Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:08:52 -0800
Reply-To: David McNeely <davmcneely40@GMAIL.COM>
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From: David McNeely <davmcneely40@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Tire emergency in Oklahoma City
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Lots of Discount Tires shops in OKC area. Getting a proper Vanagon tire
will require ordering and waiting until it arrives. No one carries them in
stock so far as I know. If you want to order online, Discount will
install, but you'll get just as good a price buying from the installer.
Discount Tires is national, so your warranty and records will be maintained
no matter where you buy and where you need service (so long as you use
Discount Tires). I have no interest in Discount Tires other than as a very
One caveat: If they don't handle the brand you need (Vredestein for
example), then you'll have to get it elsewhwere. They won't order outside
their list of regular suppliers.
On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 8:48 PM, Jason <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'd move it to the front myself. That will keep the diff happy long term.
> On Nov 19, 2017 23:21, "Vincent Dow" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hey gang,
> > Lost a tire 30 minutes ago on I-40, 90 miles east of Oklahoma City. Still
> > not sure what went wrong. My girlfriend was driving, she thought that the
> > wind was pushing us around really hard... until we heard the
> > slap-slap-slap.
> > The tire is smoked.
> > I'm a little concerned about getting a replacement out here. I'm running:
> > Westlake radial SC 301 (195 R14c)
> > The blowout was passenger side rear- both my rears were quite worn. I
> > should probably just get four new tires.
> > Anyone have a recommendation on a tire shop in OK City? I'm gonna have to
> > roll along on my spare which is a 185.
> > That shouldn't be too big a deal? 10 centimeters difference?
> > Or I could try to get all the way to LA on the mismatch set.
> > I have to deal with it tomorrow, and get back on the road.
> > Probably gonna stay in a KOA tonight east of Oklahoma City.
> > Best to all,
> > Vin
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