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Old 08-02-2016, 07:47 PM   #21
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I have discussed with George Oliver, CC'S warranty manager. He has been very helpful agreeing to cover damage to RV from tread separation. However he defends Forrest River decision to u s e them.

You know it's okay for Forest River to use whatever products they want but it looks to me like they would let you choose the tires you want as a option. It looks to me like Forest River is saying they know what's best for you and that sounds like the government telling me they know what's best for me. I really like my Cedar Creek and one day I would like to have a 36CKTS but not with Chinese tires. If it comes to it down the road when I get ready to trade I'll look elsewhere. Just last year Cedar Creek was building campers with the Goodyears and now you can't even buy the new campers with a Goodyear tire option, same campers as last year. But it's what Cedar Creek wants to sell just like its my right to buy from someone else. I like my Cedar Creek 32RL with the Goodyears but I'll probably not buy another one


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Old 08-02-2016, 08:34 PM   #22
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Keep in mind nearly all trailer tires are made in China, very few are made anywhere else.................


Westlakes are actually very good tires

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Old 08-02-2016, 09:41 PM   #23
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Keep in mind nearly all trailer tires are made in China, very few are made anywhere else.................


Westlakes are actually very good tires


Not the Goodyears, Goodyears are made in America. The Goodyears are LT tires and the Chinese tires are ST. Westlake tires on my first Cedar Creek were okay but if I had kept the camper then Goodyears would have replaced them and only one year after I brought the camper. You buy what you like and I like tires made in America. I try to buy America products when I can. You buy what you like, if I had to choose I had rather keep a American working than a Chinese. But that's just me.


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Old 08-02-2016, 09:59 PM   #24
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If you don't buy things from overseas you must not own much, not much made in the USA.
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Old 08-03-2016, 08:49 AM   #25
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If you don't buy things from overseas you must not own much, not much made in the USA.

You got that right, not much made in America anymore. I try to buy America when I can. I'm looking two recliners to replace the LazyBoys, recliners are still made in America you just have to look for them. I have two in my house but they are to big to put in camper


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As far as to furniture most of the soft goods Chairs and Sofas are still made in America but the case goods (Wood type) are for the most part made in China and area near by.

Goodyear Marathons were made in the far east for a while but I heard they are back in America. The Goodyear G614s are made in America but many of us can not afford over $300 per tire.

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Old 08-03-2016, 12:39 PM   #27
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As far as to furniture most of the soft goods Chairs and Sofas are still made in America but the case goods (Wood type) are for the most part made in China and area near by.

Goodyear Marathons were made in the far east for a while but I heard they are back in America. The Goodyear G614s are made in America but many of us can not afford over $300 per tire.


You are right the G614 are expensive but so is my Cedar Creek. I don't buy cheap tires for my truck, I think to much of me and DW


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I enjoy access to the various perspectives on the Westlake tires. I have purchased a set of 5 Goodyear G614s even tho I have less than 600. Miles on the Westlakes. My peace of mind and the safety factor drove the decision. I also prefer to buy AMERICAN PRODUCTS.
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Everyone has their own opinions on tires and anything else which is great. I feel Westlake tires are very good quality and will continue to use them...... Some people love Michelin Tires I will never own another, worst tires for the money very poor quality, but that is my opinion since I had trouble with three sets in a row (wore out quickly). What I will buy when my Westlake tires age out in a couple years is not known at this time but I would not hesitate to buy another set again.

I am not brand loyal to any tires I have bought up to 20 tires in a year. I have 38 tires on the ground on vehicles at our house as we speak. I have never in 40 years had a blow out or a flat on the road. My families safety is of the utmost importance to me too. I drag all 5 of my trailers up and down the east coast just for personal use. My wife and I put 35,000 to 50,000 a year on our vehicles so decent tires is of great importance to us.

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I wounder where Lion Head comes up with these brands? I never heard of them before either. Lion head lets say is getting there Lion share of business from FR. IMO which really means nothing is that Lion Head probably supplies 90% of rims and tires to FR.
Lionshead has at least five "brands" of tires. Did y'all know that in 2014 they recalled 39,569 tires? What does that tell you?
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