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    Thread: Any staten island dubs?

    1. 07-17-2012 07:52 PM #71
      Just got the bad news that I might have to work. I'll keep u guys posted.

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      07-17-2012 08:45 PM #72
      Np, keep us posted.

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      07-17-2012 09:53 PM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by vwcrackerjack View Post
      Sweet. Can't wait. Now I really have to get cracking on my coilovers. Any of u know where I can have my tires stretched and balanced on the island? Everywhere I call they say no. I got 15 x 8-1/2 with 165/45/15's goin on.
      Try Ace Discount Tires. 718 720-4223.
      It's on 132 Morningstar rd. near Beyone bridge. I work down the block and they did my car.

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      07-17-2012 10:17 PM #74
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    5. 07-17-2012 10:40 PM #75
      Thank you. I'll give them a call in the am and see if they can help me out. Went to a few places today. Pep boys said they aren't allowed to mount a tire if they can't inflate it. Go figure. Firestone told me they won't be held responsible if they damage the tires mounting them. Im at a loss. Two. companies that primarily deal in tires can't mount a low pro tire. I told them I don't need them to put air or stretch them just get em on the rim for me. How can they be so scared to do what they advertise as an expertise? That's mind boggling to me.

    6. 07-18-2012 07:09 PM #76
      Wound up going to a place that says they could do it. They had the right equipment but they said 165/45/15 wouldn't fit the 8.5 rim. They tried and tried and couldn't get it. I think they were supposed to be doing it from the back of the rim as its a smaller air gap then the front but anyway I've seen 165/45's on 8.5" rims so I know it can be done. Got the wheels on the rims now but there's no air in them. Tried spraying carb cleaner in and exploding them on but they just flame up and don't explode. Idk what to do now. All I know is this sucks

    7. 07-18-2012 08:56 PM #77
      I might be going to waterfest on sat instead i might have work

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      07-18-2012 11:01 PM #78
      Quote Originally Posted by datb0ypr View Post
      I might be going to waterfest on sat instead i might have work
      Let me know definitely by Friday so I'd know what to do on Sunday.

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      07-18-2012 11:03 PM #79
      Have you tried 212motoring on Hylan blvd.? I say you cross the bridge and go to AMS Autowerks in NJ. They know this type of stuff.

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    10. 07-19-2012 07:19 AM #80
      Called 212 they can't do it. Which is totally weird to me. Looking at all the rims in the window with 3-4" lips on em you'd think they had the skills but yet again nope. I really didn't think this would've been such a big deal or I might have gone a different route. My problem with NJ is I Simply do not have time. I've been working 7 days a week aside from fathers day I've worked for about 60 days in a row. I get out of work at 5 so no places are open by the time I can get to them. I'm trying the starter fluid one more time tonight. Thanks

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      07-20-2012 07:37 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by vwcrackerjack View Post
      Called 212 they can't do it. Which is totally weird to me. Looking at all the rims in the window with 3-4" lips on em you'd think they had the skills but yet again nope. I really didn't think this would've been such a big deal or I might have gone a different route. My problem with NJ is I Simply do not have time. I've been working 7 days a week aside from fathers day I've worked for about 60 days in a row. I get out of work at 5 so no places are open by the time I can get to them. I'm trying the starter fluid one more time tonight. Thanks
      Any luck with your wheels and r you coming on Sunday?

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      07-20-2012 07:38 PM #82
      Quote Originally Posted by datb0ypr View Post
      I might be going to waterfest on sat instead i might have work
      Are you still going on Saturday instead?

    13. 07-20-2012 09:33 PM #83
      No luck with the wheels. Feels kinda stupid to have to drive to a Vw show in a dodge. Tried wheels again tonight with ether and one almost sealed to the bead but fell off. Next five or six attempts were all failures.

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      07-20-2012 10:47 PM #84
      Quote Originally Posted by vwcrackerjack View Post
      No luck with the wheels. Feels kinda stupid to have to drive to a Vw show in a dodge. Tried wheels again tonight with ether and one almost sealed to the bead but fell off. Next five or six attempts were all failures.

      That's very disappointing, sorry to hear that.

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      07-21-2012 05:36 AM #85
      Try charleys tire on Richmond road
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      07-21-2012 08:40 AM #86
      heading out to waterfest today didn't reaize this thread was still alive but maybe we can get this to start going again seems like more people got on here anyone thats heading out today and wants to meet up pm me your number or something

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      07-21-2012 09:45 AM #87
      Quote Originally Posted by zack718 View Post
      heading out to waterfest today didn't reaize this thread was still alive but maybe we can get this to start going again seems like more people got on here anyone thats heading out today and wants to meet up pm me your number or something
      Would you be going tomorrow (Sunday)?

    18. 07-21-2012 02:27 PM #88
      I'm actually going tomorrow with some family what time you heading out tommorow?

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      07-21-2012 02:54 PM #89
      Quote Originally Posted by datb0ypr View Post
      I'm actually going tomorrow with some family what time you heading out tommorow?
      We decided to meet @ 11am and leave but one guy from Brooklyn said he wants join us to cruise but he has to be there by 12pm to do something, so I'd find out the earliest he could meet us on the Island and I'd let u know. PM me your number when you can.

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      07-21-2012 09:23 PM #90
      Quote Originally Posted by vwcrackerjack View Post
      No luck with the wheels. Feels kinda stupid to have to drive to a Vw show in a dodge. Tried wheels again tonight with ether and one almost sealed to the bead but fell off. Next five or six attempts were all failures.
      Are you still coming tomorrow (Sunday)?

    21. 07-21-2012 11:11 PM #91
      Nah. Can't make it. Totally bummed over it.

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      07-22-2012 12:18 AM #92
      Quote Originally Posted by vwcrackerjack View Post
      Nah. Can't make it. Totally bummed over it.
      K, np.

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      07-22-2012 09:37 AM #93
      We are meeting @ 10:45am to cruise down WF18, so anyone who wants join us pm me your number by 10:30am. The address is :

      141 E Service Rd
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      08-07-2012 10:11 PM #94
      Anyone going to target tonight?

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      09-07-2012 09:16 PM #95
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      Quote Originally Posted by just4play View Post
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      09-18-2012 03:57 PM #97
      Can anyone recommend an shop that does a proper WHEEL ALIGNMENT?

      Seems like wherever I go, its never 100% complete.

      Looking for places on Staten Island or Central NJ.

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    29. 09-18-2012 09:10 PM #99
      I see some dubs meeting at the target meet on Tuesday's at target....mkv Gli here

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      09-26-2012 05:20 PM #101
      Quote Originally Posted by datb0ypr View Post
      I see some dubs meeting at the target meet on Tuesday's at target....mkv Gli here
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      09-26-2012 05:35 PM #102
      might as well say hi as well, Black mk4 on white rota grids
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      10-23-2012 07:53 PM #103
      Anybody on board for dubrun this weekend?

    34. 11-04-2012 01:46 AM #104
      any dubs waiting to get gas at cosco?

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      11-04-2012 01:14 AM #105
      If I hear they have gas, I'd go and line up

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