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Old 02-13-2008, 11:32 PM   #1
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Had to go into Discount Tire yesterday, had a slow leak in the LR tire...
Turns out to be two nails in the tread, unfixable...but I had the Road Hazard, so that tire was free, except for the renewal on the Road Hazard coverage. I did decide to get the next worst tire replaced too. All of them were at around 7/32", so they aren't badly worn, but I wanted my drive tires to match, so...
$103.xx including free balancing on the lifetime balance plan I got with the original tires...

EDIT: The nails weren't roofing nails, looked to be some kind of electrical wire staple, so it'* unrelated to the shingle damage...
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That price doesn't seem too bad. Which tires did you get, and how is the ride quality now? I assume you got some generally good brand name, but can you tell ride quality in a PA? I'm sure it'* always really smooth unless there'* some major issue or so.


Just to let you know if you don't do this already, if the tire isn't too bad and can still be bought by a used tire store, you can get some money out of it, like the $8 I got for my tire. It'* not much, but it'* a lot better than a recycling fee.
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Knowing Brian, he probably got GForce KDWs
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Just to let you know if you don't do this already, if the tire isn't too bad and can still be bought by a used tire store, you can get some money out of it, like the $8 I got for my tire. It'* not much, but it'* a lot better than a recycling fee.
Actually, I feel kinda dumb for never having thought of that...I usually change tires while they still have a bit of usable tread. I'm paranoid about baldness in all forms...I'll have to rmember that next time.

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Knowing Brian, he probably got GForce KDWs
Yup..direct replacement...I'm VERY satisfied with these tires. Keep in mind, the original ones still have about 2/3 tread left after 7 or 8 trips to the track and two years of commuting two to three times per week, 50miles round trip.
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I usually change tires while they still have a bit of usable tread. I'm paranoid about baldness in all forms...I'll have to rmember that next time.
Good to see I've converted you. Have fun!
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