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belle tire or discount tire?

i am getting tires in the next week or two and the prices are pretty similar.
i just wanted to get people's opinion about these two stores. pro's and con's all experiences are welcome.

http://www.belletire.com/CustomQuote...geredFitment=0


http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/car...roductId=31921

also, would you man up and get the $99 warranty? is it really worth it? i got the lifetime one on the stockers from the dealer but (knock on wood) i have never needed to use it. so would it be more for piece of mind?
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www.tirerack.com is better
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i'm not shipping. i am buying and having them installed at the store since the prices are way cheaper over there. that tire here when i looked 6-8 months ago was $220 a tire or something.

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that and they don't offer dura's
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what size you getting?
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good choice. well back to the original question. I got nothing lol. just that tirerack is expensive.
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our trucks are gonna look similar. you've got 1"BL on 265s and i'll just be cranked on 265s. i was contemplating the 1" even though i'm not a fan of them. i hope to see your truck at the dunes next month.
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I like discount. There service is pretty good but they will try to blow smoke up your **** to make sales. But everywhere does that. I have never heard of the other place though. And discount will match anything you find cheaper.
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yea, i know it's only like $5 a tire. but that adds up. do you recommend the warranty?
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How much are they a piece? Chances of blowouts are not all that high and chances of multiple blowouts are rare! I mean if its a $125 tire I wouldn't get it. But if it were a $350 Nitto Mud Grap then yeah I would get it. Its up to you but I probably wouldn't.
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our trucks are gonna look similar. you've got 1"BL on 265s and i'll just be cranked on 265s. i was contemplating the 1" even though i'm not a fan of them. i hope to see your truck at the dunes next month.
Hopefully Ill get to go. As of right now its iffy on the dune trip.
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tires are $180. so it's closer to the $125 not worth it end. but it could come in handy if there is a puncture or something
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Well if its in the tread it can be plugged/patched. But in the sidewall its a lot harder. I would opt against it but thats me. Maybe they can cut you a deal. Doesn't hurt to talk to them. Maybe they can cut some tax off and you can get the warranty.
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I usually skip out on the warranty. Im sure someday it will bite me in the *** but havent had an issue yet.
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I absolutely love Discount Tire. The local store near me has the best service I have ever common across. They have earned my business for life

They will beat any price I can find on tires and rotate all my vehicles tires (even if I haven't gotten tires from them on it) for free. Same thing with repairs.
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I have had horrible luck with Discount Tire. I always end up getting what I want at an awesome price, but they always make me work for it. One time they ruined a center cap and gouged a wheel, next time they gave me a two hour runaround, time after that they stole my valve caps, and I could go on.
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I've only used the discount tire here once, but they did have the cheapest tire in town. Although, the staff was a bunch of high school kids that were acting pretty unprofessional while I was waiting.
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i go to discount tire near me great service and they are quick
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I like Belle Tire, they gave me no issues when i got my Tires, and the warranty is worth it IMO. I cut a tire once and all i had to do was bring the rim and tire into them, and they gave me a new tire no problem.
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Yeah service is going to vary by area, I would check them out before committing.
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im a high school kid that works as a tire installer at pep boys and sometimes on slow days it gets boring as all get out and we jack around a lot but weve also never damaged a vehicle or effed things up (knock on wood) sometimes its hard to be proffesional all the time soo dont judge ryan lol
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im a high school kid that works as a tire installer at pep boys and sometimes on slow days it gets boring as all get out and we jack around a lot but weve also never damaged a vehicle or effed things up (knock on wood) sometimes its hard to be proffesional all the time soo dont judge ryan lol
If your at your job you should always be professional. Especially in front of the customers.
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i laugh at the professionalism comments. you need to have some fun but i agree about not being in front of the customers.
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