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sfedeli 04-23-2019 05:01 PM

$491 Tires!
 
For those of you running 315's who aren't Michelin fans... FMCA just partnered with Hankook and is offering AM09plus 31580R22.5 radials for $491.53 through their tire program.

I shelled out $791.58 apiece for Michelin's earlier this year. This kind of savings would have been hard to pass up.

rwoody 04-23-2019 09:06 PM

love the hankooks run them on truck and wifes car bus tooooooooo

kybird 04-23-2019 09:18 PM

Iam getting 6 for the rear of the pt40 next week

DaleR 04-23-2019 10:45 PM

Money aside how do they compare to Michelin’s ?

Thanks Dale

Bluebird Bob 04-24-2019 02:09 AM

Interesting story here. Not sure if this includes truck tires.

New Problems for Hankook Tire as Reputation Goes from Bad to Worse
Hankook Tire’s professional reputation reached new lows in 2016. Having successfully sued Hankook for its defective and dangerous tire products, we’re not surprised that even a longtime partner like Hyundai Motors and its Kia subsidiary have had enough.

Last month, Hyundai Motor severed its relationship after a series of embarrassing recalls involving the Hyundai Genesis premium sedan. In 2014, the two closely aligned South Korean manufacturers were embroiled in a controversy after motorists driving the 2013 Genesis sedans complained about the unusually high level of noise and vibration. Hyundai then tested the vehicle, concluding it was the tires supplied by Hankook that caused the noise. Hyundai owners who ignored the first Hankook recall were later subjected to another recall because of tire sidewall defects.

“It is true that after we had to spend tens of billions of won to replace defective tires supplied by Hankook Tire, we decided to make more effort to diversify our suppliers,” a Hyundai Motor official told the Korea Times. “We have to say that our dispute with Hankook over the cause of noise in the 2013 Genesis hurt the partnership.”

We’ve learned an enormous amount about South Korea-based tire manufacturer Hankook Tire, having gone to trial against them numerous times on behalf of individuals who were injured in crashes caused by their defective tire treads and manufacturing processes. We’ve sued every major tire manufacturer in the market today, but Hankook really stands out in the degree of obstruction thrown up to keep us from obtaining the necessary records and other information in our litigation.

Case in point: on two occasions we obtained severe monetary and discovery sanctions for litigation discovery misconduct. In one of those cases, a Texas judge ordered Hankook to pay for plaintiffs’ counsel to travel to Hankook headquarters in Daejon, Korea, to inspect a plant where defective tires had been manufactured and to secure depositions of corporate representatives.

Motorists still using Hankook tires should waste no time in checking to make sure tires are not subject to recall.:o

This from Farrar & Ball--Trial attorneys
http://fbtrial.com/new-problems-hank...oes-bad-worse/

Bumpersbird 04-24-2019 04:02 AM

I’ve been burning Hankook AH 12. 12 R 22.5tires for five years 35,000 miles no problems can’t tell the difference from then and Michelin XZA’s I had except for the cost they hold air pressure for a long period of time while docked Ipaid $300 a tire. I will note that Hankook down rated tire capacity or year or two ago for the AH12

MRPutz 04-24-2019 10:00 AM

yea, you never know what tire to trust anymore :rolleyes:

The problem with a lot of these is that the tire may or may not have been the issue. Improper care of the tire will cause issues and when deaths are involved, law suits will fly. So do your home work and weed out the individual issues (a single crash report) compared to multiple reports and recalls. ;)

Michelin; https://www.tiredefectattorney.com/t...suit/michelin/

https://www.hop-law.com/georgia-jury...inst-michelin/

Cooper; https://ammonslaw.com/news/tire-detread-lawsuit/

https://www.psblaw.com/news-lampe-tnlj.html

Goodyear; https://www.aboutlawsuits.com/goodye...accident-5567/

https://www.carcomplaints.com/news/2...ocuments.shtml

https://www.law360.com/articles/9386...-in-crash-suit

Hankook; https://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/...-8/1081985001/

https://www.chaliklaw.com/defective-...ility/hankook/

https://www.tiredefectattorney.com/t...wsuit/hankook/

isp2952 04-24-2019 10:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bluebird Bob (Post 449603)
Interesting story here. Not sure if this includes truck tires.

