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    Thread: TireRack is AMAZING

    1. Member emmettlodge's Avatar
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      10-05-2012 09:39 AM #1
      I ordered tires yesterday morning. Shipped via regular UPS Ground.

      They just arrived moments ago

      So cool.

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      10-05-2012 09:41 AM #2
      Order my wheels and tires on a Monday afternoon. They showed up the next day at 10am, mounted, balanced and ready to be put on my car
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      10-05-2012 09:41 AM #3
      You mean, UPS is AMAZING?

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      10-05-2012 09:42 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      Order my wheels and tires on a Monday afternoon. They showed up the next day at 10am, mounted, balanced and ready to be put on my car
      That's almost less time than it takes to go to a local shop

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      10-05-2012 09:46 AM #5
      You guys live the next state over, what do you expect?

      I'd be surprised if they didn't arrive in a day or two.
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      10-05-2012 10:08 AM #6
      They arrive up here in the great white north 3 days later. I've been using them for years and have never had an issue.

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      10-05-2012 10:16 AM #8
      you're probably getting them from Tire Rack's warehouse in South Bend Indiana. and considering your proximity to Indiana, that's a majority of the reason they arrived so quickly.
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      10-05-2012 10:28 AM #9
      i live in the same state as tirerack i wonder if i can get 'em shipped and delivered in the same day by 10am

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      10-05-2012 10:30 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by emmettlodge View Post
      I ordered tires yesterday morning. Shipped via regular UPS Ground.

      They just arrived moments ago

      So cool.
      You mean, its great to live next to Indiana where they have a warehouse? Sure does.

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      10-05-2012 10:34 AM #11
      Your posts SUCK.

    12. 10-05-2012 10:39 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by SVTDanny View Post
      You mean, UPS is AMAZING?
      Part of it is in the fact that TireRack can get an order, process it and have things ready to ship the same day.

      I know this seems like something all business should be able to do, but its still a nice service that TireRack has set itself up to be able to offer.

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      10-05-2012 11:01 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Your posts SUCK.
      Blow me.

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      Tire Rack used to be one of my PR clients--great operation, and a great group of folks. The warehouse is a really sophisticated, gigantic operation--it's pretty amazing to watch all the wheels and tires flying overhead through the tracking system.

      Fun fact: Tire Rack shoots all their photos in-house in one of the nicest photo studios you've ever seen. A lot of the car magazines actually come to South Bend to shoot glamour shots of vehicles in the studio, because it's the nicest one for miles (and Tire Rack gladly lets them use it).

      All customer service is done in-house, too--no calling to India there.

      Also, the best part of Tire Rack: the test track (and the CMO's Viper).

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      10-05-2012 11:03 AM #15
      Still, it's pretty cool to order tires/wheels one day and them be putting them on the next.

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      10-05-2012 11:04 AM #16
      ordered My Hankook H727 14" tires for my 96 corolla beater at $67 a piece. total with shipping was about $310.00

      No Tax!
      No Waste Tire Fee!

      oh and a $50.00 Mail in rebate!!!

      i ordered them on Wednesday night around 11pm, they are on a truck for delivery today! I <3 tire rack

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      10-05-2012 11:06 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Your posts SUCK.
      Quote Originally Posted by emmettlodge View Post
      Blow me.

      Wow patrickvr6, nice to know you troll the whole Car Lounge equally. Seriously, do you add ANYTHING to this community? Just go away. This place would be better without you.

    18. 10-05-2012 11:07 AM #18
      I have been ordering from them for years. There distribution is on par with Amazon in my opinion. I love them and will always buy my tires from them.

      I ordered tires last Thursday night and had them at my garage on Monday morning.

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      10-05-2012 11:09 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
      Wow patrickvr6, nice to know you troll the whole Car Lounge equally. Seriously, do you add ANYTHING to this community? Just go away. This place would be better without you.
      Got any fresh pics of your diet caffeine free Porsche? I know I would love to see them.

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      10-05-2012 11:11 AM #20
      My fav part of TireRack is when I am driving past I like to scope the employee parking lot. Right there in front there is a whole line of modded BMWs that park next to eachother every day. Also lots of VW and Mini from what I can see.

      I also drove past on a day they were doing a Miata event at their track.

      Very cool place to break up the monotony of the IN turnpike.

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      10-05-2012 11:15 AM #21
      Might as well go to WalMart to get tires.
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      10-05-2012 11:21 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by SVTDanny View Post
      You mean, UPS is AMAZING?
      Its hard to do this kind of turnaround even with UPS without a pretty sophisticated e-commerce/inventory/warehousing system. Another retailer that is fantastic with this kind of stuff is McMaster-Carr. Its pretty much guarantee you can order anything on their site as late as 5-6pm, and it'll be at your receiving 10am the next day. Makes it a hell of a lot easier to plan for prototype builds.

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      10-05-2012 11:21 AM #23
      I too am very impressed with The TireRack.

      What I love most is that I can have my tires delivered right to my mechanic so I don't have to sign for them at my apartment and then load them into my car to drive them over there. I can just have them shipped straight there.

      Also like the personal service. Right now I'm waiting for two front Pirelli snows to come in while the rears are already here. Larry is holding the rear tires for me while we wait for the front and then will ship them all at once. He's been updating me by phone and email. Great service.

      Also, for Canadian customers they spell out ALL the brokerage fees UPS will charge so there are NO surprises on the bill.

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      10-05-2012 11:22 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Your posts SUCK.
      Get out

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      10-05-2012 11:23 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      Got any fresh pics of your diet caffeine free Porsche? I know I would love to see them.
      Another troll post just trying to take the thread off topic and start a fight.

      Your posts have been reported to a moderator.

    26. 10-05-2012 11:29 AM #26
      I ONLY buy from the Tire Rack. Their research is amazing, and frankly a well run organization like that deserves my business.
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      10-05-2012 11:30 AM #27
      i love that tirerack has a nevada warehouse. no tax and gets here fairly quickly

    28. 10-05-2012 11:34 AM #28
      ordered one set of wheels/tires and about 4 sets of tires

      great business
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      10-05-2012 11:43 AM #29
      I can usually get tires from Tire Rack faster than my local distributor, who is 23 miles away and usually at a better price even with shipping, I just wish they carried some additional lines (mostly Nitto and Federal) and complete lines of Yokohama and Continental, but that is a US market gripe not just Tire Rack.

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      10-05-2012 11:51 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
      Seriously, do you add ANYTHING to this community? Just go away. This place would be better without you.
      I see the pot met the kettle.
      A list of mods, all cars ever owned and something cribbed from a book, song and/or movie were all just here. Sorry you missed out on my unique, snowflake-like individuality.

      Try to understand being offended and being right are NOT the same thing.

    31. 10-05-2012 12:08 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by Accidental L8 apex View Post
      I see the pot met the kettle.

    32. 10-05-2012 12:19 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by Swallow Doretti View Post
      Also, the best part of Tire Rack: the test track (and the CMO's Viper).
      Hah. One of the perks of running a tire retailer: not worrying about the treadwear on your Viper.
      call it potatography

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      10-05-2012 12:20 PM #33
      I agree. I have been using tire rack for 10 years?
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      10-05-2012 12:30 PM #34
      Love TireRack, Love Sarcasm = this thread!!!
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      10-05-2012 12:31 PM #35
      anybody remember the sale discount tire direct had a couple years ago. $100 off any 4 tires purchase and $100 off any 4 wheels purchase. They lost their ass on that sale. I bought a set for my CRX and a winter set on steelies. Saved $400 lol

      Never ordered anything from Tirerack but I window shop their site every time I'm looking for wheels/tires.
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