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Old 01-07-2016, 04:14 PM   #1
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Bridgestone R 250ED Tires

I'm leaning toward getting a set of 6 of these tires (275 70 R22.5). I've been to 3 dealers and each one has recommended these over the Michelin or Goodyear as equal in performance. Anyone have any experience either good or bad?
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I just finished 8 years of service from my Bridgestone 10R 22.5 tires. Had lots of tread left, but some cracking around the sidewall.

However, I returned to Toyo for the next set due to price. Quality seems to be similar.
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Old 01-07-2016, 04:26 PM   #3
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I have had two 11R by 22.5 steer tires on the front of my 40ft Class A for about 5 years now--good treat wear and no sidewall cracking. Bridgestone has a very good reputation for making strong sidewalls--not sure how important that is for a light duty applications like RV. I see you were looking at the ED model--as I recall that is the extra duty sidewall for high scrub applications--probably not needed on an RV and might provide for a rougher ride.
PS would never use Goodyear for an RV again; but you need to check out FMCA pricing on Michelin before you seal the deal....
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I've been running 250's Bridgestone on my Windsor of 7 years on the front and 5 years on the rear. I can' tell any wear at all, have ~50k on the front. No sidewall cracking at all.
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I have 250 80R/22.5 tires on my coach. I like them.
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I replaced my OE Michelin 255/80R22.5s with Bridgestone R250s, 265/75R22.5 tires about 25,000 miles ago. Absolutely no problems or complaints whatsoever. As with any tire, air pressure management is very important.
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I put on Bridgestones in March 2014. Close to 25,000 miles later, they are working just fine. (Btw, they replaced Michelins with severe sidewall cracking.)
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Thanks a bunch everyone. I just ordered 6 brand new Bridgestone R 250ED 275 x 70/22.5 tires with mounting, balancing, taxes and out the door for $3,540.94 at S&T Tire.



FYI, Other prices were:

Michelin XZA2 or XZE2+ ==== $3,516.62 ==Costco (no mounting, balancing & I had to pick up and haul 6 tires to a installer)
Continental============ $3,890.00 ==Bob Sumerel Tire
Bridgestone R 250ED ======$3,975.00 ==Bob Sumerel Tire
Goodyear G670 RV ========$4300+_ ==Goodyear Commercial Tire
Michelin XZA2 ========== $4,637.60 ==S&T Tire
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