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Old 10-16-2009, 07:18 PM
Brian Martin,Freelance adviser
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Originally Posted by trees
Brian, we thought of the install tire, mask and paint, but decided against it. JB has friends through out this area and one of those has a wheel and tire shop. He took the new tires and freshly painted wheels to him. They installed the tires without the use of tools, only lots of slick'um so there was not a scratch on the rims. Additionally, they had pre spun the rims on the balancer to get an ideal as to how true they were. After they installed the tires, they spun the wheel and tire to check how much weight was required to balance. They would then reposition the tire and repeat until each wheel took the minimum weight. The end result was two wheels have no weight (they go on the front, two have less than 3/16 oz weight (they go on the back) and the spare has about 1/4 oz. Talk about service!!!

That is some service, few of us would ever dream of getting someone at a tire shop with so much passion.

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