Who sells best price reliable retreads? Brands please.

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  1. Misesian

    Misesian Road Train Member

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    If you live near a Marangoni Ring Tread facility, I recommend those. They use a one piece recap. No seams, glue, or staples. I want to give them a try when I wear out a set of tires and see if they’re as good as I think they are.

     
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  3. brysol01

    brysol01 Light Load Member

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    Been running Bauer Built Michelin retreads for past 7 years, never a problem
     
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  4. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    Yes it's simple etc.

    My position is bought and paid for in tears some days, they can hoist me on a retread someday.

    I prefer tires that are virgin because I know you can get quite a bit out of them Before they are in need of retreading or goes into the spares pile.
     
  5. brysol01

    brysol01 Light Load Member

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    for less than 1/2 the price I always got over 80% trouble free miles out of all the retreads I ran, compared to
    virgin tires, took me a while to give them an honest try, is a notable amount of difference, i'ld rather keep the money in my pocket, for other maintenance issues
     
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  6. IndianaF150

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    I was just on the lcapp sign in page. Tire prices didnt look any better than what ive been seeing online.
     
  7. rollin coal

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    I like Goodyear unicircle retreads. But only if the casings are my own that were ran and maintained by me. And even at that I know guys who think nothing of running crazily over curbs with their tires which is very hard on the steel belts and sidewalls. If you do that every day like it is nothing then dont bother with retreads they cant take that abuse. If you are careful with your tires and rarely curb them, always up on air pressures, go for it. Great savings to be had with retreads. But if you get lazy they will let go and make you pay...
     
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  8. Muddydog79

    Muddydog79 Heavy Load Member

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    Im lookin for a nice set of chinese recap steers if anybody comes across any :Transportation cost
     
  9. 6wheeler

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    I worked at a recapping tire shop. You couldn't give me a set of recaps for free. You'd be better off buying cheap new tires around $250 each rather than recaps
     
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  10. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    You can't go by that. They don't even know exactly what they cost.

    My two top of the line Bridgestone steers were $763 out the door.
     
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  11. win-some-loose-less

    win-some-loose-less Medium Load Member

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    The 283? If so We need to meet up and you sell me some tires..

    To the op, I would run Chinese virgins before any recaps.. China tires aren’t much higher than the higher end caps.. I run yoko, not the best but good for the money
     
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