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Old 11-11-2013, 12:25 PM   #1
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DOT Tire Codes

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What should be the oldest date code I should accept on new Class A tires in a December install?

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Old 11-11-2013, 12:36 PM   #2
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Up to six months is reasonable, less is better. Best I've gotten on Moho tires is four months.
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It is a personal decision. Most feel 4-6 months is fair for RV tires. Just stand your ground for what ever your limits are and be prepared to "walk" if they can't fill the bill. October 21 I purchased 6 tires at a GCR truck tire center in Coburg Oregon and they were 3 weeks old, they move a lot of tires in that shop.
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2613......imo.
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It depends on the manufacturer and tire size. Some sizes may be manufactured outside the US and some manufacturers manufacture in large batches. I've bought Michelins 3 times in the last coupe years. The oldest tires I got were 3 months old. It also helps to buy from a volume sales dealer.
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Up to six months is reasonable, less is better. Best I've gotten on Moho tires is four months.
My 305/70's were only 3 weeks old when they got to the dealer. When I ordered them there were none in the country and had to be shipped in. Guess I got the first ones that got here.
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