Forums    General Discussions    Tires 8R19.5 Discontinued
Go to...
Start A New Topic
Search
Notify
Tools
Reply To This Topic
  
Tires 8R19.5 Discontinued
 Login now/Join our community
 
Supporting Member of Barthmobile.com 2/18
Picture of Pgh. Pirate
posted
FYI:

"ordered my Toyo's from Simple Tire..
talked to a Kristin Nyce @ 267-314-6737 (direct #) . Great to work with, even checked , for me, re: DOT tire dates, oldest was 11 months and others were newer."

According to Kristin, tire size 8R19.5 has been discontinued by all the manufacturers they sell. In fact, none were produced in 2018. The newest Toyo's available have one and one half year old DOT tire dates. I decided to order these Toyo's rather than converting to the corresponding metric size. Six tires totaled $1587 (excluding tax - PA is the only state for which they do charge sales tax Frowner.


'92 Breakaway
Diesel Pusher, Cummins 190hp,
No Modifications
Allison AT542
Floor Plan 30-BS-11B
9205-3798-30BS11B
 
Posts: 213 | Location: Pittsburgh, PA | Member Since: 11-07-2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Supporting Member of Barthmobile.com 4/08
posted Hide Post
I think you got bad information. Just put two new 8R19.5 on my (Hankook)front. Freightliner is still making new trucks using this size of tire.


'92 Barth Breakaway - 30'
5.9 Cummins (6B) 300+ HP
2000 Allison
Front entrance
 
Posts: 976 | Location: Minneapolis/Yuma | Member Since: 08-17-2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Supporting Member of Barthmobile.com 2/18
Picture of Pgh. Pirate
posted Hide Post
I was interested in Bridgestone's or Toyo's. Both apparently get good reviews here. I am replacing Toyo's with '05 DOT dates - never an issue, and admittedly, reluctant to do so. Amazon is selling the same Toyo for $361 delivered, I paid $264 delivered from Simple Tire.

Back on point: I could have misunderstood her. When she said "They are ..." she may only have been referring to Bridgestone and Toyo. Glad to hear the size will be available in 13 years.


'92 Breakaway
Diesel Pusher, Cummins 190hp,
No Modifications
Allison AT542
Floor Plan 30-BS-11B
9205-3798-30BS11B
 
Posts: 213 | Location: Pittsburgh, PA | Member Since: 11-07-2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
  Powered by Social Strata  
 

    Forums    General Discussions    Tires 8R19.5 Discontinued

This website is dedicated to the Barth Custom Coach, their owners and those who admire this American made, quality crafted, motor coach.
We are committed to the history, preservation and restoration of the Barth Custom Coach.