants to buy all new tires before we head out this summer and is wonder about some feedback from people that have experience with their tires. He has been looking at Cooper and Dunlop. Anyone have an opinion of what is best? Thanks Barbara
IMHO if you have copious amounts of money to spend, buy Michelins. Why, because so many others do. I feel there is a movement on this forum to see who can outspend the other guys on tires. Want to spend $3-4000 on tires, by all means go Michelins. If you have a thinking mans brain, look around, do your research and you will save up to 50% on your purchase. You will hear a lot of doomsday talk about " your life is riding on them". Wrong, your LIFE is riding on the road you are driving. There are a LOT worse things out there than your choice in your tires. Don't you think that if all others were unsafe, they would even be allowed to sell them? Surely you are smarter than that.

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Old 05-02-2015, 06:30 PM   #30
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Like so many other things in life, you really do get what you pay for when it comes to tires. Trash talk Michelins all you want, but they are top of the line and have been good to us. If you want to put cheap sneakers on, go ahead... I don't roll that way...

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Old 05-03-2015, 04:11 AM   #31
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Best Tires for a Class A

I'm not saying go cheap, check out how many tractor Trailers have Michelins on them. When you see it is probably less then 10 percent there is your answer. If they were the safest and most dependable tires tires they would all be using them. Like I said I take my advice from tire EXPERTS that's why I went with Goodyear.
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Old 05-03-2015, 05:54 AM   #32
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I agree with other posters, Google date code for tires and you will see how they are constructed. Ok I did it for you, here is what I located in short order. You didn't say what size tires you have. 19.5's or 22.5 but here is some information, and you might want to share it with the shop, just before you go shopping for another tire shop.
Don't do business with a shop that doesn't know how to tell when a tire was made.
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Old 05-03-2015, 06:05 AM   #33
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We just replaced all 8 with Cooper 11R 22.5 at $310each. So fare very smooth ride and we like them. We had them all spin balanced. The same tire that is on all school buses.
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I have a 2006 Allegro (32BA) with Bridgestones. They are great tires, Good ride and handling. There are lots of choices out there and I am sure there are others that are good, too. But my experience with the Bridgestones has been great (on there since 2011).
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No one mentioned Dunlop.
A dealer recomended Dunlop SP348 or Goodyear G647 to replace my 2006 GY G670-RV tires with only 14,000 on them.

Anyone have experience with these.

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Quite happy with the Cooper tires I put on my 2000 Allegro Bay 3 years ago.
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All I can say is 85 complaints so far on the NHTSA website on the xrv tires. I didn't see any for the hsa661 or g667. And how many of the blown Michelins didn't get reported. It's your dime and your safety good luck. I will listen to the experts on this one.
And out of how many millions of tires is that over how many years?
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So Tireman9, the website really doesn't tell you what is the best tire. I would venture to say one or two brands are ahead of the pack in quality????
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Tires that have sidewall cracks in three years are not top of the line tires IMO.
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Old 05-04-2015, 03:42 PM   #40
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So Tireman9, the website really doesn't tell you what is the best tire. I would venture to say one or two brands are ahead of the pack in quality????
The point I was trying to make is that lacking specific data and information that demonstrates a specific tire is weak in some area I consider most brands comparable in quality.
Any tire can fail if run sufficiently under-inflated, overloaded and/or over speed.
I was trying to suggest that a good part of what you are buying is "Service" and warranty coverage. If you travel across the USA then you probably will be better off if there are hundreds of locations where you can get company backed service. If you only travel 50 miles from home to one campground then maybe having just one sales outlet (Billy-Jo-Bob's Cheep Tire and Bait Emporium) of your 'Mud-Wumper" brand tires might be OK.

I am not aware of any "Magic" rubber compound in any tire. I know that every year many hundreds of tires from different companies are analyzed by Smithers Scientific with the summary distributed throughout the industry so there are few if any significant "secrets" that the rest of the industry is not aware of.

The "Big Three" Bridgestone, Goodyear, and Michelin probably lead the pack as they have world wide reputations to protect.
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No one mentioned Dunlop.

A dealer recomended Dunlop SP348 or Goodyear G647 to replace my 2006 GY G670-RV tires with only 14,000 on them.

Anyone have experience with these.


I'm running the SP348s on my drive axle that the PO installed in 2012. Not sure how many miles on them but I'm very happy with them. When I got it the pressures were set at 90 and my coach weighed heavy on the back. I wasn't happy with the way it handled but after I upped them to 105 it drives well.

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