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Old 09-22-2016, 07:52 AM   #15
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Good find subfan1. Possible leads about new Endurance line:

https://corporate.goodyear.com/en-US...haul-tire.html

https://www.goodyeartrucktires.com/p...sheet_2016.pdf

http://m.fleetowner.com/equipment/go...elivery-fleets

Here is the Jayco info:

https://rv-pro.com/news/jayco-will-b...can-made-tires

Click on the photo at the bottom and you can see the 3 tires have Endurance on them I think. Need to check on my laptop when we get back home. Zooming in on my iPad these are 16" IMO according to the stamping on the tires.

The "Endurance RSA" and "Endurance WHA" are not the same tire as the new "Endurance ST".
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Old 09-22-2016, 10:53 AM   #16
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The "Endurance RSA" and "Endurance WHA" are not the same tire as the new "Endurance ST".
Thanks, yes I realized that, and posted the links only as "Possible leads about new Endurance line," a whole new USA-made line apparently, which we now know (from the photo being discussed) does include ST tires, but maybe only in 16" IMO.

Thanks again, and welcome to the forum!

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Old 09-22-2016, 11:00 AM   #17
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Note: The tires in the Jayco photo are ST235/85x16. I don't think this size will fit on an Airstream.
Thanks.

Any scuttlebutt in the industry about this new tire coming in ST 15" ? Not sure I would ever buy a Goodyear ST tire, after the bad press about the Marathon ST's . . . FWIW.



Thank you also for helping renderit gather all the 16" wheel/tire/etc. specs. in the 20-footer thread.

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Old 09-22-2016, 12:29 PM   #18
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Found one other mention on the 'net:

http://www.bbcboards.net/showthread.php?t=738551

The post says the tires will have a speed rating of N.
Post also says the tire "N" rating is the highest speed rating of any ST tire. That's also not true. Maxxis 8008 STs E rated tires are "Q" rated. 99MPH. Industry standard speed of 65 MPH still officially applies no matter what ST tire you are running.
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Old 09-22-2016, 05:12 PM   #19
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The article says "exclusive" relationship. Does this mean they will only be available at Jayco dealers? I expect so.
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Old 09-22-2016, 05:16 PM   #20
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Since Thor now owns Jayco and of course Airstream, should be exclusive to Thor products. Maybe?
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Old 09-22-2016, 06:31 PM   #21
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Another rumor, Lol, I switched to 16" michelins and I would do it again....you always get what you pay for, there are no bargains out there....
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Old 09-22-2016, 07:23 PM   #22
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Just completed 8,500 mile trip, last year a little over 10,000 miles all on Michelin 16" on a 30' AS FC. Run a TPS tire monitor system as well. No issues at all with the tires. I run them at 72# cold, in very hot weather at 65+ they will climb to 80-82 # and the side in the sun as hit 108 Degrees F. Unless someone convinces me there is something better I will buy these again. Also, not one rivet pop in the 18,500 miles.

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Maybe it will just be a rebranding of a Marathon tire with the Endurance name. Could just be a marketing scheme. Seems like Michelin just did this with the LTX and Defender series tire. Not too much difference.
If the GY Endurance is an improved ST tire why not just call it a new and improved version of the the Marathon. Carlisle did this a few years ago with their "dura trail" technology stamped on their sidewall. This seemed to have helped their reliability just a tiny bit as mine are still holding up. The tires are into the third year so we will see. Whether they hold up I still don't want to purchase Chinese tires in the future.
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Thanks again for starting this thread. We have not gotten new tires yet, and are still pursuing different leads. FYI the Jayco Owners forum has some recent comments on the Endurance ST but no new info.

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I register with RV Pro online and read today that Jayco is going to install made in the USA Goodyear Endurance ST tires on all their RVs. I couldn't find additional information on Goodyear website however, I'm going to keep an eye on this new tire because I don't really want to install a 16 inch wheel and tire combination if I don't have to. If anyone has additional information on this new tire, please share.
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PS -- Here is the link for the thread I just mentioned. Not positive that posting links to other forums is considered appropriate here.

http://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f4...res-40103.html

No earth-shattering news but good to see that they are discussing the new Goodyear Endurance ST tire, given Jayco's decision to use it. As the product hits the road, maybe this will be a good source of further info..
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See this new thread for update:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f438...es-161583.html
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Thanks for the link Peter. I'm planning our summer trip this year and am going to replace our Marathons before we leave in June. Our tires are now about 3 1/2 years old and about 18k miles
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