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Re: Kris, Listen to this....... (archive)

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Posted by dgm3 on January 05, 2000 at 08:57:04:

In Reply to: Kris, Listen to this....... posted by CCM911 on January 04, 2000 at 16:31:16:

I have had much luck with NTB. I get my track tires mounted there, but I make sure to tell them how much a new Fikse wheel is before they mount and unmount tires. They usually put there best tire guy on it andhe balances the wheels inside and out. I have had good luck so far....knock on wood.

96 M3
: A few years back when I was severely lacking in funds, I took my VW Fox to SEARS to have some new front struts put in. I got the car back and all seemed ok. Two mornings later, my father took the car for a cigarette run. On the way back he felt something strange, and the next thing he knew, there was no steering. Some idiot had assembled the car improperly. Luckily, he was going slow, so nothing bad happened. The mechanics at SEARS are just awful. Watch out for their sister store, NTB, as well. I had four new Pirellis put on my E30 and the front end had an awful shimmey. A month later I had the car serviced at the dealer and mentioned the shimmey. They checked it out, rebalanced the tires and all was well. You just can't win.

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