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Re: Discount / America Tires (thumbs down - long)
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Posted by dtech (more from dtech) on Sun, 27 Apr 2008 08:43:41 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Discount / America Tires (thumbs down - long), kevine, Sat, 26 Apr 2008 10:59:42
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Varies by store and who the store mgr is. Discount tire near to me had a jerk mgr 5 yrs back so I stopped buying tires there. He left so 5 yrs ago I bought Pirelli Centuratos - 80k treadware, but at 50k my daughter hit a curb and the sidewall bubbled. The mgr wrote it up under road hazard claim - which i had not purchased, then applied it against a set of 4 Yoko Y520s - the total bill was $ 500 - inc taxes, and I again did not purchase road hazard.
So 3 months later my wife's 9-5 needed tires - I asked for and received the same deal $ 500 for 4 YK520s - mounted, lifetime balancing ,free rotation & taxes. They do rebalance them at each 6k rotation.

Additionally my kids have gotten at least 4 flats on their tires in the past year - and although they did not buy tires at Discount I tell them to take them there and they get fixed for free.

The YK520 is a good tire - not really aggressive handling but quiet and nice riding, I expect to see 40k ~ 45k miles on a 60k treadwear

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