Tire prices are out of control!

Discussion in 'Canadian Truckers Forum' started by Dave124, Jul 31, 2021.

  1. Dave124

    Dave124 Light Load Member

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    Anybody bought drive tires lately? 8 Michelin or BFG are over $8000 installed. Just over $4000 for Chinese. I will have approx 250,000km on Michelin XDS2 when I change them. Thoughts?
     
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  3. MLC Adventures

    MLC Adventures Medium Load Member

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    I can sell you the 63465 Michelin XDN2 14PR for 551.23$ each, plus tax.

    $4839.80 FET, local, and state taxes included.

    Cash and carry. We're not doing mounting and balancing anymore, but I'm still a Michelin dealer

    Edit. Keep this in mind. Just got this email

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    July 30, 2021

    Dear Valued Michelin Partner,

    Effective September 1, 2021, Michelin North America, Inc. will implement price increases up to 8% on select MICHELIN®, BFGOODRICH® and UNIROYAL® passenger and light truck replacement tires, up to 4% on motorcycle tires, and up to 14% on both on- and off-road commercial tire offers due to market dynamics. These pricing actions enable Michelin to continue offering the best solutions for our customers.

    Your Michelin account manager will contact you soon to discuss details and to answer any questions that you might have.

    As always, we thank you for your continued support and business.

    Sincerely
     
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  4. BigHossVolvo

    BigHossVolvo Road Train Member

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    you need a better alignment (MD) and balance the drives, we get 4-500 000 out of XDS/XDN2's

    That being said, the cheapest tires are in Winnipeg, and with a company discount. I did 8 goodyears G182's for $4800 all in (balanced with weights) 4 weeks ago. The XDN2's I took off, had 498 000kms on them, and had 6/32nds left.
     
  5. skallagrime

    skallagrime Road Train Member

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  6. Dave124

    Dave124 Light Load Member

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    Those Goodyear’s look decent. I am running 24.5’s and mixed gravel and chains. Most guys get half the mileage I got, here.
     
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  7. Cat sdp

    Cat sdp . .

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    Just say no to Chinese junk……..everyone cry’s about the jobs going over there. Put up or stop whining I say…..

    I run Goodyear’s made in North America……. Can’t afford Michelin :)
     
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  8. skallagrime

    skallagrime Road Train Member

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    If i thought china and japan were the same thing, id agree... beyond that, im not and never have been a "made in america" guy, im a "solid quality no matter where" guy.

    Im fine with "say no to junk"
     
  9. runningman0661

    runningman0661 Road Train Member

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    I just had 8 Hankook DL11s installed with a three axle alignment done for $4200. I also just priced two Michelin Xline energy steers, out the door for $1386
     
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  10. Dave124

    Dave124 Light Load Member

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    Are those Canadian prices, and if so which tire dealer?
     
  11. runningman0661

    runningman0661 Road Train Member

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    No, sorry. Tires bought in North Carolina, and the steer prices were quoted in Ohio.
     
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