New Problems for Hankook Tire as Reputation Goes from Bad to Worse
Hankook Tire’s professional reputation reached new lows in 2016. Having successfully sued Hankook for its defective and dangerous tire products, we’re not surprised that even a longtime partner like Hyundai Motors and its Kia subsidiary have had enough.

Last month, Hyundai Motor severed its relationship after a series of embarrassing recalls involving the Hyundai Genesis premium sedan. In 2014, the two closely aligned South Korean manufacturers were embroiled in a controversy after motorists driving the 2013 Genesis sedans complained about the unusually high level of noise and vibration. Hyundai then tested the vehicle, concluding it was the tires supplied by Hankook that caused the noise. Hyundai owners who ignored the first Hankook recall were later subjected to another recall because of tire sidewall defects.

“It is true that after we had to spend tens of billions of won to replace defective tires supplied by Hankook Tire, we decided to make more effort to diversify our suppliers,” a Hyundai Motor official told the Korea Times. “We have to say that our dispute with Hankook over the cause of noise in the 2013 Genesis hurt the partnership.”

We’ve learned an enormous amount about South Korea-based tire manufacturer Hankook Tire, having gone to trial against them numerous times on behalf of individuals who were injured in crashes caused by their defective tire treads and manufacturing processes. We’ve sued every major tire manufacturer in the market today, but Hankook really stands out in the degree of obstruction thrown up to keep us from obtaining the necessary records and other information in our litigation.

Case in point: on two occasions we obtained severe monetary and discovery sanctions for litigation discovery misconduct. In one of those cases, a Texas judge ordered Hankook to pay for plaintiffs’ counsel to travel to Hankook headquarters in Daejon, Korea, to inspect a plant where defective tires had been manufactured and to secure depositions of corporate representatives.

Motorists still using Hankook tires should waste no time in checking to make sure tires are not subject to recall.:o

This from Farrar & Ball--Trial attorneys
http://fbtrial.com/new-problems-hank...oes-bad-worse/

Quote:

Originally Posted by MRPutz (Post 449624)
yea, you never know what tire to trust anymore :rolleyes:

The problem with a lot of these is that the tire may or may not have been the issue. Improper care of the tire will cause issues and when deaths are involved, law suits will fly. So do your home work and weed out the individual issues (a single crash report) compared to multiple reports and recalls. ;)

Michelin; https://www.tiredefectattorney.com/t...suit/michelin/

https://www.hop-law.com/georgia-jury...inst-michelin/

Cooper; https://ammonslaw.com/news/tire-detread-lawsuit/

https://www.psblaw.com/news-lampe-tnlj.html

Goodyear; https://www.aboutlawsuits.com/goodye...accident-5567/

https://www.carcomplaints.com/news/2...ocuments.shtml

https://www.law360.com/articles/9386...-in-crash-suit

Hankook; https://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/...-8/1081985001/

https://www.chaliklaw.com/defective-...ility/hankook/

https://www.tiredefectattorney.com/t...wsuit/hankook/

It looks like most of this stuff was written by attorney's. So is it the tire or the attorneys we need to worry about:confused:;)

the4quads 04-24-2019 09:19 PM

Anybody think about looking into the Continental Coach HA3 315/80-22.5 tires? I got them for $546 each plus the usual FET, mounting and sales tax. That was thru FMCA. They had a recall with a small batch of tires last year but reading up about them, its good reviews. They are big in Europe.

SNOWBIRD 04-24-2019 10:01 PM

No wonder tires cost so much.

ChrisN 05-06-2019 11:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sfedeli (Post 449514)
For those of you running 315's who aren't Michelin fans... FMCA just partnered with Hankook and is offering AM09plus 31580R22.5 radials for $491.53 through their tire program.

I shelled out $791.58 apiece for Michelin's earlier this year. This kind of savings would have been hard to pass up.

The dealer I talked with gave me a price of $815 for the Michelin. Looks like Shane paid $791 for them. I am assuming that was with the Michelin Advantage program. Maybe tires cost more in PA. I talked with one other dealer and his price was even higher. Thanks for the reply Jim.

Chris

kybird 05-07-2019 06:44 AM

Iam still tring to get the hankook tires. Not in my area. The rep is tring to help me find them. And on the tire program

kybird 05-11-2019 10:06 PM

Got them
 
I fainlly 6 of these put on today. Was a chore to get the paper work done. But it happen. Now to road test them


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