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Old 04-17-2022, 12:23 PM   #21
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For me, the two times I had to buy tires for an RV I just went to Discount Tire and bought whatever commercial highway tire was the cheapest.
Correct in buying commercial grade tires, ie: light truck type or better (heavy duty). By that I am talking about at least 10 ply tires! The weight of a motor home and its contents should be considered when buying tires! Buying just any old tire because your buddy recommended it is an accident waiting to happen!!

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Old 04-17-2022, 12:53 PM   #22
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Lwmcguir, all the power tool companies are owned by Stanley but they all still operate on their own with all the profits going to Stanley, Michelin is no different, they had a good product years ago and cut costs and quality went in the toilet, just like a lot of business today who put the upper manangments bonus ahead of quality.
My Michelin tires on several vehicles are performing as expected

My F350 came with Michelin tires that ran 70k plus

My experience with several hundred tires has been excellent

Friend has a fleet with nothing but Michelin on the steering axle

So are all the other tires Michelin prodces bad also?

I totally disagree with you based on facts
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Old 04-17-2022, 01:28 PM   #23
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We run Continentals on F150 and Ram 1500 delivery trucks.
Never get less that 80,000 miles.
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Old 04-17-2022, 02:02 PM   #24
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We run Continentals on F150 and Ram 1500 delivery trucks.
Never get less that 80,000 miles.
Escape came with Continental tires

Very hard rubber and spun easily if you gave it a bit of throttle

Overall they are decent tires

My F150 came with Goodyear Kevlar they were still good at 80k

So there are a lot of good tires out there

Some not so good as well
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Old 04-17-2022, 02:04 PM   #25
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"Popular" has nothing to do with being the right tire for the job...
Buy the popular one; and hope that your towing coverage is up to snuff...
Buy the right tire; and screw what the public thinks about you!
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Old 04-17-2022, 02:25 PM   #26
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"Popular" has nothing to do with being the right tire for the job...

Buy the popular one; and hope that your towing coverage is up to snuff...

Buy the right tire; and screw what the public thinks about you!
So true starting with proper size, service type, load rating and on to tread, warranty ect
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Old 04-17-2022, 03:35 PM   #27
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"Popular" has nothing to do with being the right tire for the job...
Buy the popular one; and hope that your towing coverage is up to snuff...
Buy the right tire; and screw what the public thinks about you!
X2 though a brand that I have always had good luck with Toyos
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Old 04-17-2022, 05:24 PM   #28
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For a Class C the best is the Nexen Roadian CT8 HT. It is superior because it has a much better load rating (CT8 > E) than others like Michelin in the E450 size. With respect to Michelin, they are maybe the worst tires I ever had on my C when I had a C. Recalls, blowouts, lumps and checked sidewalls were all too common. I think their Defender LTX is a good tire on a vehicle that gets used but not on one that spends most of its time parked.
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