[ba] JITT. see explanation =)
kevyn at mac.com
Fri Aug 31 16:31:04 EDT 2001
I had them sent to Wheel Techniques in Campbell, and I have no idea what
they will charge, because of a back log I'm taking them elsewhere, as I'm
not willing to wait until Tuesday to get them installed.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt twentyV" <matt_20v at yahoo.com>
To: "Kevyn Shortell" <kevyn at mac.com>; "'ba-audifans'"
<ba-group at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 12:04 PM
Subject: Re: [ba] JITT. see explanation =)
> Which tire shop did you use to receive the tires
> from Tire Rack, and what was their install fee? Last
> time I considered ordering bare tires from TR the few
> shops I called were shall we say, unenthusiastic about
> installing tires from Tire Rack. So the last couple
> sets I just went to Americas Tire on Brokaw Rd. They
> matched the "magazine" prices and the installation fee
> was reasonable, but the CA sales tax hurts.
> I'm trying to nurse S4's stock tires until ski season
> and hold off until next spring to buy new Hi Perf
> summer tires.
> Matt Rooke
> '91cq- Borbet rims/ Yoko A520s from Tire Rack
> '00S4- summer: rims/ tires from... Audi
> winter: Mille Miglia rims/ Michelin Pilot
> Alpins from.. Tire Rack
> --- Kevyn Shortell <kevyn at mac.com> wrote:
> > So,
> > Yesterday, coming home from Northbay,I get a flat on
> > my S4's left rear tire,
> > I expected it, they are fairly toast from my
> > 'exploring' the capabilities of
> > my S4.
> > Just didn't expect it so soon.
> > Put on the silly little doughnut, and grumble that
> > Audi puts real spares on
> > the sedan, but not the wagon, and come to the
> > conclusion that the spares
> > lame 50 mile restriction, won't get me anywhere near
> > home, and every
> > shop on the planet that I called, is out of P6000
> > 225/45R17s...
> > The amusing part is, 2 days before I had called Tire
> > Rack and ordered
> > a set of P6000s, so as I'm sitting there grumbling,
> > my cell phone rings,
> > and it's the tire shop saying, your P6000s just came
> > in. =)
> > Heh. SO....new term JITT. Just In Time Tires. You
> > get a flat, tire shows
> > up that day =)
> > Kevyn
> > 01 S4 Avant.
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