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  •  that's actually more about the rims but I get the (1+ / 0-)
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    northsylvania

    point, slap a set of 22's on your ride for only 60 bucks a week......3240 a year or enough to buy the set of 22's and some decent tires to boot....

    What used to get me were the people with the Corvette or the Benz or Beamer or whatever truly fast car  (lots of them out there now)  and they flat refuse to buy the proper speed rated tire for the car because they are too expensive....100k  on a car but a couple k for tires that can handle the car....no way Jose.....

    I would usually force them to pony up or go elsewhere as I wasn't about to put an H rated tire on a car that came from the factory with Z rated for speed......I don't enjoy asking for liability lawsuits....

    Also knew of a couple shops that weren't as careful, who did as the customer asked without getting a disclaimer signed that this was against professional advice, then ate the bill when they took their 90mph rated tire to 150 and wondered why it blew out......

    Vaya con Dios Don Alejo
    I want to die a slave to principles. Not to men.
    Emiliano Zapata

    by buddabelly on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 01:28:58 PM PDT

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    •  Tires are a booger. (1+ / 0-)
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      buddabelly

      Luckily my old Smart roadster doesn't have a speed problem but my husband's car does, and it's beanie weenie time for a while afterwards. I do know people who rent them. Seems to be a big thing in TX.

      You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones

      by northsylvania on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 02:11:32 PM PDT

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