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Hello all,

I'm getting ready to order a set of slicks for our race truck, Goodyear part number D1672. I was told to order the ones with the yellow letters as they are made in the USA. Any truth to this? I've never heard that before.

Also, any ideas on where I could get the best prices on these are appreciated!

Thanks!
 

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I don't think they have the white letter tires anymore. I could be wrong. To me, the white letter tires would last a lot longer. I have since switched to M/T's because it's available locally and is a lot cheaper. Hoosier is my first choice if the budget allows. Seems when the GY's get old, they get really inconsistent. Just going by past experiences.
 

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Jay,

Thanks for the response......I appreciate it! I just checked Summit and all I see is the yellow letters.........why they would go that direction instead of white is beyond me.

I'll keep checking to see if I can find any reason for it.

Thanks again!
 

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I thought it was just because it looks better. I have my last set of Goodyears mounted and ready to go. Next tires will probably be hoosier or M/T's. Do you really like the Eagles?
 

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I go 1.13 60' on Goodyear 32x14.5's
 

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I think the yellow was only better visibility for advertising. As far as I know they only come in yellow now. I have run 2 sets on my car and never saw a problem with them. I am about to order another set for this year, my old ones are 3 years old and still went 1.28 on the last run.
 

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i believe as i was told goodyear brought there race tires back to the usa from brazil a few years ago .maybe roger copeland will key in i believe his son works at goodyears race tire plant.
 

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For me, the white letter GY's worked better. All I am saying is that M/T's and Hoosiers have worked a lot better and lasted a lot longer than the 2 sets of GY's I had. The yellow letter tires wouldn't last a year. M/T's and Hoosiers would go about a year and a half. The white letter GY's also went a year and a half. Don't know what's up with the Yellow letters, but IMO they aren't as good as the old ones
 

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you are right jbird ,i dont know why i was thinking brazil.i work for goodyear thats one reason i used to run them but the last set i bought was made in south america and didnt last a season .hoosiers also wear very quick also so i run mickys now and am very satified with them as for as price and wear .they also hook very well on my little nova.
 

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Hey guys,

So what I'm getting is the white letter tires were made in Chile and are no longer available and the yellow lettered tires are made in the USA.............

On my personal car, I have have M/T's but I haven't ran the car with them yet.............my friend prefers the yellow lettered Goodyears so that's what I'm looking for.

Any suggestions on where to get them the cheapest?

Thanks!
 
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