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Old 12-07-2015, 12:55 PM   #21
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Ours were Goodyears

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Old 12-07-2015, 01:55 PM   #22
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Thanks It confirms my choice of Michelin.. All those horror stories about Michelin zippers are probably after 7 years...

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Old 12-21-2015, 03:25 PM   #23
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Hi all - just purchased a new set of Yokohama YR023's (22.5") replacing Michelin's. Very nice ride, no road walk. I did some research & ended up buying these 1 for the price & 2 they were recommended by a longtime friend who has a truck tire service business & an RV. They are an all position tire & height wise, very close to the Michelin that we had on there.

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Old 12-29-2015, 10:26 PM   #24
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Replace my fronts at 7 years,29360km (fall of 2013) did the backs this fall 43920 km. We talked once before about driving lights and I remember you are from the county. If you remember I am from Tweed. Heads up if you have not bought your tires yet call Jeff Robinson 6138493740. He offers the best price anywhere in our area. $525 ea. no tax(Michelin 235/80R 22.5) That's installed and he comes to your house. He charges no tax because he works off the Reservation Shannonville area. One other thing I heard you sold a Bell receiver to my sister in law Rita. Small world eh.
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Old 12-30-2015, 05:13 PM   #25
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Thumbs up Tire Replacement

Originally Posted by kenandterry View Post
Just wondering if GT owners are replacing their tires based on age of the tires or the mileage.

If replacing due to mileage.........what mileage did you get?

Maybe it's time to ask Santa

KenandTerry, see the message I just posted. 47,000 miles and the front tires were beginning to separate. They are 5 years old, and I replaced them with Toyos.

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Old 12-30-2015, 05:48 PM   #26
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Just replaced the Michelins at a little over 5 yrs and 24000 mi. They showed little tread wear, but were beginning to show quite a bit of sidewall cracking. Replaced them with Toyos.
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Old 12-30-2015, 05:48 PM   #27
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5 yrs on my 5er regardless of condition
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Old 03-02-2016, 09:46 PM   #28
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Just replaced my 4 back tires with 16 ply Bridgestones. They were 10/09. So now I have a matching set and good to go for another 6/7 years. Good riddance to explosive Goodyears!!!
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Old 03-02-2016, 10:29 PM   #29
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To keep this thread going I replaced my Michelin tires on my Georgetown just a week ago.
The original tires date was Oct 2011 and I had over 42,000 miles on them.
Front tires showed edge wear and sidewall cracks. Back were in better shape.

Replaced them with Toyo tires 245/78/22.5 which are 14 ply and same weight class G.
It cost me to have them installed with balancing and tax $2,560
If I replaced them with Michelins it would have been $3,500
They ride the same and may even be a bit quieter.

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Old 03-24-2016, 09:51 PM   #30
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Replaced all 6 tires a year ago. From their appearance, I had thought the prior owner had replaced them shortly before selling us the unit 3 years ago. However, when I date checked them at an SKP'S park, I found out they were 10 years old. Apparently the original tires on my 2005 Georgetown. Never had a flat but it does show that looks can be deceiving. About 47,000 miles on the old tires.

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