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Getting walmart tires installed

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by monsterkx2fiddy, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. monsterkx2fiddy

    monsterkx2fiddy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Waiting for them to put my goodyear authorities in size 265/70/17 on my truck . So far they look like a good tire. And the service manager was nice. So im not woffied about service just anxious. Going to try them out today too lol
     
  2. Yamaha Dave

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    Screw that, as soon as they pull it out of the garage go in the parking lot and check the lugnuts... :eek:
     
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    Good tires i have them there a little loud but over all good tire.
     
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    yeah, the tires aren't what concerns me, it would be the part-time kid who was hired without any experience to change my tires:)
     
  5. 1stacoma

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    5100's front and rear, front 2.5" rear 2" AAL, 18% tint front and rear, color matched grill. SCS wheels 275/70/17 BFG AT KO's. DTRL toggle switch.
    Yeah I would have gotten those tires but they don't make a 275/70/17. I checked em out they are nice the 265/75/16 I saw for $168 a tire not a bad price. They look similar to the duratracks.

    What did you pay?
     
  6. monsterkx2fiddy

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    No kids working today. Only concern is the one girl. Jk (sorta). Wil find out I forgot what it was before taxes. Basically for tires. Then 40 for extended warranty. 6 for dumping fees. Thrn taxes. I'm happy. Well see how they ride still waiting. And when I get home ima check lugs. really just want to go home
     
  7. monsterkx2fiddy

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    Dam auto correct. 170 a tire then those additions im guesding. 868?
     
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    5100's front and rear, front 2.5" rear 2" AAL, 18% tint front and rear, color matched grill. SCS wheels 275/70/17 BFG AT KO's. DTRL toggle switch.
    Yeah not bad I just got BFG AT KO's in the 275 and I got discount to match an online price. I paid $1050 out the door so you saved several hundred over me.
     
  9. monsterkx2fiddy

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    It works. I was going to get duratracs but what's the point might as well save a few hundred $.
     
  10. monsterkx2fiddy

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    Btw thats a good price. Next set I buy will be size 285 from treadwright
     
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    838 with lifetime balance
     
  12. 1stacoma

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    I was looking at those. Report back on traction (should be very good) and ride.
     
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    I also have them. But walmart didnt install them.
     
  16. monsterkx2fiddy

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    Ride on road is smooth. Tires are louder. Not as loud as some trucks. I would say there as loud as nittos. I can make it up my driveway going slow in 2wd. Where before I had to get speed to make it up. It should rain her soon so I will try them out in the mud. But I'm happy with them. I'll post done pics later
     
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    I asked for sticky weights but they didn't do that. (i just wanted to get out) one wheel has alot of weights on it. I think I need an alignment now?it doesn't wander but something Is off
     
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    Take your truck in and have the tires road force balanced at a place other than Walmart.
     
  19. monsterkx2fiddy

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    I will do this. Any idea how much it will cost? My local tire shops are a rip off. They said if I got sticky weights it would be 4$ a weight. Wtf? I'll probably get this done next pay check (feel like ive spent to much today). Got raped today with bills and tires.
     
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    It's fairly expensive, but in my opinion worth it. The local Toyota dealer has a Hunter road force balancer and charges $90.
     
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