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Purchased our 1999 Holiday Rambler 34 foot class A 3 years ago. At the time of purchase decided on new tires. Went with dunlops over michilens to save some bucks but am wondering if I made a mistake and should suck up a new set of michilens. My question to the group is if the michilens would improve the ride enough to warrant the expense of the change over. That would be the primary reason for upgrading as the current ride is very solid over the road bumps.

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Several years sgo I took the Michelin tires off our 96 Southwind and replaced them with Hankook.
The Hankook was a much better tire than Michelin, and cost less.

I won't put Michelin's on any RV. However, other people love Michelin.
Are your shocks and other suspension components (air bags?) in good condition?

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My rig came with Goodyear, replaced them with HanKook AH11, what a difference in the ride and handling.

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What psi are you running in your tires? Have you weighed your rig loaded up and ready to roll? Only thing Michelins will do is lighten your wallet and require replacement at 5 years because of excessive sidewall cracks.


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