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Re: Bt45 rear going at 4000 miles- need help!
« Reply #25 on: July 26, 2012, 05:52:28 pm »
The Comandaer II comes in stock C10 sizes? I poked around a bit, and didn't find them in the correct sizes for the stock C10. If they're out there, I'd be interested. Where should I be looking?
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Re: Bt45 rear going at 4000 miles- need help!
« Reply #26 on: July 26, 2012, 06:19:50 pm »
Sorry- I get it. Commander II on the rear, PR3 on the front. I'll be interested in reports on this combo. Next year's trip (and there will be one once I fix the motor) I'd like to be able to go 6-7000 miles without a tire change. Just FYI- the tire change I had lined up, which never materialized due to the engine failure, would have cost $227.95 for the BT45 rear, plus $115 for the install. When they've got you over a barrel.....
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Re: Bt45 rear going at 4000 miles- neded help!
« Reply #27 on: July 26, 2012, 07:25:00 pm »
I want a tire that will give me 15k and reasonably good handling in the curves. Is that asking too much? >:(


I have tires like this. I ride them up and down Candy mountain road stopping at the caramel stream and resting under the cotton candy tree.  :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :nananana:

The only tire that came even close to this was the Michelin 100X series that Michelin discontinued about five years ago.  >:(

Yes you are asking for something that does not nor ever will exist.



I'll have to accept that challenge.   :nananana:
I put 13,000 miles on my Michelins last month alone, and 1,000 of that was on gravel/dirt/mud/chipseal (Alaska).
They now have over 14,000, and I haven't ordered replacements yet.   :-\

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Re: Bt45 rear going at 4000 miles- neded help!
« Reply #28 on: July 26, 2012, 09:52:10 pm »
I want a tire that will give me 15k and reasonably good handling in the curves. Is that asking too much? >:(


I have tires like this. I ride them up and down Candy mountain road stopping at the caramel stream and resting under the cotton candy tree.  :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :nananana:

The only tire that came even close to this was the Michelin 100X series that Michelin discontinued about five years ago.  >:(





Your post is the reason I took a chance on the Commander II.
Yes you are asking for something that does not nor ever will exist.



I'll have to accept that challenge.   :nananana:
I put 13,000 miles on my Michelins last month alone, and 1,000 of that was on gravel/dirt/mud/chipseal (Alaska).
They now have over 14,000, and I haven't ordered replacements yet.   :-\

Details & photos:  http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php/topic,36048.0.html



Your post is the reason I took a chance On a Commander II. Thanks.
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Re: Bt45 rear going at 4000 miles- need help!
« Reply #29 on: July 27, 2012, 02:11:15 am »
The Pilot Gt's would do that mileage and more(sadly they are not made anymore).

I have 5000 miles on an Azaro installed this year and it will not see 6. I have another waiting to go on ....

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Re: Bt45 rear going at 4000 miles- neded help!
« Reply #30 on: July 27, 2012, 04:22:34 am »
I want a tire that will give me 15k and reasonably good handling in the curves. Is that asking too much? >:(


I have tires like this. I ride them up and down Candy mountain road stopping at the caramel stream and resting under the cotton candy tree.  :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :nananana:

The only tire that came even close to this was the Michelin 100X series that Michelin discontinued about five years ago.  >:(

Yes you are asking for something that does not nor ever will exist.



I'll have to accept that challenge.   :nananana:
I put 13,000 miles on my Michelins last month alone, and 1,000 of that was on gravel/dirt/mud/chipseal (Alaska).
They now have over 14,000, and I haven't ordered replacements yet.   :-\

Details & photos:  http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php/topic,36048.0.html


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I am glad this combo  worked out as well as it has for you.  :) While I eat a slice of humble pie (better than a shiite pie) I still have to say I believe your situation is more of an exception than a rule. But again, if this works for you, then damn it! Stick to it! :great:
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