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Old 09-28-2007, 08:08 AM   #11
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That is a good deal on the cost.

Acorns..lol, you want me to make jokes about how often you change head gaskets?
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I never could understand the whole slashing of the tires thing. Too much like work. Much easier to just cut the valvestem, or remove it'* core.

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I never could understand the whole slashing of the tires thing. Too much like work. Much easier to just cut the valvestem, or remove it'* core.

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Because a new valve stem only costs 2-3 dollars. A new tire costs much more, and since vandals like to inflict as much damage as possible in the shortest period of time, why not?
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I never could understand the whole slashing of the tires thing. Too much like work. Much easier to just cut the valvestem, or remove it'* core.

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Because a new valve stem only costs 2-3 dollars. A new tire costs much more, and since vandals like to inflict as much damage as possible in the shortest period of time, why not?
Okay, so I don't want to know how either of you thought of these things.....
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when you get only 2 new tires, the new tires should go on the rear. with old tires on the rear and new tires on the front the back end can/will try to pass the front end when the road is wet. the CHP always puts the best tires on the rear. if its good enough for the CHP its good enough for me.

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when you get only 2 new tires, the new tires should go on the rear. with old tires on the rear and new tires on the front the back end can/will try to pass the front end when the road is wet. the CHP always puts the best tires on the rear. if its good enough for the CHP its good enough for me.

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The CHP probably has RWD They would be putting the better tires on the drive wheels if that is the case.
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when you get only 2 new tires, the new tires should go on the rear. with old tires on the rear and new tires on the front the back end can/will try to pass the front end when the road is wet. the CHP always puts the best tires on the rear. if its good enough for the CHP its good enough for me.

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The CHP probably has RWD They would be putting the better tires on the drive wheels if that is the case.
I was thinking the same as Boosty as I read this. Man, I hate saying stuff like that
But, I had heard that too, about putting the good tires on the back on a FWD. I actually met someone that that happened to. Almost killed him.
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it makes no difference if its front or rear wheel drive, the good tires go on the back.
when you put the old tires up front you can feel the car start to push or plow.
when the old tires are on the rear your car can go into a snap spin with out any warning.
i use to put my old tires on the back until my cousin(CHP mechanic) told me why the new tires should go on the rear.

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A few month back someone punched a hole in my gas tank and took the gas. A few weeks later the guy ended up catching fire doing it to another car and got caught
Sweet, sweet justice. I hope his pants were gas-soaked when he ignited.
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