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Old 04-01-2007, 05:02 PM   #1
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Don't forget to ask stealership on tires

I needed new front tires on the Box and checked around at the PX (for us military folk), Discount tire and NTB. Out of curiosity I asked the stealership where Lola is getting fixed and they quoted me a price about 100 clams cheaper than all the other places. They get the tires from Tirerack and had a large discount on mounting, balancing, etc. Definitely shop around, but don't forget to ask the dealer.
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Old 04-02-2007, 07:44 AM   #2
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Interesting. In all of my experiences with different dealers this has never happened to me. I guess it is always worth a phone call.

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Old 04-02-2007, 04:39 PM   #3
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Definately...I was quite surprised myself.
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:43 PM   #4
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Rail, what is Lola getting? What kind of tires??

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bmuss....I believe Rail said Lola is having a hard time removing her top and Rail isn't too happy about that as she should be in the mood anytime he is. So now he's having her "fixed"
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Hi Rail-
I'm familiar w/PX well...on a technical side. I support the EagleCash/EZPay SVC Program in Boston. Are you familiar with the program?
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I had my dealer order, mount and balance my tires for about 100.00 more than I could just order the tires from trie rack, I was impressed.

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bmuss....I believe Rail said Lola is having a hard time removing her top and Rail isn't too happy about that as she should be in the mood anytime he is. So now he's having her "fixed"
Thatís awesome !

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Bmus, I am replacing the original Bridgestone Potenza RE050A's on the front. I got 28k out of them so I am not too upset.

Fab, not familiar with that...what is it?

TRIGEM, I was in the mood...she wasn't. I guess she won...typical female behavior. All I wanted was a ride and she had to make it difficult. Yeah, I went there.
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Rail...This is how Lola feels after every service visit.
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Old 04-03-2007, 05:51 PM   #11
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Yeah, I think she is cheating on me.
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I'm pretty sure that at my dealer, any tire I could get at Discount would cost at least 2X as much - plus labor at $175/hr for installation.
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