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Buying Tires in Canada

Discussion in 'Canada' started by maxpower29, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Aug 27, 2012 at 4:09 PM
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    maxpower29

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    All season mats, 2nd filter delete, DT header, Jardine cat-back, URD shifter, Bilstein 5100's all around at .85 front with Eibachs + .25 passenger/.5 drivers spacers and 1.5 AAL, 0w20 synthetic, Scanguage II, extra D rings, OEM backup camera+Mirror, bed mat, Extang Solid Fold, Popnlock 5300, Pro Comp 7089's 4.5bs 285/70/17 Revo 2s, De-badged
    Where do you guys buy them and where have the cheapest came from?
     
  2. Aug 27, 2012 at 4:10 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Depends on what brand
     
  3. Aug 27, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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    Discounttiredirect.com. Most of the time, it's cheaper then what I even get with my discount being a technician.
     
  4. Aug 27, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    Goodyear, Nitto, and BFg are really the only ones I consider
     
  5. Aug 27, 2012 at 4:17 PM
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  6. Aug 27, 2012 at 4:24 PM
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    All season mats, 2nd filter delete, DT header, Jardine cat-back, URD shifter, Bilstein 5100's all around at .85 front with Eibachs + .25 passenger/.5 drivers spacers and 1.5 AAL, 0w20 synthetic, Scanguage II, extra D rings, OEM backup camera+Mirror, bed mat, Extang Solid Fold, Popnlock 5300, Pro Comp 7089's 4.5bs 285/70/17 Revo 2s, De-badged
    awesome, just checked them out and the prices are great
     
  7. Aug 28, 2012 at 6:38 AM
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    Just don't ship UPS or Fed Ex
     
  8. Aug 28, 2012 at 9:04 AM
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    Ward Tires. Cheapest place to get Mickey Thompsons here.
     
  9. Aug 28, 2012 at 1:30 PM
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    Costco
     
  10. Aug 28, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    this is where I have bought my last two sets : BFG AT and Bridgestone Blizzak
     
  11. Aug 28, 2012 at 2:10 PM
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    Bought mine at costco last time but I think they were overpriced IMO still
     
  12. Aug 28, 2012 at 2:10 PM
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    What is the duty on tires?
     
  13. Aug 28, 2012 at 2:13 PM
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    The Canadian dollar is just about par, even slightly stronger than the American these days. Good time to buy south of the border if you want a deal.
     
  14. Aug 28, 2012 at 2:43 PM
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    Not sure, but they factor it before checkout. I seem to remember around $200 +/-
     
  15. Aug 28, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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    that is a smart way for them to sell tires. A good way to buy tires now would be to go down and buy them there. If they are under 800 bucks you can roll em home duty and tax free.
     
  16. Aug 28, 2012 at 3:36 PM
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    Not so sure about duty and tax free. Where did you read that?
     
  17. Aug 28, 2012 at 3:49 PM
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    My understanding is that the duty free limits were raised a month ago or so. If you are south of the border for 48hrs your allowance is now $800. I will see if I can find a link....here is one:

    http://www.dutyfreecanada.com/customs-allowances/
     
  18. Aug 28, 2012 at 3:54 PM
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    Yeah but 48 hours means you need to stay there for 2 days. Thats $100+ for a hotel...
     
  19. Aug 28, 2012 at 4:56 PM
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    Yep. I travel to the U.S. several times per year, so I would just go as it conveniences me. The way I look at it, if I am down there and save a couple hundy+ on my tires, that easily covers my hotel.
     
  20. Aug 28, 2012 at 10:33 PM
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    I dunno about that. I mean if your already going and have a place to stay or camp, sure. But gas plus hotel and food would be more than the $200 duty...
     
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