Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-30-2015, 03:17 AM   #1
Senior Member
Inthe70s's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Castle Rock, CO
Posts: 305
Michelin XPS Rib & Bridgestone Duravis advice

Howdy, I have a '97 Rexhall Aerbus, 36', tag axle, F53 and weighs about 20K. It currently has Michelin LTX on the front and Michelin XPS ribs on the rear duallies. Would like your advice on:
1) if I replaced all of them with Michelins, are the XPS too stiff for the front axle or can I put them all around?
2) I've researched the Bridgestone Duravis and they appear to be identical to the XPS rib but less costly. Bridgestones are excellent tires. Does anyone have experience with the Duravis HD line of tires?

Thanks for your help!

'74 F350 44K,'79 11' Mitchell Camper, MINT All Original
'79 Mitchell 25' Class C, 460 46K, MINT All Original
'97 Rexhall Aerbus, 60K, 460, F53, MINT All Original
Inthe70s is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 10-30-2015, 11:54 AM   #2
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 96

I cannot speak to the quality of the Duravis, but I did just replace the front LTX's on my 1996 Winnebago Adventurer with XPS Ribs. I was also concerned about the change as the LTX's drove nicely. I found the XPS Ribs to ride even better. The coach seems to track straighter when being passed by semi's.

kb1flr is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tire evaluation: Michelin vs Firestone vs Les Schwabe house brands ballard770 Gear and Product Discussions 52 02-07-2016 09:44 PM
Advice on tow vehicle for Excel 36' gschooley Excel Owner's Forum 65 01-01-2015 10:50 AM
Tires - Michelin Vs Bridgestone papsam Class A Motorhome Discussions 16 08-09-2014 12:51 PM
Reading Michelin Tire Inflation Table sadrand iRV2.com General Discussion 9 11-26-2013 11:00 PM
FMCA Michelin Advantage tire purchase datrbone8 Class A Motorhome Discussions 14 08-09-2013 12:36 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.