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Old 07-17-2008, 06:05 PM   #1
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I have a Monaco Dynasty and I am looking to upgrade to either the Goodyear G670 RV or the Michelin XZA 2 Energy. My cost on either set of tires is the same. I have to travel to get the Goodyears and the Michelins are available right around the corner, so the price is a wash.

The size would be 295 80 22.5. Does anyone have any input as to helping me make the choice between the two manufactures? Please explain why.

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I have a Monaco Dynasty and I am looking to upgrade to either the Goodyear G670 RV or the Michelin XZA 2 Energy. My cost on either set of tires is the same. I have to travel to get the Goodyears and the Michelins are available right around the corner, so the price is a wash.

The size would be 295 80 22.5. Does anyone have any input as to helping me make the choice between the two manufactures? Please explain why.

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Old 07-17-2008, 07:26 PM   #3
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My Winnebago came with Michelin XZA2 275/80R 22.5 LR H tires. They ride great, wear great, and handle great -- I have 40k on the 4 I have left. I had a problem with one about 2 years ago that Michelin judged to be a defect. No one where I was could find an XZA2 replacement, so I took the Michelin credit on the bad tire and went with 2 Continental HSLs and kept the good Michelin as a spare. I definitely would have gone with an XZA2 replacement if I could have found one!
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I finally went with Michelins XZA2 Energy only because I had more folks say they were happy with them/ or had them. Both seem fine to me and Goodyear boasts about UV protection on theirs. I've had mine for 1 years and had them bead balanced... very happy!
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I've had both and currently have Goodyear G670's. They are OK, but if the price is the same I'd take the Michelins. My Goodyears are shwoing a minor problem known as "river wear", a band of wear along the outer edges and I'm not getting anywhere near the mileage (treadlife) that I always enjoyed with Michelins. However, most Rvers don't wear out the tire tread before it dies of old age anyway (6-7 years).
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I have had the XZA2's as well. Just put them on last week. I have about 1200 miles on them already. I have found they seem to roll down the road better and have a very nice ride. I went with the Michelins because I have had the same brand on my pickup with excellent reliability.

The XZA2's are supposed to have silica in the tires that help the rolling resisitance. They claim that this helps with fuel mileage and also rolling resistance is down. I have felt that the tires seem to want to roll down the road. I am happy with them. As far as fuel mileage I am a couple of tenths higher, but, that is always hard to tell given all the variables.
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Thanks for the replies. Please keep them coming.
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