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Old 05-05-2014, 07:30 AM   #1
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Michelin tires

Hi, I am new to the Forum,but have read comments for a couple years. I was wondering thoughts on Michelin tires compare to goodyear.
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Old 05-05-2014, 11:37 AM   #2
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We have a 2011 Allegro Breeze that came with Michelin tires. So far we have over 8k miles on it and the tires show no wear. I have has great luck with them on my cars as well. So, Goodyear out Michelin in. Good luck!
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Old 05-05-2014, 11:49 AM   #3
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Hi All..
I had a set of Goodyear s on my old Eagle.. Did very well other than a bit of "River Wear"
Since I have bought a Travel Supreme that had 2 year old Michelin's on on it.. And here I am one year later and checking on all the outside tires? Took it to a Michelin Dealer who said that is cosmetic.. Sorry!
I will never buy any more Michelin's ever!
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Old 05-05-2014, 11:57 AM   #4
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What is the dot date on the Michelins?
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What is the dot date on the Michelins?
They were about 2 years old when I bought them.. The DOT date confirmed that..
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Old 05-05-2014, 12:45 PM   #6
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Thumbs up Michelins

We have run Michelins on all our vehicles including the RV always happy with there products.
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I am on my third purchased set of Michelin XRV's, have had excellent service from all. Check out the FMCA Michelin purchase program for good price via quality authorized Michelin dealer.
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I put Michelin MS 2's on my tow vehicle a year ago. Have had no issues 10K towing travel trailer.
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I just ordered new Michelins today for my 99 Beaver, the Goodyears on there were 7 years old and looked new. The reason I went with the Michelins was the discount from FMCA and the advice from and independent tire shop. From what I understand Michelin stands behind their products.
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I have had Toyos, Goodyears, and now Michelin. I wouldn't have a Goodyear up my shorts even if I had room for a sawmill
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Actually, I wouldn't buy either one.
There's way too many problems posted here regarding either brand.
And way too many other choices at lower price points.

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Had a blowout on steer tire of previous coach, an HR Endeavor. Coach Net guy came out and as he approached us on shoulder of I-10 he shouted "Another Michelin sidewall zipper rip?" Made me think it wasn't his first. I have heard of several more where the outside dry rots and then blows out, looking like a zipper. I try not to let the mule kick me more than once. Bridgestone makes some tires IMHO as good as or better than Michelin at a lower cost. Start looking around at truck tires and keep track, Bridgestone vs.Michelin Ecopia™ tires from Bridgestone; R268 tire
this is a brand new tire series that replaces R250 and R260 series that were/are very good tires. Just put six of them on our coach, too soon to say much other than they feel a lot less hard compared to the oem Goodyear G670s. Good luck.
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