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Old 11-06-2007, 04:39 PM   #1
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The tire fairy came and dropped something off today...

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i like that staggered look

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tires for my girlfriend's 300zx

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not bad since it was all FREE thanks to Michelin for the tire money one can accrue over a couple of years for working there
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Old 11-06-2007, 05:30 PM   #2
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free is nice
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Old 11-06-2007, 05:36 PM   #3
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Michelin owns BFG?
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NICE. tire hookup? yes? maybe?
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Old 11-06-2007, 08:03 PM   #5
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Michelin owns BFG?
yeah, michelin owns BFG and Uniroyal. A couple of weeks ago they had their car show with the bf goodrich tractor trailer that hauls their **** to drift events and such. Saw a fat-*** tire with some japanese writing on it when i was snoopin around in there
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Old 11-06-2007, 08:04 PM   #6
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NICE. tire hookup? yes? maybe?
yeah, used to get so much tire money per year, but i can still get discontinued tires. Like BFG T/A's for $20 a pop (currently on my 240 and miata)
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michelin owns a controlling share of hankook. which explains fat-*** tire with some japanese writing on it. korean looks similar to japanese.
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its all greek to me
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some BFGs are really hankooks
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yeah, used to get so much tire money per year, but i can still get discontinued tires. Like BFG T/A's for $20 a pop (currently on my 240 and miata)
t/a kdw?
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Old 11-06-2007, 09:40 PM   #11
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no just the radial T/A's, but still think their ok for $20
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Yep. And Bridgestone owns Firestone and Fusion.
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no just the radial T/A's, but still think their ok for $20
for $20, that would be a great drifting tire.
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Old 11-06-2007, 10:43 PM   #14
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well i have 6 of them , so i'll keep them until i wear them all out at the track
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so hook us up with pricing on the bfg r-compound.
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Old 11-07-2007, 09:58 AM   #16
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yeah sure, do you guys really think that you'd get those before me?
i can just get baseline plane jane tires fo cheap, not the sporty stuff
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My wifes dad works for Michelin in greenville SC. He gets these good deals on tires alot. I think I need to hit him up again for some more tires.
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I got a visit yesterday too. Would have loved free, but this was from the dicounttiredirect deal.
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buying in bulk ?
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