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Old 11-10-2009, 01:49 PM   #1
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Gettinf front tire mounted

I just bought a brand new tire for my bike and everyone wants to charge me a arm and a leg to mount and balance because i didnt buy the tire from them anyone got any ideas??
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Old 11-10-2009, 01:51 PM   #2
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Here's an idea...


Do it yourself. A 20 minutes, pair of tire irons and a couple of 2x4"s is all ya need.

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Old 11-10-2009, 01:52 PM   #3
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I just bought a brand new tire for my bike and everyone wants to charge me a arm and a leg to mount and balance because i didnt buy the tire from them anyone got any ideas??
shops gotta make $ somehow, if they aren't gonna make it on a product, they;re gonna make it on labor....

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Old 11-10-2009, 01:53 PM   #4
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how much are they charging you?
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Old 11-10-2009, 01:55 PM   #5
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i just setup my HF tire changer. Did two tires in under 20 minutes. One of those being a stiff 21" dirtbike tire. Will be better after I mod it out for myself.

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Old 11-10-2009, 02:34 PM   #6
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They want 75.00 i was gonna do it my self, but i was wondering about the balancing deal will it make a big enough differece?
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:36 PM   #7
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It will make a big difference! Try sunny shop!
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:37 PM   #8
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yes

talk w/ M/U i think it's $35, and relatively close......and yes people ride around w/ tires around their waist. lol
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:42 PM   #9
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$75?????
I assume the wheel is still on the bike for that price. If you carry in the wheel and tire, most places are $35-40.
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:47 PM   #12
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If you can take the wheel in off of the bike, the charge should be considerably reduced.
Dont know if this is an option for you, though.
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If you are going to do it yourself, and this is your first time, get a knowledgeable friend to show you how. As for the balancing, forget that unless you are Keith Code, Valentino Rossi, etc. Just throw some Ride-On TPS in the tires and it will balance the tires for you every time you ride, plus it will help you from getting flats and blowouts. http://www.ride-on.com/prod_mot.asp
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If you are on the southside, take it to Sunny motorsport.

Check them out they are a sponsor on here. Can't go wrong with any shop on here.
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Old 11-10-2009, 03:05 PM   #15
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i called Motorcycles Unlimited they told me 35 where are the located from kingwood.. and yea iam gonna be riding with the tire around my waiste cause im on my bike and bought my tire on lunch break haha brand new tire with tag still on it for $45... i love people who buy for there bikes and then get rid of them hahaha
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