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    Thread: Help finding a shop that can stretch tires... Central MA

    1. Member x_GTI_x's Avatar
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      07-03-2012 07:19 PM #1
      So my wheels came in today, checked 4 different shops to get tires mounted and no one could get the bead to seat. 3 shops tried with the cheetah, but I feel like they didn't really give a ****.

      Wheel specs are 18x8.5/18x9.5 tires are 215/40 all around... I'm in central MA if anyone has any suggestions.
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    2. 07-03-2012 09:34 PM #2
      i have my personal tire machines and stretch tons of tires i also live in holland, MA. msg me 8608885114 names josh.

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      07-03-2012 10:57 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by x_GTI_x View Post
      So my wheels came in today, checked 4 different shops to get tires mounted and no one could get the bead to seat. 3 shops tried with the cheetah, but I feel like they didn't really give a ****.

      Wheel specs are 18x8.5/18x9.5 tires are 215/40 all around... I'm in central MA if anyone has any suggestions.
      sounds like they didn't try. try tire warehouse. i used to work for them and i used to stretch all day everyday
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      07-05-2012 08:55 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by mkIIIdub90 View Post
      sounds like they didn't try. try tire warehouse. i used to work for them and i used to stretch all day everyday
      hey thanks for the heads up.

      I ended up contacting Goya^^^ and hes gonna try mounting them tonight after i get off work.

      He ended up being really damn local... like right down the street
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      07-05-2012 09:34 AM #5
      they couldn't do a 215 on a 8.5 really????

      i would never go to any of those places again

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      07-05-2012 09:37 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by JettaGT8V80 View Post
      they couldn't do a 215 on a 8.5 really????

      i would never go to any of those places again
      i didnt even bother with the 8.5's lol.

      i figured id get the 9.5's out of the way first and the 8.5 would be a cakewalk. I wanted all or nothing anyways.
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    7. 07-06-2012 12:59 AM #7
      Glad i could help, send me some pics bolted up.

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      07-08-2012 11:01 AM #8
      just wondering what you guys think about a 215/35 on a 18x9.5 if its possible or just stupid considering a 215/40 was trouble for the 9.5 thanks

    9. 07-08-2012 08:22 PM #9
      I've done it before and im sure it rides very poorly.

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      07-09-2012 12:53 AM #10
      thanks..hopefully the ride isnt too bad but the looks will make up for it

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      07-09-2012 09:13 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by massivemax View Post
      just wondering what you guys think about a 215/35 on a 18x9.5 if its possible or just stupid considering a 215/40 was trouble for the 9.5 thanks
      goya is right, stick to a 40 series on 18's.
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      07-09-2012 09:33 AM #12
      i only need the tires for a few weeks because i wont be driving it for the rest of the summer, but i'm definatly going to get new 40s for next sumer

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      07-09-2012 10:48 AM #13
      unless you are on air in a mkv a 35 on a 18 with stretch looks dumb as hell

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      07-09-2012 11:08 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Goya View Post
      Glad i could help, send me some pics bolted up.
      like i said man, you were a lifesaver getting those things on. my other tires were BAD.

      heres a couple crappy cell pics... im trying to get my buddy dan to take some legit pics.

      car is dirty as hell in all of these



      (I KNOW I NEED DROP PLATES )



      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      No. Smell has a very strong connection in the brain with feelings... or if you're walking past A&F you might think of that chick you fingerblasted when you were 15.
      Goon Squad x Bagriders x Gengstout

    15. 07-11-2012 08:43 PM #15
      looks on point, I'm painting my wagon on friday if you wanna do a shoot on saturday lmk ill bring my camera and gear with me.

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