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Submitted: Sunday, Jun 20, 2004 at 12:05
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Has anyone heard of eldorado tyres.Suppossedly made by cooper tyres .have same tread as coooper st tyres.285/75r16 quoted 260 dollars ea. The tyre in query is called XTR Durango.My local independant tyre man swears they are made by cooper tyres but renamed in a bid to get around distribution issues.Have sales brouche and they say made in good ol USA. Thx for any info.
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Reply By: Hughey - Monday, Jun 21, 2004 at 13:06

Monday, Jun 21, 2004 at 13:06
Founded in 1966, Eldorado Tire was established in Michigan by Kelly Calamari, as a member-owned private brand tire company. B. F. Goodrich originally supplied its tires and Eldorado became a pioneer in the private brand industry.

In 1970, Eldorado made some changes and began selling the brand to non-member distributors. Five years later, The Cooper Tire and Rubber Company became the exclusive manufacturer of Eldorado Tires. Since then, Eldorado has sold over 25 million tires nationwide.

Treadways Corporation acquired Eldorado Tire in 1995. The corporate offices moved from Troy, Michigan to the Treadways corporate headquarters near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1999. Eldorado now has over 90 distributors that sell to hundreds of dealers all over North America.

The Durango can be found on page 19 of this catalogue.

http://www.eldoradotire.com/ELCatalog6-03.pdf

Mick

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Follow Up By: Ferret - Tuesday, Jun 22, 2004 at 00:09

Tuesday, Jun 22, 2004 at 00:09
I saw 'em on a cruiser today. are they any good?
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Reply By: westozal - Monday, Jun 21, 2004 at 23:02

Monday, Jun 21, 2004 at 23:02
thanks for the info,much appreciated.
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