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Old 01-07-2009, 04:15 PM   #1
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I just ordered today 6 new Michelin XRV 235/80/22.5 tires. I am keeping one of these for an unmounted spare.
I live in Los Angeles County area. If anyone can pick a tire up within 6 weeks, I will save two.
I get my tires mounted in about a week, willing to keep another tire at my house for another month if needed. Let me Know.

Oh yeah--for those interested. $2400.00 out the door, including balancing etc, etc.

Just for those interested as to why I went with this tire.
It is the same tire as came on my motorhome 7.5 yrs ago. I am 800 to 900 pounds under each 4 corner weight of tires capacity, so I am allready running at reduced air pressure per Michelin charts.
I do not have to worry about any speedometer correction .
It has served well and still the tires look good as to tread, but has small sidewall cracks.
Anyway, bottom line its time.
So let me know, respnd to thread/Pm/or e-mail.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:27 PM   #2
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Sure wish those were 255/80's, I've been looking for a used tire for a spare with no luck at all. Probably wouldn't have paid to have it shipped back to Oklahoma, but I can dream and wish anyway. Very nice of you to offer, too bad everyone that has new tires installed doesn't post the same offer for those in the immediate area who might need one for a spare.

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Old 01-08-2009, 06:10 AM   #3
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Thank you for your generous offer.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:42 AM   #4
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I have 6 in S. Georgia if anyone is interested. Good tread, no cracks, just 7 years old.
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Old 02-23-2009, 02:04 PM   #5
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I also still have 2, in good shape (except for being 7 years old). They have only 20k or so miles, and have been stored in the garage for 3 years

Free to anyone who wants them.
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Old 02-23-2009, 05:10 PM   #6
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HI RoadKing52 & CaptBill - are yours 235/80 or 255/80? Wonder what it would cost to have a 22.5 tire shipped across country?
I'm going to be in Fayetteville, Arkansas this next week so am going to check several truck tire shops since that area has several trucking companies. So many times all I can find have already be recapped for semi-trailers.

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Old 02-23-2009, 07:25 PM   #7
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RCTime and RoadKing ...

I am curious about the date stamp on your tires ...

I have a 2004 Journey ... and my tires were made the 52nd week of 2002 ...
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Old 02-24-2009, 04:02 AM   #8
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Mine are gone. I kept one and left the other 5 at the tire shop. Sorry.
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Ron ...

What is the date stamp on the one you kept?
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Old 02-24-2009, 08:27 AM   #10
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Feb. 2002, cant remember the exact week.
My Journey was built in May of 2002.
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Old 02-24-2009, 09:17 AM   #11
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It apparently a quick turnaround for my tires to be built in 2-02, shipped to freightliner, chassis built and to winnebago and have a build date of 5-02/
Even if the tires had an early build date in 2-02 and my coach a late 5-02 build date your looking at just 4 months.
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Ron ...

That indeed was "just in time" manufacturing in your case ... I was not so fortunate ... my tires were built the last week of 02, chassis in 03 ... it is an 04 model ... I bought in in March of 04 ...

I will need to be changing my tires soon ... because of age ... not wear ... I have 66,000 miles and the tread still looks good as new ...

Thanks for sharing the details ...
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Originally posted by wagonmaster2:
HI RoadKing52 & CaptBill - are yours 235/80 or 255/80? Wonder what it would cost to have a 22.5 tire shipped across country?
I'm going to be in Fayetteville, Arkansas this next week so am going to check several truck tire shops since that area has several trucking companies. So many times all I can find have already be recapped for semi-trailers.

Mine are 235/80, but would still be a decent "get-home" tire for a 255/80 that failed. Don't know about shipping costs, but I expect it would be high.

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Originally posted by CaptBill:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by wagonmaster2:
HI RoadKing52 & CaptBill - are yours 235/80 or 255/80? Wonder what it would cost to have a 22.5 tire shipped across country?
I'm going to be in Fayetteville, Arkansas this next week so am going to check several truck tire shops since that area has several trucking companies. So many times all I can find have already be recapped for semi-trailers.


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</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Mine are 235/80, but would still be a decent "get-home" tire for a 255/80 that failed. Don't know about shipping costs, but I expect it would be high.
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