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Old 01-10-2020, 11:53 PM   #1
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How are the Coker tires now? Looking to buy a couple of sets for 19 inch and a set for 21. Just caught the tail end of some grousing over the tires a guy bought recently that had problems of shredding very quickly. Was that anyone elses experience or are they generally okay for touring? (55 MPH mostly.) Not much over that on purpose, ever.
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Old 01-11-2020, 10:45 AM   #2
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Many like Diamondbacks............FWIW.
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Old 01-11-2020, 07:57 PM   #3
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Stick with the Firestone’s or Mitchlen’s and you’ll be happier at 55mph. The cheaper brands aren’t as good imo
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Old 01-11-2020, 08:49 PM   #4
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I have been very pleased with the Firestone tires I purchased from Coker.
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Old 01-12-2020, 01:09 PM   #5
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I am on my 3rd set and have been very happy with the Coker tyres.
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Old 01-12-2020, 03:24 PM   #6
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The Goodyear Diamond treads are a far better tire then anything Coker sells. The look better, drive better, rarely need weights, and last longer.
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Old 01-12-2020, 04:28 PM   #7
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The Goodyear Diamond treads are a far better tire then anything Coker sells. The look better, drive better, rarely need weights, and last longer.
Hmmm, I have a set of those on my P/U and they seem to dissolve in front of my eyes.
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Old 01-13-2020, 10:17 AM   #8
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I have both Firestones and the new Goodyear Diamond Treads. I prefer the Goodyears. They look more authentic and don't turn a chalky white like the Firestones do.
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Old 01-13-2020, 03:12 PM   #9
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Have used the cheaper tires in the past and you get what you pay for. My latest purchases are Goodyears. Our '31 Coupe has them. The 400A in my avatar has Firestones but has been waiting for Goodyears I've bought for it to be installed. The size, look, ride, fit in a welled fender, etc. is better.
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