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      12-05-2012, 11:00 PM   #1
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Tire install in Orlando??

Anybody have any recommendations on a local shop to mount and balance tires? Just purchased a set online and they are coming next week. Rear tires will have a slight stretch on them...nothing too crazy at all though. 275 on a 20x10 tire.
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I went to discount tire on Alafaya right past lake under hill....a little expensive but they were fast. $90 for mount and balance of the rears.
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      12-06-2012, 06:02 PM   #3
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Yea there's that one off of Semoran I might go to. I ordered the tires from discount tire direct.
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I get tires from tires-easy.com
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I just got tires from TireRack shipped to a Pep Boys and they charged me ~$45.00 M/B
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Royal 1 Tires
2931 Forsyth Road Winter Park, FL 32792
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i brought mine to Rick at Royal 1 two weeks ago, and now my rear tires won't stop leaking air. I'm going to bring it back to him tomorrow...hoping he comes through.
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i brought mine to Rick at Royal 1 two weeks ago, and now my rear tires won't stop leaking air. I'm going to bring it back to him tomorrow...hoping he comes through.
Hope they didn't fuck up the bead on your tires! Roadrunner did that to my tires, twice.
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damn, i really hope not...
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I usually hit a place on OBT that sells new and used. Mikes or Bent Rim Repair
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swung by there this morning. They took them off to double check everything. Turns out the tires and valve stems are fine. It's the seal on my 3-piece wheels. He showed me where it was leaking.

Now, I have to bring it to a repair shop. They recommended Olympits Rims Repair & Machine Shop also on Forsyth. anyone have any experience with them?

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I usually hit a place on OBT that sells new and used. Mikes or Bent Rim Repair
Bent Rim Repair curbed the shit out of my SSRs when mounting the tires.
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Whaaaaa??? Seriously? Wow I've had tire and powder coating work done there with no problems. Did they fix your rims?
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Whaaaaa??? Seriously? Wow I've had tire and powder coating work done there with no problems. Did they fix your rims?
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Action Gator on 17-92 and 436 can do 19s and road force balance. Not all shops will do 19s and not all shops have the Hunter(?) road force balancing machine. That's what I look for in a shop. They'll also give you road hazard insurance on new tires.
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swung by there this morning. They took them off to double check everything. Turns out the tires and valve stems are fine. It's the seal on my 3-piece wheels. He showed me where it was leaking.

Now, I have to bring it to a repair shop. They recommended Olympits Rims Repair & Machine Shop also on Forsyth. anyone have any experience with them?
I have had all my wheels in the past repaired by them. I had a set of Dinan wheels on my old E46 M3 that were trashed from the previous owner and Olympits made them look brand new again for a great price!

Hint: Call ahead for a price and when you show up if you end up talking to someone else they might give you a lower price without asking if you got a quote before hand.
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Olympits painted my wheels and mounted my tires with out any problem but they did 4get to balance them and they didn't put any solve stems..... I had a 265/30/20 put on a 20x10.5 and a 235/30/20 put on a 20x9
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