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Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Asatrur, Feb 23, 2007.

  1. Asatrur

    Asatrur KLR adv rider

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  2. gosling1

    gosling1 Been here awhile

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    I normally use SWMoto for my mail order tires, but they stopped carrying the OEM for my ST1100. Based on a recommendation from a lister over on the ST1100 list, I tried American Motorcycle Tire - didn't have any issues and was pleased with the transaction - I'll use them again for this particular tire.
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  3. raysuf

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    No, but there prices are inline with Southwest Moto Tire or tires unlimited. I've bought about 3 sets of tires from Southwest Moto tire and have been told good things about tires unlimited.
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  4. Asatrur

    Asatrur KLR adv rider

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    Tires unlimited does not appear to carry what I need and SWMOTO is closed right now, but I am going to see what their prices are on my tires. I am choosing to go with the OE tires for my Connie since I can not make a decision on something new with all the opinions on what to mount. I had a good 10K on my old tires, so they will do for another 10K until I get more info.
    I will check with SW, but these guy can ship me front and back for 166 with tax and shipping and I am not sure many people will be able beat that. So far 214 inclusive is the next best price from MC super store.
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  5. jtwind

    jtwind Wisconsin Airhead

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    I've bought tires from them, no problems. The prices are such that you have to include shipping and see whose cheaper. It varies back and forth. JT
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  6. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    i've used them 7 or 8 times now. no problems and when something is out of stock they notified me quickly and refunded me asap.
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  7. Knobbie

    Knobbie Ex Teams

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    If you need 2 or more SWMoto is a few dollars cheaper. If you only need one, Chaparral usually has the best price I've found. I used to buy from STARCycle but as soon as they got a little press they stopped being competitive. YRMV
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  8. Asatrur

    Asatrur KLR adv rider

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    I sent an email to AM tire with this and am waiting to hear back, so I thought might ask here.
    I have a bill for 2 tires that totals 165 and some change and they say for AMEX there is fee of 1.10% of the total and paypal is 0.50% of the total and when I do the math that comes out to 181 and change and paypal is 89 dollars. Does anyone who has used them and these payment methods know if it is .110 for AMEX and .050 for paypal?
    Thanks,
    Devin
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  9. Hakatan

    Hakatan quality > quantity

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    Don't know about the vendors or their fees, but you might want to check your decimal places.

    1.10% of $165 is approximately $1.82
    0.50% of $165 is approximately 83 cents!

    Just use whichever payment method is better for you. The difference is less than a buck :deal
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  10. Boatman

    Boatman Membership has it's privileges ;-)

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    I've used AMT 3 times and had 2 bad experiences. The first time everything went great. The other 2 the tires were out of stock. I placed my order well in advance of needing them, never got any notification and had absolutely no luck in contacting them to find the status of the orders. Ended up buying high priced tires locally so I could make the rides. Calling and emailing them was fruitless. The first delay was because they were in the process of a move but the was no explanation or appology for the second.

    One of these days I'll get up the nerve to try them again.
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  11. Asatrur

    Asatrur KLR adv rider

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    Well, they replied to all my questions about the fees which I was dumbass and did the math wrong on and also the verification of whether I had the right tire picked out. I will let you know who things work out.
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  12. Asatrur

    Asatrur KLR adv rider

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    Well,
    American Moto came through. I got my tires today via FedEx with no issues. I am going to see I can get them on this weekend, but anyway here a positive votes for American Moto tire.http://www.americanmototire.com/
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