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Old January 18th, 2013, 01:23 PM   #1
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I love the advertised free flat repair, EVERY time I have ever tried to take advantage of this my tire is not repairable and I need new tires.

/end rant.

Now that they have broken the bead for me it will be a lot easier to put a plug in the hole
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Old January 18th, 2013, 01:49 PM   #2
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Maybe you are just good at getting punctures that are not repairable?

I remember a contractor that had 3 tires with unrepairable punctures in a one week span of time, each time requiring a new tire. Each time we showed and explained it to him, and prorated the old tire to reduce the cost of a new one, which is more than most tire stores would have done.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 01:52 PM   #3
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:00 PM   #4
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Its all about Liability.

Quit trying to sneak into the drive in through the exit. Tire damage may result!
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:01 PM   #5
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Its all about Liability.
Quit trying to sneak into the drive in through the exit. Tire damage may result!
Yeah, I know, its just always my luck....but I am sorta not buying it today.

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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:09 PM   #6
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Bring it home and put your own plug in it.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:10 PM   #7
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I love the advertised free flat repair, EVERY time I have ever tried to take advantage of this my tire is not repairable and I need new tires.

/end rant.

Now that they have broken the bead for me it will be a lot easier to put a plug in the hole
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:18 PM   #8
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If it is off the bead already it may be better to patch it. Just a thought.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:21 PM   #9
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I've had a couple tires plugged at Discount for free, no issues.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:31 PM   #10
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I've had a couple tires plugged at Discount for free, no issues.
I did hundreds when I worked there.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:33 PM   #11
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I did hundreds when I worked there.
Did any of those customers have an issue though?
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:36 PM   #12
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Did any of those customers have an issue though?
The majority of people looking for a freebie had issues.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:46 PM   #13
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go to Belle all the time. no problems. yes, a couple of tires "needed" replacement.......but they showed me the problem and i thought........i like to drive at 70+ mph.

so a little $ for a more confident ride is worth it. it only costs a nickle to go first class.

do you want your wife and kids in the car when a tire goes because you cheaped out??????

stop global whining and act like an adult. this is for god's sake. you gotta stop thinking everything is or should be free.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:47 PM   #14
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maybe they just want to fight
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Do like the old lady in the commercial and throw the tire through the window.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:48 PM   #16
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maybe they just want to fight
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:51 PM   #17
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go to Belle all the time. no problems. yes, a couple of tires "needed" replacement.......but they showed me the problem and i thought........i like to drive at 70+ mph.

so a little $ for a more confident ride is worth it. it only costs a nickle to go first class.

do you want your wife and kids in the car when a tire goes because you cheaped out??????

stop global whining and act like an adult. this is for god's sake. you gotta stop thinking everything is or should be free.
I'm not all that concerned, my rant was more a bit of a joke .... relax.

It was kinda funny that the first comment he even made was "you really should just get new tires, these are kind of low on tread, I can probably get you a set for blah blah lbah" before even looking at the tire.

That said, the nail was on the edge of dreezy's diagram between repair and don't repair, he put the hard sale on for me to get new tires. I pointed directly to the wear bars and said I still have about 5-10k out of these tires, I fully intend on purchasing some new rims and tires in a few weeks when I get my tax returns and install my leveling kit.

If he hadn't put the full court press on I probably would have considered ordering my tires from them for fixing the flat for free......so there's that side of the coin too.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 02:59 PM   #18
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I'm not all that concerned, my rant was more a bit of a joke .... relax.
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Only girls and fags cant plug their own tires. Go lift some weights, oh yea you hurt you wittle shoulder. Haha
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Should've gone to a Wal-Mart service center.
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