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      05-06-2011, 12:58 PM   #771
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You have to pay for a remounting of the tires onto your old OEM wheels. Depending on how much they'll do it for, it might be better to pay the $150 for another set instead of paying, say, $80 for dismount/remount/balance.

I know a tire shop that will do it for $40 or less, but they'll scratch your shit.
They can do it for free.
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      05-06-2011, 12:59 PM   #772
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Luis, you reeeeeeeealllllly love that song huh? Making that $0.99 spent worth it huh? Hahaha.


I'ma try and plan a picnic day! Where we can all go to a park and eat and drink. (: I just need to figure out when everyone is available. (:
hahahah. It is my friday's theme.
I am down sunday for picnic.
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      05-06-2011, 01:03 PM   #773
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They can do it for free.
Where? If that's the case, I want to reuse mine too...

Doesn't it make sense that they have to charge you for dismounting and remounting the tires that are on the old wheels to get to the TPMS?
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      05-06-2011, 01:06 PM   #774
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hahahah. It is my friday's theme.
I am down sunday for picnic.
Currently, I work Sunday's. It would have to be a Saturday that we do all this.
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Where? If that's the case, I want to reuse mine too...

Doesn't it make sense that they have to charge you for dismounting and remounting the tires that are on the old wheels to get to the TPMS?
Anywhere dude.
Just tell them to put the TPMS to the new tires. thats it.
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Also, who is going to Coffee and Cars tomorrow??

I kind of want to go but probably won't make it until June's...
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Currently, I work Sunday's. It would have to be a Saturday that we do all this.
lol picnic on Tiffany and dinner on Dr. Nate!! right right?
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      05-06-2011, 01:12 PM   #778
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Also, who is going to Coffee and Cars tomorrow??

I kind of want to go but probably won't make it until June's...
I want to go but my car is dirty and I won't be able to get to a car wash until tomorrow morning. How long does it go for? I know it starts at 0700. I might go and park with the spectators.

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I want to go but my car is dirty and I won't be able to get to a car wash until tomorrow morning. How long does it go for? I know it starts at 0700. I might go and park with the spectators.

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I don't really want to go by myself in a stock car w/ messed up wheels, lol.
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I don't really want to go by myself in a stock car w/ messed up wheels, lol.
Lol chris!
I am going NEXT month once the few mods are settle in!
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      05-06-2011, 01:33 PM   #781
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Anywhere dude.
Just tell them to put the TPMS to the new tires. thats it.
yea i just got back from discount tires.. they said they'll include it in the cost of rebuilding the tpms... after they raped me on the cost of 4 new tires
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i might go to cars and coffee since its so close to me.. but its sooo damn earlyy!!!!!
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yea i just got back from discount tires.. they said they'll include it in the cost of rebuilding the tpms... after they raped me on the cost of 4 new tires
Rebuilding? it's literally 1 screw that just needs a Torx T20 o_O

What tires and how much? I find independent shops much cheaper... maybe you can get a return?
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lol picnic on Tiffany and dinner on Dr. Nate!! right right?
If that's the case....First come first serve 20 jalapeno wings and shrimp fried rice. LOL.
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Rebuilding? it's literally 1 screw that just needs a Torx T20 o_O

What tires and how much? I find independent shops much cheaper... maybe you can get a return?
10 bucks to rebuild... i figure its not bad sicne they'll be dismounting/remounting the old wheels and tires...

I got the Continental DWS. I've bought these in the past for my old Benz and was extremely happy with them. They're quiet, smooth, and perform well around twisties, not to mention the 50,000 mile warranty on them.

I paid $1100 for all 4 tires with certs. This was after researching and making them pricematch with the cheapest shops around (online as well as physical). I'm sure they might be cheaper at an indy shop but I like Discount bc they're everywhere and I dont have a spare tire. So If anything ever happens i can just get towed to the nearest one and get em replaced.
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10 bucks to rebuild... i figure its not bad sicne they'll be dismounting/remounting the old wheels and tires...

I got the Continental DWS. I've bought these in the past for my old Benz and was extremely happy with them. They're quiet, smooth, and perform well around twisties, not to mention the 50,000 mile warranty on them.

I paid $1100 for all 4 tires with certs. This was after researching and making them pricematch with the cheapest shops around (online as well as physical). I'm sure they might be cheaper at an indy shop but I like Discount bc they're everywhere and I dont have a spare tire. So If anything ever happens i can just get towed to the nearest one and get em replaced.
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I don't have a salary. My job is 100% commission. And this thread takes 30% of my work time! hahaha..... I love it!
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      05-06-2011, 02:25 PM   #788
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I don't have a salary. My job is 100% commission. And this thread takes 30% of my work time! hahaha..... I love it!
lol yeaaa i prob been spending more than enough time on this damn forum lolz..
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I'd like to make it tomorrow, but I guess have to wait until next month to meet some of ya'll and check out the rides. Have FD training all day and then the Pacman fight afterwards...
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hahah it's busy in here you guys, I like it.

which one of youse guys has the 19s laying around that I need for my new ride?

also thinking rolling the frontier to C&C tomorrow, where is it?
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hahah it's busy in here you guys, I like it.

which one of youse guys has the 19s laying around that I need for my new ride?

also thinking rolling the frontier to C&C tomorrow, where is it?
vintage park....

i wana go but my shit is dirty too and im to lazy to wash it haha.
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