[Spridgets] Car Hauler Trailer Tires
cbking at alum.rpi.edu
Thu Feb 25 17:12:30 MST 2010
Well, the leaf springs on my 200 Ranger have big spray-painted stencils
on them saying, "Made in Mexico".
Not CHinese, but not USA either, FWIW.
>From: rrengineer @dslextreme.com [rrengineer at dslextreme.com]
>Sent: 2/25/2010 4:49:13 PM
>To: spritenut at comcast.net
>Cc: spridgets at autox.team.net
>Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Car Hauler Trailer Tires
>How did I know Frank was going to chime in on this one. By the way, you
>not even guarenteed that the parts are made in the USA from the dealer.
>you ever find the USA parts for your F-150?
>Mike MacLean, interested F-150 owner.
>On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Frank <spritenut at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Greg Higgins wrote:
>>> You will be be very disappointed if the Goodyear Marathon tires are
>>> in China, they are junk. You go to buy new Goodyear tires, you
>>> are made in the U.S.A. well maybe not. I bought a new 5th wheel
>>> came with Goodyear Marathon tires, all 4 tires were shot after 5000
>>> caught mine before any of the tires blew, so not damage to my
>>> is a large thread and horror stories relating to Goodyear Marathon
>>> trailers on Rv.net. If I buy tires now, I ask where are they made, I
>>> buy anything any tires made off shore.
>> Tires, brakes, front end parts. NOBODY should even consider these
>> they are made in china, unless maybe you drive a Hummer ;)
>> I need ball joints and stuff for my truck, the parts guy hands me
>> I told him it was a FORD and I will not put cheap made chinese parts
>> and handed them right back.
>> I told him, like I tell most sales clerks, I will take this item if
>> made in the USA.
>> So I usually walk out empty handed and tell the clerk to tell his
>> he lost a sale because the crap was chinese.
>> I don't think it's working but I really do try to do my part.
>> After all, the job I save may be his kids!
>> Frank Clarici
>> Toms River, NJ
>> My own Fleet of Sprites
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