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Old 06-23-2019, 10:04 AM   #1
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Replacement Tires

Wanting to know what you have used in place of Michelin tires 235-80R /22.5 XRV? Tire store suggested Dunlap tire 245 - 75 /22.5 or a Yokohama 245-75 /22.5 both are 14 ply tires. Is anyone running these brand of tires?
I have a 2013 Winnebago Visa 35 foot
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Old 06-23-2019, 01:08 PM   #2
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Hesitant to chime in here. Tire talk gets real emotional, real quick. But its Sunday, sermon was short, brunch was not bad. So, why not.

Our coach OEM was Michelin 255/80-R22.5. PO replaced with Dunlop 255/70-R22.5 two months prior to our acquiring. In April, we replaced the Dunlops out of an abundance of caution.

We went with Cooper Roadmaster RM272's. 255/70-22.5. Our spring trip put 3500 miles on them. Literally, rain, tornados, high winds, Arkansas ' excuse for highways and finally snow. Doing well.

Chose those because we ran those on the tractor/trailers in the distribution center of my next to last civilian job. (Aggressive work history.)

Some particulars: 70s have a reduced diameter from the OEM 80s. So your odometer reads about 2.5% more miles than you've actually driven. And, your speedometer reads about 2.5% faster than you are actually driving.

Some folks say that the 80s give a bit softer ride. Don't know how to test that. But for sure, 80s normally have to be special ordered, and normally more expensive. And, for sure, 70s have significantly greater load carrying capability.

These are my opinions/observations. You'll get others.👍

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Old 05-30-2020, 07:10 PM   #3
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just joined after buying my first winnie Vista 26P. like so many i failed to note that the tires might look beautiful with no cracks and plenty of thread. Of course they are OE and 10 years old!

So im buying 6 tires! What tire brand do you road warriors recommend?. Trying to look at different brands. Should I run 4 in rear different brand?size from the front tires? Currently Continental HSP 225/70R/ 19.5 G load. thanks to all.
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Old 05-31-2020, 07:01 AM   #4
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You should get lots of suggestions and comments. My experience....I always stay with the original manufacturer. Mine has the 235/80R/22.5 XRV Michelin. I just ordered 2 tires for the front Friday. I used the Winnebago Club pricing that was 421 + tax, mounting and balance per tire... Full retail ran from $537 to $550 per tire depending who I called. The FMCA member price was $10 more per tie than Winnebago... You do need to be a member of the Winnebago club or the FMCA club to get the price.
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