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Old 11-09-2009, 06:37 AM
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I am looking for tires that will fit a Freedom Z 20X10X8 Carlile Tires. The dealer is Charging 88 per tire. Does anyone know where I can get them cheaper?

Also I am looking to sell my RedMax Blower EB7001. Where is the best place I can sell it? Its in great condition and there is nothing wrong with it.


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Maybe you can try going to the dealer and seeing if he has and used tires that still have a decent amount of tred on them. They might have a little hole somewhere, but just make sure it is nothing a cheap plug cant fix. You might just have to make it a habbit to check the tires often.
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I am looking for tires that will fit a Freedom Z 20X10X8 Carlile Tires. The dealer is Charging 88 per tire. Does anyone know where I can get them cheaper?

Also I am looking to sell my RedMax Blower EB7001. Where is the best place I can sell it? Its in great condition and there is nothing wrong with it.


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Do you know how many ply those are? My catalog shows the 2 ply Carlisle brand 20-10X8 lists for $107.34. I would say $88 each is a steal.

Now I can get other tires for less, but I am not familiar with their quality.....

Where are you at? I can get some 4 ply of the cheaper brand that I think I could ship for about $75 PLUS shipping.... I think...
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Thanks so much for looking in to this. I think the tires are 2 ply. I am going to check Ebay to see if I can get them that way. I live in Cleveland OHIO so I am not sure what shipping would be zip code is 44134. I saw them on Ebay for about $30. I just want to make sure they are the same tires that I already have on them. Thanks again

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I found a pair of 20 X 10 X 8 tire on eBay for $30 a piece. What is the difference between 2 ply tires and 4 ply tires as far as quality is concerned?
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I found a pair of 20 X 10 X 8 tire on eBay for $30 a piece. What is the difference between 2 ply tires and 4 ply tires as far as quality is concerned?
The difference is in the tread portion of the tire. The difference between 2 ply versus 4 ply is just that, the 2 ply tires have 2 plies of material where as the 4 ply have 4 plies. The 4 ply are better for terrain where you may have thorns and the like. Another reason for 4 ply tires would be if you are putting them on a heavy machine. From my understanding, 4 ply tires are supposed to last longer.

There may be someone here who has worked in the tire industry and can give a better explanation.

If you can get them for $30 on ebay, go for it if they are what you want. I can't buy them for that price from my vendors. Just watch what brand they are.

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