Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-02-2016, 02:04 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
T Reno's Avatar
 
1991 29' Excella
Colorado , Colorado
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 26
Goodyears!

Well I have read about the many nightmares with Goodyear Marathon tires but I just replaced my after 14 years of use!

Mine were made in Canada - went with Carlisle this time - hope to get 1/2 as much life out of them!
__________________

__________________
T Reno is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 02:13 PM   #2
Airstreamer In Training
 
FCStreamer's Avatar
 
2014 30' Flying Cloud
Tampa , Florida
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 1,251
Blog Entries: 1
14 years? That's outstanding! Wow!

Thanks for sharing.
__________________

__________________
2014 Airstream Flying Cloud 30 Recliner - WBCCI #4850 - AIR #110821
2013 Cadillac Escalade Tow Vehicle, Equal-i-zer Hitch
Visit Our Flying Cloud blog for my latest adventure!
FCStreamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 02:40 PM   #3
Rivet Master
 
Moflash's Avatar
 
2007 28' International CCD
Springfield , Missouri
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 1,142
Quote:
Originally Posted by FCStreamer View Post
14 years? That's outstanding! Wow!

Thanks for sharing.
No that's foolish
__________________
Moflash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 03:01 PM   #4
2 Rivet Member
 
T Reno's Avatar
 
1991 29' Excella
Colorado , Colorado
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 26
Foolish - No

Lucky - Yes

I hadn't realized they were that old or I would have replaced them earlier.

They still looked good - inside & out - but too old for me to use....

Goodyears just seem to get bashed here & if maintained properly will last as long as other tire mfg.
__________________
T Reno is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 03:15 PM   #5
Rivet Master
 
Mrjkq's Avatar
 
2016 25' Flying Cloud
Venice , Florida
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 978
Quote:
Originally Posted by T Reno View Post
Foolish - No

Lucky - Yes

I hadn't realized they were that old or I would have replaced them earlier.

They still looked good - inside & out - but too old for me to use....

Goodyears just seem to get bashed here & if maintained properly will last as long as other tire mfg.
The current Marathons are China made, not Canadian.
__________________
Joe
Venice, FL
2016 FC 25RTB
TAC FL-47
2016 Nissan Titan XD Cummins Diesel
Mrjkq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 03:17 PM   #6
Full time Airstreamer
 
SCOTTinNJ's Avatar
 
2014 30' FB FC Bunk
Anywhere , USA Living.Somewhere.Yonder
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 1,141
Maybe he never moved his trailer? In that case I've seen tires last 20+ years!
__________________
@living.somewhere.yonder | Instagram
SCOTTinNJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 03:28 PM   #7
2 Rivet Member
 
T Reno's Avatar
 
1991 29' Excella
Colorado , Colorado
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 26
LOL - it gets used regularly - 1991 Excella 29'

2nd owner - lots of hail damage but ya can't see it once inside.

I could be a sm@rt @$$ also but - I'll let it go...
__________________
T Reno is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 04:36 PM   #8
Rivet Master
 
Boxite's Avatar

 
2008 22' Sport
Spicewood (W of Austin) , Texas
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 1,192
The tires made in China these days will surprise you... virtually ALL the major mfr's now participate in China,... yes.. even Michelin (according to Discount Tire).

The tires made in China prior to 2011 were more suspect, but DOT and US mfr's have been closely supervising quality control in the last 5 years and although there is doubtless some "off brands"...the major-branded tires are now better regarded since the DOT banned several lines from import.

(Marathon load range E are still not allowed from China, however. Only load range D, according to Discount.... who told me they have dropped the Marathon line entirely when stock is sold out. They now promote Maxxis, Carlisle, and Heartland, and were pretty confident....but the articles I"ve read were only confident in China-produced tires that carry major brand names...no "off-brand", and as far as I'm concerned, Heartland is an off-brand, however the tire I saw in the showroom looked well-made.) I bought the Carlisle Trail HD's which are the latest/greatest from that mfr'r, and keep detailed records on use and storage, etc. I'll post any developments.
__________________
2012 Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4.7L 4X4
Rambox
WBCCI 14676 TX ALAMO UNIT
Boxite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 05:13 PM   #9
Rivet Master
 
2005 19' Safari
GLENDALE , AZ
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 2,436
Notes:
  • Most Michelin car and light truck tires sold in North America are made in the USA (South Carolina, Alabama, Indiana and Oklahoma) and Canada (Nova Scotia).

  • The Michelin LTX M/S2's on our Tundra were made in the USA.

  • The Michelin XPS Ribs on our 19' Bambi were made in Germany.
__________________
Phoenix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 06:15 PM   #10
Rivet Master
 
AWCHIEF's Avatar
 
2006 23' Safari SE
Biloxi , Mississippi
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 8,050
Images: 33
For every person here that complains about any product there are thousands that are happy.
__________________
MICHAEL

Do you know what a learning experience is? A learning experience is one of those things that says "You know that thing that you just did? Don't do that."
AWCHIEF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2016, 07:12 PM   #11
Rivet Master
 
interstateflyer's Avatar
 
2017 25' International
Currently Looking...
Currently Looking...
Los Osos , California
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 859
Images: 7
I expect to get one Good Year out of the Marathons on my new trailer. I'll then switch to Michelins.
__________________

__________________
2017 Airstream International Serenity 25FB
2016 RAM 2500 Crew Cab Cummins 6.7 Diesel
interstateflyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Virtually Unused (100 miles) Sendel 15" wheels and New Goodyears Bob Little Airstream Classifieds 0 04-11-2016 04:31 PM
Goodyears vs Michelins PeterH-Airstreamer Airstream Motorhome Forums 6 01-16-2003 08:24 AM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.