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Anyone heard of Firestone Destination A/Ts being discontinued?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by SpacemanSpiff, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. Apr 19, 2013 at 6:39 AM
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    Is this true? Was told by another TW'er that this is happening. If so, then they are going to lose a big money maker!
     
  2. Apr 19, 2013 at 6:47 AM
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    lol

    who buys a tire with an abnormally high failure rate ?


    anyhow, NOT discontinued.
     
  3. Apr 19, 2013 at 6:53 AM
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    High failure rate? Is that why they are the #1 ranked A/T tire on TireRack?
     
  4. Apr 19, 2013 at 8:11 AM
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    Bridgestone cuts as many corners as possible on consumer products, the Walmart of tire manufacturers.

    pass

    they only make a good tire if an auto manufacturer demands they
    beef up something so they can OEM it. the same tire for the general
    public for sure will have cost-cutting measures applied.

    I'll stick with 'other than' Bridgestone....
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    cannot wait to get the OEM meats
    off my truck and into something else, but I can't just burn up 1000 bucks
    and throw out the current tires before tread is worn a bit more...but at
    least Michelin runs the BFGoodrich show, not Bridgestone
     
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  5. Apr 19, 2013 at 8:17 AM
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    Are Firestone and Bridgestone one in the same? Thought they were totally different products...Anyway, have had Firestone Destination A/Ts on mine for roughly 25K or so and not one problem and the wearing is great...looks like they will be on the truck for a while. And plan on replacing these with the same.
     
  6. Apr 19, 2013 at 1:28 PM
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    Bridgestone calls all of Firestones shots, since they own them.
     
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