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sunvalleyjoe
Frank A I called Coker and their VW tires are Firestone but made in Mexico not USA . I had to pry info out of them. Not sure if they are better than China bombs.Joe
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sunvalleyjoe
BTW  BFG LT tires are the only LT tires that have 3 ply side walls. They do not have much as far as warranty milage etc but they are suppose to be the best for handling as far as LT tires go. I quit buying them because they did not last as long as I thought they would for the price. I stick with Cooper who also makes tires for Big O . Got 48 k plus on last set of 10ply AT Big Foot . GBA!!SVJ
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OkieCamper
I put on Good Year Endurance after researching and a giant blowout with the Coker whitewalls which are cheap 4ply tires.  I did put the 4 swapped out Coker’s on Craigslist and got $50 each.  Apparently, people restoring 57 chevys like them???
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Sue Sue
OkieCamper wrote:
I put on Good Year Endurance after researching and a giant blowout with the Coker whitewalls which are cheap 4ply tires.  I did put the 4 swapped out Coker’s on Craigslist and got $50 each.  Apparently, people restoring 57 chevys like them???


Yes, we did exactly the same. The tires cover a lot of old cars, not just 57 Chevys....sold ours almost immediately.
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mikes
OkieCamper wrote:
I put on Good Year Endurance after researching and a giant blowout with the Coker whitewalls which are cheap 4ply tires.  I did put the 4 swapped out Coker’s on Craigslist and got $50 each.  Apparently, people restoring 57 chevys like them???
People restoring 57 Chevys know they're not "cheap 4 ply tires" and recognize a good deal. And I'm pretty sure the Goodyear Endurance ST205/75R14s are 2-ply. Don't confuse the actual number of plies with the "ply rating". 
Mike
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OkieCamper
I mis spoke...they are not “cheap” actually they are expensive.    Coker’s  are just not good trailer tires and I was told by the tire shop who replaced my blowout (while enroute to Yellowstone) that they should not have been on my trailer...I only had 1000 miles on these tires when this happened.

when I got home I replaced them all with Endurance.

and the Endurance shows as 10 ply ...E
Coker Load rating B...4 ply

https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=55&ef_id=CjwKCAjwtuLrBRAlEiwAPVcZBglUlshbrHJxsLFWDEGha0QdEBH6YCwlVJAsGQO76ThDJXVQr3QGnhoCwogQAvD_BwE:G:s&s_kwcid=AL!3756!3!354820920374!b!!g!!+4%20+ply%20+tire&gclid=CjwKCAjwtuLrBRAlEiwAPVcZBglUlshbrHJxsLFWDEGha0QdEBH6YCwlVJAsGQO76ThDJXVQr3QGnhoCwogQAvD_BwE



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mikes
You must have missed the part about "Don't confuse the actual number of plies with the "ply rating"." Cokers are fine, US made, handcrafted tires. They're even fine on trailers, if fitted appropriately. I moved mine onto a utility trailer, which is seldom loaded with more than 2000 lbs, and has gotten weekly use for about 3 years - no problems at all. 

The Cokers have an actual 4 plys. The ones which came on my 177SE were H78-14, and rated at 1593 lbs, derated for trailer use. So, rated for a 3186 lb trailer. That might have been in range for the camper as delivered emply, but ours loaded normally with no water weighed in at 3240 lbs. The problem isn't the tires, but that Riverside chose to run them at the edge of their rating. There's no reason to bad mouth them.

Did your 199FKS really come with 15" wheels? Factory specs say 14".
Mike
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OkieCamper
Ok, then Riverside shouldn’t have put them on my 26’ trailer!   There are lots of complaints about them blowing out on trailers, which I personally experienced.  I’m Done discussing this ...but I wouldn’t run them on a trailer and I think many agree.
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