Question RV Tires: When are you or do you change them?

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Mainly for the Class A crowd - when have you changed tires? When will you change tires? How long will you let steer tires go? How about other tires? What's your tire lifetime strategy?
 
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On average my coach is putting 8,000 miles a year. We have 40K miles now (5 year old coach) . By the looks of it I will be changing tires when I hit 7 years on the tires in the end of 2021, if nothing drastic does not happen? I have tire covers, and the coach is stored indoors, which may help?
That's my plan anyway.
 
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I’m uncomfortable going beyond seven years. That paranoia is directly attributable to my internet habit. Michelin says not to go beyond ten, but I just can’t get beyond seven without worry creeping into my life. And I HATE that.
 
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And that's 7 from the DOT date which doesn't help matters. This is money that I will not cringe at. For one, new tires always ride better. The peace of mind is also comforting. While I haven't bitten this bullet yet I am mentally prepared for it.

My plan is 7 years on steer tires (from DOT date) and 10 years on the rear axles. Unless something on visual inspection warrants otherwise. I "may" replace all at 7 years, not sure, this is the part that can change.
 
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