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Old June 23rd, 2013, 03:30 PM   #1
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Default Bell or Discount tire employees

I need to order a set of tires asap.

Either:
255/70/17 Toyo AT II

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255/70/17 Nitto Terra Grapler
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 03:33 PM   #2
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Bell tire will rip you off. Discount will give you the opportunity to rip yourself off.
Shop around before going to Discount with your lowest dollar find.
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 04:04 PM   #3
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Bell tire will rip you off. Discount will give you the opportunity to rip yourself off.
Shop around before going to Discount with your lowest dollar find.
OK....so take me to school......for tires and brakes who is the best, "reasonable" provider? i know belle tire is expensive but the service in my locale, Lake Orion MI, is really really good/fast/appears honest.
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 04:09 PM   #4
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I need to order a set of tires asap.

Either:
255/70/17 Toyo AT II

Or

255/70/17 Nitto Terra Grapler
Have you ever owned terra craplers? To each their own but the load range E tires are total shit. Wear fast weak sidewall just total piles of shit.
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 05:17 PM   #5
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OK....so take me to school......for tires and brakes who is the best, "reasonable" provider?
Save yourself 75% and do your own
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 05:55 PM   #6
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Have you ever owned terra craplers? To each their own but the load range E tires are total shit. Wear fast weak sidewall just total piles of shit.
Really?

Mine have been great
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OK....so take me to school......for tires and brakes who is the best, "reasonable" provider? i know belle tire is expensive but the service in my locale, Lake Orion MI, is really really good/fast/appears honest.
Order tires online.
Have them delivered to Discount and pay for the installation, rotation/balancing, and road hazard warranty.

Do your own brakes. If you can't go almost anywhere but Bell.
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Old June 24th, 2013, 07:14 AM   #8
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Online I have found I am looking at the same or more total price.
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Old June 24th, 2013, 07:21 AM   #9
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Tire warehouse on m24 just north of Flint st.
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Old June 24th, 2013, 07:28 AM   #10
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Mine have been great
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I have heard they both are great.....same company and very similar tread pattern. The Toyo now comes with a 60,000 mile gaurantee.
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Get TireRack (or other online price) and have Discount match it. Just did this with a set of 33" MTRs on Weld knock-off aluminum rims. Pricing was very competitive.
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Old June 24th, 2013, 08:53 AM   #14
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I have a system at my shop that pumps tires up with a 79% nitrogen gas mixture. It's been working great for me and my customers for a long time and it's cheap.
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I have a system at my shop that pumps tires up with a 79% nitrogen gas mixture. It's been working great for me and my customers for a long time and it's cheap.
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Discount Tire.

we will match any price. I order swampers, MTR-Ks, KM2s, etc..... at my store and sometimes we are better priced than mail order.

I'm in IL if ya want to drive down

and if you are stuck on those 2 tire options, then lean towards the Nitto since Toyo always seems to be b/o'd

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Have you checked tirebuyer.com
or discounttiredirect.com
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I couldnt get the guys a discount to call me back with a price after I stoped in on saturday to look at a nitto. I ended up liking the toyo better. I just ordered them from Harlow Tire in Westland. Belle had the best price @ 762 + tax and Harlow originally said 800 but came down to 754 out the door. I would rather spend money at a local independent shop than Belle.

I will post pics and a review when there installed later this week.
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