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Old 07-03-2014, 06:41 PM   #11
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There must be hundreds of these stories out there.
Pretty poor decision specing these cheap tires to save a couple hundred dollars IMO.
I'm sure you are right, but even if there are 9000 stories out there what percentage is that out of all the trailers on the road with tires made in China?
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Old 07-03-2014, 07:24 PM   #12
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The tires made in China aren't necessarily bad. All the Goodyear Marathon tires are made in China if I read their info correctly! LOL
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Old 07-03-2014, 07:49 PM   #13
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The tires made in China aren't necessarily bad. All the Goodyear Marathon tires are made in China if I read their info correctly! LOL

Don't think so Baron...info I have is Goodyear is the only tire still made in the USA anyone know for sure because these are the tires I am considering....


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Don't think so Baron...info I have is Goodyear is the only tire still made in the USA anyone know for sure because these are the tires I am considering...
Baron is correct, all ST tires are made in the Far East from what I understand.
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Hmmm.....thanks Neil, appreciate the info.

So what is the collective mind think the "best" RV tires are?


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From what I saw there were making one size in 2012, but went back to China
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Old 07-03-2014, 09:42 PM   #17
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So, we are at the repair shop trying to figure out why BOTH A/Cs failed overnight and this guy towing a V-lite limps in to the dealership, another victim of the China Bombs!

Everyone was OK but as ya'll can see good bit of visible damage to the TT...not sure what the undercarriage looks like

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Old 07-03-2014, 09:50 PM   #18
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those pictures looks awfully familiar. Our blow out the end of April on our V-Light.
Did you file a report?
What did you end up replacing them with?
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Old 07-04-2014, 09:33 AM   #19
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I have a goodyear marathon tire in the garage, it says made in china right on the side. I have been told that all trailer tires are made in china. I put truck tires on our rig.
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You were extremely lucky it didn't separate and cause real damage. Good catch. Being a diehard Goodyear Marathon fan and user, I think you will get a lot more miles out of the Marathons. I would also recommend the TST TPMS flow thru monitors be installed.
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