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#3209680 - 12/07/13 05:07 PM Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost
Indydriver Offline


Registered: 03/20/11
Posts: 1330
Loc: Indiana
Best promo of the year from Bridgestone, effective Jan 3-20, also includes 15% off any service. I'm buying a new set of S-04 summers and storing 'til spring. This is a real deal.

https://www.upaywhatwepay2014.com/xpVgD

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#3209719 - 12/07/13 05:45 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
shadow7 Offline


Registered: 09/05/10
Posts: 215
Loc: VA
what is the catch?

Probably requires you to get alignment and years of rotations...
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#3209734 - 12/07/13 05:58 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
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Catch seems to be you have to go to or call a store for pricing. By then you're halfway committed.

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#3209748 - 12/07/13 06:11 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
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Not doubting the OP, just wondering how a customer would go about confirming that they are paying $1 above the store cost. Have some kind of invoice to show the buyer? Interesting promotion concept though.

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#3209761 - 12/07/13 06:25 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
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No catch. Take a Tire Rack price list in with you and see.

There is no other obligation. Rotations are free for the life of the tires. And I like their lifetime alignment program--pay 2X first time then get an alignment every time you rotate your tires. They're hard to beat really. Plus, since it's a national chain, if you have a problem while traveling, you can get road hazard coverage just about anywhere. Sure, they'll try to sell you other stuff while your there but whadda ya expect? It ain't an org.


Edited by Indydriver (12/07/13 06:26 PM)
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#3209815 - 12/07/13 07:31 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
SLATRON Offline


Registered: 10/20/13
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Loc: upstate NY
you can see the tire price if you go to the website I just did on my phone. I think the catch is the tires are really expensive, and they didn't have very much selection for my car. mavis tires where I live has much better prices.


Edited by SLATRON (12/07/13 07:32 PM)

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#3210989 - 12/09/13 07:23 AM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
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Registered: 08/12/11
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Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.
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#3211573 - 12/09/13 06:18 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: zerosoma]
Indydriver Offline


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Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.

Discriminating about oil but not tires?
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#3211624 - 12/09/13 07:17 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: zerosoma]
KenO Offline


Registered: 10/29/07
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Loc: Auburn, GA
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.



Are you allowed to buy them carry-out and mount them yourself (for those of us with tire changers at home)??
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#3211787 - 12/09/13 10:26 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
FloatingBrick Offline


Registered: 12/28/06
Posts: 312
Loc: Georgia
Quote:
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.


Quote:
Discriminating about oil but not tires?


What makes you think zerosoma is not discriminating about tires?

After discount and rebate I just paid DTD $306 for a set of 225X60X16 CS4s delivered to the door and then $57 for mounting and balancing.

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#3211793 - 12/09/13 10:32 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: FloatingBrick]
KenO Offline


Registered: 10/29/07
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Loc: Auburn, GA
Originally Posted By: FloatingBrick
Quote:
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.


Quote:
Discriminating about oil but not tires?


What makes you think zerosoma is not discriminating about tires?

After discount and rebate I just paid DTD $306 for a set of 225X60X16 CS4s delivered to the door and then $57 for mounting and balancing.



This is just a guess but, I'm going to assume it's a poke at Firestone quality.
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#3212353 - 12/10/13 01:30 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: KenO]
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Originally Posted By: KenO
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.



Are you allowed to buy them carry-out and mount them yourself (for those of us with tire changers at home)??


Just tell 'em you'll mount 'em next month but money's tight etc. Leave out the part about "elsewhere".

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#3212924 - 12/10/13 10:20 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: FloatingBrick]
zerosoma Offline


Registered: 08/12/11
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Loc: south dakota, usa
Originally Posted By: FloatingBrick
Quote:
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.


Quote:
Discriminating about oil but not tires?


What makes you think zerosoma is not discriminating about tires?

After discount and rebate I just paid DTD $306 for a set of 225X60X16 CS4s delivered to the door and then $57 for mounting and balancing.


Yeah... What? Don't know how I stirred Indy's pot but I did plenty of research before buying. Great tires btw, put them on yesterday.
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#3213038 - 12/11/13 04:32 AM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: zerosoma]
Indydriver Offline


Registered: 03/20/11
Posts: 1330
Loc: Indiana
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Originally Posted By: FloatingBrick
Quote:
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
Just bought rubber myself, won't need any for awhile. $250 for the set, $50 to put on. $20 rotations at wal mart.


Quote:
Discriminating about oil but not tires?


What makes you think zerosoma is not discriminating about tires?

After discount and rebate I just paid DTD $306 for a set of 225X60X16 CS4s delivered to the door and then $57 for mounting and balancing.


Yeah... What? Don't know how I stirred Indy's pot but I did plenty of research before buying. Great tires btw, put them on yesterday.

LOL, it doesn't take much...what do you get for $60 per tire from WM?
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#3214006 - 12/11/13 11:25 PM Re: Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost [Re: Indydriver]
thejaredhuang Offline


Registered: 02/09/09
Posts: 2
Loc: CA
FWIW last time they had this I checked out the prices and they were still not that cheap, its prob $20 off the "normal price". BTW Tire Rack's prices aren't the best out there either. At least in SoCal I personally know 3 shops that list cheaper than Tire Rack's price every time and this doesn't include what Tire Rack costs to ship.

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