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.
Reply
  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 11-02-2010, 07:41 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Wenatchee, WA.
Posts: 297
Send a message via Yahoo to frederick w
Saving tire money

Hi

Been trying to save some money for future tire purchase
from my part time job. But it seems that the MH is costing
more than I expected at times (new RV guy on the block).

Hope to turn the corner soon. Any of this sound familiar?
Thanks for all the past help on these forums!

PS: I said to the wife. " No! I'm not selling my 74 Merc!

Fred from Pasco, WA.
__________________

__________________
frederick w 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 11-02-2010, 08:06 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Wizard's Avatar


 
Winnebago Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Home on the hill in Georgia
Posts: 2,457
Tires is about the most costly item of routine maintenance. Just had to do brake job on mine and still only cost the same as a couple of tires.

However tires is one of the biggest safety items, so don't cut any corners here.
__________________

__________________
Jerry & Patsy Potter, Taz & Jake Jr.
2000 Winnebago Journey
2006 Ford Explorer 4X4
Wizard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2010, 08:26 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Theberrys's Avatar


 
National RV Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 2,605
Fred

I don't know what year your Flair is but when we first got out 1999 Tradewinds we had a list of things to do after every trip. Some were big and some were little. It settled down, or we settled down after about a year. I enjoy fixing things so that took some of the bite out and we are able to park the coach here at the house. I can't imagine dealing with all the little things if I had to park it at a storage lot.
Fear not, it will slow down to where at least you will be able to meter it out in manageable chunks.

Ours needed tires and after much research and angst I decided on Toyo Brand and saved about $1300 over Michelins. The ride is good and after only a year, hardly a suitable test, we have had no problems.

Dick
__________________
1999 Tradewinds 7372 Cat 3126
Albuquerque, NM
Theberrys is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



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 Pressure (Max or not to Max) Experts? Always-RVing iRV2.com General Discussion 32 09-30-2009 09:46 AM
Right way to change a tire? Fatbear5 Class A Motorhome Discussions 7 09-24-2009 08:41 AM
Saving money when shopping John Harrelson RV Gourmet 7 02-22-2009 08:46 AM
wheel / tire balance suggestions Invent1 Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 5 03-29-2008 04:17 AM
Superduty Owners: FREE spare tire crank adapter JeepTherapy Truck Camper Discussion 3 01-13-2007 07:06 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.