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Tint, tires, and alignments...

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by 0uTkAsT, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Jun 27, 2011 at 10:35 PM
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    0uTkAsT

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    Hey guys, I'd like some recommendations from the local folks if you wouldn't mind?

    First, I'd like to know of a good place to get windows tinted for a fair price. Tint is going in a small single-cab truck with no sliding rear window, and I'm only looking to go 30% or so, not very dark, just to keep it cooler in the summer.

    I'd also like recommendations for a good shop to install a set of front shocks and do an alignment. Matt told me Firestone does lifetime alignments for $160 which is cool but I've also heard they can do shitty work.

    Finally, I need a few 265 Hankook AT-Ms and there's been a lot of talk in here about cheap tire shops and such, so I'm wondering if anyone knows of the best place that stocks Hankooks? I'd appreciate it!
     
  2. Jun 28, 2011 at 5:55 AM
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    Awesome, thank you for the suggestions!!
     
  3. Jun 28, 2011 at 6:48 AM
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    +1 on Shumans, they aligned the front end on my truck and did an awesome job!

    Save $$ and do the shocks yourself! All you need for that is some hand tools, beer, spring compressor and more beer. I know Steve (OH-MAN) has BADASS spring compressor as well, seen that bad boy in action!
     
  4. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:32 AM
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    I Have spring compressors as well Josh. We an knock those out this weekend.

    Direct Tires here In Tempe off Priest and Elliot has good deals. Tires, rims, alignment. My buddy did his whole set up there. That's where i was going to go with my 06.

    Dude.. I go into Desert Rat all the time.. Ive never seen or even knew there was a TW member working there. Lol. Damn.. need to go in there again.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:33 AM
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    .....and dont you have all-terrains right now?
     
  6. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:41 AM
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    Ya I work there lol come say hi some time Josh!

    For my alignment I go to network which is great! 3 month warranty and they never complain, at least not yet, when I come back every month and tell them I hit a potholes lol
     
  7. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:47 AM
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    Sweet man. I'll be lookin for some icon coil overs, UCA'S, and rear resi's soon. Some black magics. The list is forever long. Lol

    Josh you gonna do this stuff this weekend? I'm gonna tackle my Satoshi. If you wanna do a mini mod day let me know. Lol
     
  8. Jun 28, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    I'm pretty sure tire masters stocks hankooks at their warehouse. They have really good prices. If ya wanna give them a shot their # is 623-869-8695
     
  9. Jun 28, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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    Woo, thanks for all the responses guys. Good to know about the spring compressors. Thanks for the rec's on the shops too. I take the the general consensus is to not fall for the lifetime alignment thing at Firestone?

    Oliver, I still need to stop in there and say hey sometime.

    Josh, I don't have the I have the shocks yet. I'm putting 5100s under the front to level the truck until I figure out what kind of suspension I ultimately want to go with but I haven't ordered them yet. Let me know when you're doing your grille, we can definitely work something out! As for the tires, I have three 265 Rugged Fails, a 245 spare, and one Hankook Dynapro ATM. The Hankook has been awesome, but the Rugged Fails fail ruggedly and they're pretty worn out. The undersized spare sucks too so I'd like to use the best BFG to replace it.
     
  10. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    got ya.. alright man. Well im not sure what day I'll be doin the grill. depends on if I'll be up North or not. Ill keep you posted though for sure man. Hopefully you get the shocks and tires figured out man.
     
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    For alignments I go to Schumans

    For Tires I go to Discount Tire, I got my Hankooks ATMs there for $580 OTD with warranty in a 265/75/16

    I need to get my tint done too so :popcorn:
     
  12. Jun 28, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    Sounds good. Tires aren't real urgent, but I'd like to get the 5100s to put on soon. I'll probably order them this week, and since you have a spring compressor and Matt will be in town maybe we can set aside a Saturday or something for a mini mod day?

    Wow, everyone loves Schumans. I've never heard of the place but I think I'm sold. I got the Hankook I have at Discount, and I like Discount because they're all over which is good for warranties and such.

    Still open for more tint shops. :)
     
  13. Jun 28, 2011 at 9:32 PM
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    yeah man.. we can get a mod day goin. we can get Matt's lazy ass to wire up his Halo's. maybe ill have some black magics to wire up as well.

    Discount tire is always good for tires. My Uncle is a higher up at Discount. I got my BFG AT's for some low price.. i cant remember it was years ago.
     
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    Hook up? :D
     
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    i can help with the shocks also!
     
  16. Jun 28, 2011 at 10:38 PM
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    Sweet. Mini mod day sounds fun!
     
  17. Jun 29, 2011 at 7:27 AM
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    Yeah man.. ill see. I told him a few weeks ago i was looking for some Toyo Open Country's.. so maybe I can put in an order for three hankooks too.

    We could try for the 9th or 10th for the mod day..
     
  18. Jun 29, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    Damn I would be down to help but I leave for New York City the 9th-15th. I will probably miss the Underdog mini-meet too :(
     
  19. Jun 29, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    Sounds great guys!

    Nooooooooooo!! :pout:
     
  20. Jun 29, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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    Damn you.. lol. It's cool. Id go to new York too man. Haha
     
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