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      10-02-2008, 03:33 PM   #1
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tire-totes for snow tires

I got my snow tires from Gill today. Blizzaks on KM-11's with BMW centre caps and they look great. I got a set of Michelin Tire-totes at Costco today for $30. Those things are worth the $$$. It covers them up and makes them very easy to carry. I had to carry them into my basement and it made it very easy. I had some stupid plastic bags for my last set of snow's and they sucked to carry tires with! If you have a set of snows...go to Costco for the tire-totes!
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      10-02-2008, 04:08 PM   #2
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I want those. Which Costco did you go to?
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      10-02-2008, 04:14 PM   #3
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I got them at the Langley Costco. They had a whole pallet of them so you shouldn't have trouble getting them.
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      10-02-2008, 05:03 PM   #4
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$30 for 4 totes? no way...! I'm going to check local in Toronto...
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      10-02-2008, 11:26 PM   #5
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I thought I can just change over my caps from my summer wheels to my winters... I got the darker (satin or so) KM-11s from Gill as well but they came with their original centre caps...
please don't break my heart and tell me I will have to drive with those all winter
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      10-02-2008, 11:30 PM   #6
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I thought I can just change over my caps from my summer wheels to my winters... I got the darker (satin or so) KM-11s from Gill as well but they came with their original centre caps...
please don't break my heart and tell me I will have to drive with those all winter

Stock Caps will fit the KM 11's don;t worry brotha.

Can anyone in T.O. confirm if these tote thingy's are available at a Costco in the GTA?
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      10-03-2008, 12:03 AM   #7
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I thought I can just change over my caps from my summer wheels to my winters... I got the darker (satin or so) KM-11s from Gill as well but they came with their original centre caps...
please don't break my heart and tell me I will have to drive with those all winter
Gill installed the BMW center caps on my snows. They aren't very expensive. Just get a set for him and use those. I think the set of 4 was under $20. They look very good. The casual observer would think I spent $$$ on factory BMW wheels for my snow tires.
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      10-03-2008, 11:22 AM   #8
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I know the totes are available at Calgary Costco's so I would think it's likely that they are in GTA as well. I got mine through Gill when I ordered my wheels and tires, but $30 is a great deal.
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      10-03-2008, 02:23 PM   #9
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Sorry to be a dope, but can someone PM or point me to Gill's contact info!

Thanks!
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      10-03-2008, 02:52 PM   #10
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Sorry to be a dope, but can someone PM or point me to Gill's contact info!

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There's a number on the Tire Rack banner at the top right of the page.

You can also find his posts in the Wheels & Tires forum.

Or you can pm him.

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      10-03-2008, 10:10 PM   #11
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Picked them up today. Good buy. Thanks for the pointer.
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      10-05-2008, 08:30 AM   #12
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There's a number on the Tire Rack banner at the top right of the page.

You can also find his posts in the Wheels & Tires forum.

Or you can pm him.

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Thanks V. !
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      10-05-2008, 04:08 PM   #13
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BTW, picked up the tire totes from CDN Tire today. Best part is that they tell you availability closest to you.

http://www.canadiantire.ca/browse/pr...=1223240725041

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      10-06-2008, 09:00 AM   #14
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was it 30$ at cosco for the pair ???
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      10-06-2008, 11:09 AM   #15
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It was for a set of four.
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      10-06-2008, 11:36 AM   #16
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Sounds like Canadian tire is expensive then. at 22$ per set. Thks
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