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      11-13-2009, 04:18 PM   #1
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Where to change tires in Chicagoland?

Hi there! For those of you who has a separate set of winter and summer tires/wheels, where do you bring them to get them put on? Back to the dealership? Or some other shops? I'm just too lazy to do it myself especially I don't have air tools. I used Discount Tires before but I can't say they are exactly the best in the handling department to prevent minor scratches etc.

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      11-14-2009, 10:20 PM   #2
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I would have said discount tire in Lombard. Havent had a bad experience with them yet and ive been going for about 15 years.
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I took mine to Car-x on Grand. $20.00

This after I called Cassidy Tire (river north location) and they told me they wouldn't install anything that they hadn't sold to me. I said, its 10 minutes on your lift and 20 lug bolts and your telling me I can't pay you for that? Silence... Apparently they are making a ton of money and don't want any current/future business.
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Thats shitty of Cassidy Tire..Oh well they probably just lost future business. Thats why I love Discount Tire. They will patch tires free for you...(even if you didnt buy them from them.) It really shows good will and makes people come back. I remember when I got a tire patched way back in the day and when they told me it was free I was shocked. That kept me coming back there for my tires for 15 years. That small gesture created a customer for life. I guess Cassidy Tire has a few things to learn.
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      11-16-2009, 09:04 AM   #5
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I took mine to Car-x on Grand. $20.00

This after I called Cassidy Tire (river north location) and they told me they wouldn't install anything that they hadn't sold to me. I said, its 10 minutes on your lift and 20 lug bolts and your telling me I can't pay you for that? Silence... Apparently they are making a ton of money and don't want any current/future business.
Try Nortown on North Avenue/Elston, I've been having tire work done there for years, they open early and it's first come first served unless you want to leave your car. http://www.nortown.net/index.htm
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      11-20-2009, 12:37 PM   #7
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      11-20-2009, 04:26 PM   #8
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Ashland Auto and Tire (Addison & Ashland), They are super nice and know what the heck they are talking about. Not to mention they dont charge you for all sorts of random crapola. Trust me I have been all over the city looking for a place. When my X3 when out of warranty I just take it there for service and they use oem parts. Check them out on YELP for more reviews.
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