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Tires to cost more! this sucks!

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I hate this! Like we dont already pay enough for them!
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Just be glad you don't have a bigger rim
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hmm, I wonder where my BFG's were made?

I think they are produced in the US... although I know (or think) that BF Goodrich is French company.
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hmm, I wonder where my BFG's were made?

I think they are produced in the US... although I know (or think) that BF Goodrich is French company.
as far as i know BFG is an american company, or has been.

Id rather pay more for my tires made by an American than some Chinese grunt worker making 3 cents an hour.
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as far as i know BFG is an american company, or has been.

Id rather pay more for my tires made by an American than some Chinese grunt worker making 3 cents an hour.
mee too, thats the tire im going with next, so i hope they dont jack the price up on em!
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mee too, thats the tire im going with next, so i hope they dont jack the price up on em!
oh but im not a BFG fan, lol, I just know there is a local manufacturing plant here that makes several.
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BFG builds tires in the US, but they are owned by Michelin, which is a French Company.
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ill stick to my japan made Falkens, no tarrifs ftw ahaha
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as far as i know BFG is an american company, or has been.

Id rather pay more for my tires made by an American than some Chinese grunt worker making 3 cents an hour.
Michelin Owns BF Goodrich. Michelin is a French Company.
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BFG builds tires in the US, but they are owned by Michelin, which is a French Company.
LOL! i didnt see this before I posted! Oh well, point made...
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hope the maxxis place isnt in china....
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I just bought 2 bfg all terrains. I insisted on the "Made in usa" stamp on the tires. This is what they recommended.

I got to go back and order two more- trying to spread the cost. Looks like I need to do it very soon.
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About ****ing time. Tax and tariff everything that comes out of China until everything is back to "made in America". I don't mind paying an extra $ or 100$ for something made American. All my winter coats are $500 made in canada Arcteryx.
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I want BFGs but they are too expensive... I like my Korean made Nittos lol
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I want BFGs but they are too expensive... I like my Korean made Nittos lol
Nittos are more expensive than BFG!
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Nittos are more expensive than BFG!
The Terra Grapps are actually cheaper than the BFG AT
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Prolly a stupid question, but Im guessing that Toyos are made in Japan? Lol
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