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Old 03-08-14, 08:53 PM   #1
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For those of you that buy tires online, what sites do you use?

I'm debating on getting tires from 1010tires.com since they're a lot cheaper than most shops here (even after factoring shipping and installation), I'm just wondering if theirs any other sites.(Canadian based to avoid any duties)

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Old 03-09-14, 05:40 AM   #2
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Not sure, but this article might also be helpful to you: http://m.theglobeandmail.com/globe-i...service=mobile
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Not sure, but this article might also be helpful to you: http://m.theglobeandmail.com/globe-i...service=mobile
Not really... but thanks.
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Old 04-30-14, 10:46 AM   #4
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I bought a set of 4 used tires for 60 dollars and then I bought my tires from tirerack.com had it shipped to a recommended installer (KNIGHT AUTOMOTIVE BUICK, PLATTSBURGH, NY 12901). I drove to Plattsburgh which was only an hour away from Montreal. I installed my tires at that location and threw out my old ones to avoid any duty fee at the border. It cost me 90 US$ to install the tires there. From this experience I've learned that you should pick up your tires at that location and have it installed at another local shop nearby. It would be alot cheaper.
BTW I've ordered from 1010tires before. I saved 300$ more going across the border. I went on the black friday weekend so I had an excuse to go across the border. You might need to think of a good excuse without them suspecting you going there for tires. I wouldn't go to ST-Albans because a friend of mine got charged at the border along with a few other people and had to pay extra 15% Canada tax.

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Thanks for the info, I got my tires locally though.
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For people that drive across to the border......make sure you consider the average cost of operating a vehicle is about $0.40-0.50 per km.....
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domestic online: 1010tires, imageinmotion
local: simply tire, tires23
us online: discounttiredirect, tirerack
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For people that drive across to the border......make sure you consider the average cost of operating a vehicle is about $0.40-0.50 per km.....
112 km away from montreal. I still save 200 .
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