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Old 06-09-2015, 02:19 PM   #1
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Michelin tire question

I've got to buy two front tires ASAP, and am trying to decide between Michelin and Goodyear. I went to the Michelin website, then to RV tires, put in my size (295-80R-22.5), and only two series comes up, the X Coach HL Z, and the XZA2 Energy tire. It looks like the XZA2 has a much higher rating.

What is everyone using in that size tire? I got one price this morning on the Goodyear G670 RV and the price blew me away, $756 (less $40 rebate) per tire, including all taxes, but not mounted and balanced! How does this compare to what you paid?

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Have you checked the FMCA Advantage plan? You do have to be an FMCA member but some members, not all though, have reported saving big $$ using it.
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Paid $1100 balanced and mounted, for that size Toyo's in Oregon, earlier this year .
Goodyear G670's are probably the last tire I would put back in that position!
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Take a look at toyos Ive been very pleased with mine over 7000 miles now in the last 6 months They were cheeper than the Michelins by a lot ( maybe not with the FMCA discount)
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Have you checked the FMCA Advantage plan? You do have to be an FMCA member but some members, not all though, have reported saving big $$ using it.

Yep, the FMCA price was roughly $707 plus shipping and local sales tax. I'm hoping for a better price!
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I got mine through the FMCA plan, 6 tires 295/80R 22.5 mounted and balanced the front 2, $4200.
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Yep, the FMCA price was roughly $707 plus shipping and local sales tax. I'm hoping for a better price!

Joe,

Look for the Bridgestone R268. This is a fairly new series which compares with Michelin XZA2 Energy. I have the older design R250 Bridgestones on my drive & tag axle & am very happy.


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Just had 6 XZA3+ mounted with Counteract Balancing Beads at the Love's Truck Stop in Williams, AZ. Mounted, with trade in allowance of $80/tire came to $538 ea. plus tax. I don't think FMCA could touch that.
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Just had 6 XZA3+ mounted with Counteract Balancing Beads at the Love's Truck Stop in Williams, AZ. Mounted, with trade in allowance of $80/tire came to $538 ea. plus tax. I don't think FMCA could touch that.

What size? It matters!
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Just had 6 XZA3+ mounted with Counteract Balancing Beads at the Love's Truck Stop in Williams, AZ. Mounted, with trade in allowance of $80/tire came to $538 ea. plus tax. I don't think FMCA could touch that.

Dennis, what size were those?
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dennis, what size were those?
275 /80 r 22.5
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Michelin tire question

Joe, bought mine via FMCA 18 months ago. Same size as yours, but XZA2. About $740 each.
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Joe, bought mine via FMCA 18 months ago. Same size as yours, but XZA2. About $740 each.

Dave, when I called FMCA they said the price they quoted would be plus shipping. That would be expensive! Did you have to pay shipping?
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Dave, when I called FMCA they said the price they quoted would be plus shipping. That would be expensive! Did you have to pay shipping?

I ordered them via FMCA. Don't have the invoice anymore. All I know is a bit over $4700 total for the rear 6 installed and spin balanced. Say about $800 each out the door. Our tire size is expensive! And XZA3+ is the top tire.
They should be able to give you a bottom line.
OTOH, how much more can it be if you amortize the total cost over 7 years?
BTW, 275/80 is way less.
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