dc/nova: group buy on tire changing machine?

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by scorch, Aug 29, 2004.

  1. scorch

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    Who would go in on this? Keep at someones house that is central to all of us.

    I spend too much money on changing tires. Cad cycles used to charge 20$, now they charge 40$ per tire. If each put in 150$ and we get 10 people, than we can get a real nice unit.
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  2. GS Spirit

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    How many tire changers do you need in VA anyway?
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  3. Steverino

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    I got a share in the tire changer in Charlottesville I'll sell ya.....:evil

    $65 bring your own weights......1/2 the money will go to weights and the balancer the rest to a compressor.
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  4. 2ndSPACE

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    Still need a compressor?
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  5. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Yes I do...I left mine at Harpoon's so you guys could use it. Not sure what I am gonna do.
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  6. 2ndSPACE

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    I see if I can find any deals around here. If not I'll seen Harpoon a donation to go to HD and get one.
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  7. scorch

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    soo... No one wants to go in on the machine? :cry
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  8. scorch

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    harborfreight.com has a really nice semi automatic one for 999$.

    I heard they are coming to Baltimore, MD. So it can be picked up.

    1000 divided by 4 people is 250$ per person. a 250$ share would be paid off by paying 30$ per tire at a regular shop around our area by 4 changes(front and rear). And this tire changing machine can do car tires as well.

    Its not worth buying if its only 1 person. I really don't care where its stored. I vote to store it in Xsquiggys place, since he is pretty central to most. But we can alternate the place from time to time as well.
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  9. scorch

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    Ill put my 250$ as well. Pays for itself.

    Where do you dispose of your tires?
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  10. harpoon

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    If you are willing to ride all the way out of NOVA :rolleyes to Poonville, I do tire changes for $20 and the $ goes to a good cause :1drink

    You can have your tires shipped here for only 5 dollar stocking and handleing fee!
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    Auto Zone takes used oil, batteries and tires no charge.
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  12. harpoon

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    I was just kidding about the 20 dollar tire changes. Just trying to get a rise outta the VATCSHers. We would have to have a board meeting and vote on going public.
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  13. 2ndSPACE

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    Loudoun Motorsports is a rip off. I won't ever go there again unless its' an emergency. They charges me $30 to balance a wheel, wouldn't order me a chain because it wasn't for something they sell. THEY SUCK:boid
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