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Old 11-28-2011, 09:27 PM
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Thought I found my tire online, until I saw.....

.....the shipping charge!! $308.00!!!!
I had been searching for an affordable 37x12.50R17 tire for my YJ project, and found the Yokohama Geolandar M/T+ for just $318 each. That was a price I could live with, even though my tire budget is more suited to the 35" tire size, but I want 37's. Anyway, I was shocked to punch in my zip code and have it come back with $308.00. That practically another tire.
Anybody got any links to tire places online that won't kill me on shipping? Would it be better to call the local Yokohama dealers?

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You could try ordering them through a local tire dealer. They usually do not charge for shipping to the store if you pay for them and pick them up there. You could also check with our Forum vendor for Discount Tire and see what he can do for you.

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Discount tire direct. Free shipping.
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thats kinda crappy tire in a 37. if your stepping up to play in the sand box with the big boys be ready to pay.

i highly suggest the vendor section on pirate 4x4 for tires and if you can get them shipped truck freight UPS dose not like tires over 35s.

2 years ago I picked up a set of 5 37x12.5 17 pitbulls for like $1500ish or so shipped for a friend project just to give you an idea
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Discount tire direct. Free shipping.
Thanks!!! You saved me $212.00!!!
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And a $50 forum discount. And they have $50 discount if you get 4 tires. $100 if you get wheels and tires. Getting better?

Oh and $100 tread lightly rebate on 4 goodyears.
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And a $50 forum discount. And they have $50 discount if you get 4 tires. $100 if you get wheels and tires. Getting better?

Oh and $100 tread lightly rebate on 4 goodyears.
Even better!! Thanks!! What do I have to type in to get the forum discount?
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Even better!! Thanks!! What do I have to type in to get the forum discount?
Just ask for it. I worked with earl at extension 51880. Give him a shout.
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Discount tire direct i have bought several sets.. Free shipping. I just got 5 nitto mud grapplers 37x12.50/17 for 1860.00 to my door.. The will beat anybodys price just ask em
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Are you looking for wheels and tires?
Just tires. Wifey is buying me a set of wheels for Christmas.
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Just tires. Wifey is buying me a set of wheels for Christmas.
Consider getting it all from DTD. They will mount, inflate, and balance all for free.
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Got my 33s from discount tire direct. Great guys over there! With 2 rebates I got 4 tires for $640 shipped to my door. I was very happy with discount.
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when I was tire shopping I searched alot on the net,shipping was crazy.
what I wound up doing was going to a small local shop,talked to the owner and he got them shipped,balanced and installed for $400 cheaper than any internet price.

He was the owner and worked for himself,so he didnt have to mark it up.
give it a try,dont go to big tire shops
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Is this site legit, they are the cheapest that I have seen...by far. Even with shipping! Thanks
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And a $50 forum discount. And they have $50 discount if you get 4 tires. $100 if you get wheels and tires. Getting better?

Oh and $100 tread lightly rebate on 4 goodyears.
So, say I join Tread Lightly, (I'm all for a clean environment, except I don't believe in the global warming tripe) and step up from the Yokohama's to the Goodyear MT/R Kevlars. The 1,583.84 price tag gets reduced by:
$50 forum discount
$100 tread lightly rebate for Goodyears
$80 rebate from Goodyear until Dec. 3rd (assuming I can take both rebates)
(I didn't see the $50 discount for buying 4 tires on their site, so I'm not including it)
That takes it down to $1,333.84. Am I wrong on any of this? The MT/R's are on back order, but that's OK, I'm not in a rush for tires.

*edit: I went to tread lightly's site, and it sounds like I can't use both rebates.
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are you going to use the 37s on the street or they just trail tires

if they are just trail tires hit up trail worthy fab and get a price on Pitbulls.
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are you going to use the 37s on the street or they just trail tires

if they are just trail tires hit up trail worthy fab and get a price on Pitbulls.
75% street, 25% trails. Not a DD, a weekend ride.
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then scratch my post pitbulls don't like pavement
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I've decided to step up a little and go with the Nitto Trail Grapplers, from Discount Tire Direct.
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are you going to use the 37s on the street or they just trail tires

if they are just trail tires hit up trail worthy fab and get a price on Pitbulls.
are the recentered wheels good? I mean do they make sure they are straight? I was told by local your shops not to get them because they'll never be straight or "streetable" let alone wobbling and getting them balanced.

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