State regs or trying to sell you new tires? - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
My tire shop will not rotate the tires if I'm even approaching the wear limit. Company policy, liability-based (but I'm sure it's also to steer you into a set of new tires). I doubt the state regulations get that specific.
I've quite often had the tires flipped on the rims to even out wear ('02 9-5 Aero SW was a tire-chewing monster). I had a local used-tire shop do this for maybe $10/tire. This includes balancing. They would also patch tires if my plugs didn't hold ($10).
My advice - find a hole-in-the-wall tire shop and pay cash. If you feel the tires are safe, why not get the most out of them?
Posts in this Thread:
- Tires, ya learn something new all the time..., GFW3pedals , Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:15:35
- Re: V pattern tires, andym, Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:34:25
- Depending on what tire work costs you, might not pay, Bill Homer, Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:33:38
- Re: Tires,, Tom g , Fri, 13 Oct 2017 05:30:31
- Re: Tires, ya learn something new all the time..., Justin VanAbrahams, Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:41:31
- yes..., Snowmobile , Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:27:13
- State regs or trying to sell you new tires?, JMJinNC, Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:07:35 <-- Viewing This Message
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