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      12-15-2009, 03:03 PM   #23
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I wouldn't even park an M in the Walmart parking lot, let alone allow somebody there to touch it.
LOL! Luckily they only have Target where I live...LOL!

Last time I parked at a Walmart, I ensured to find the farthest spot away from the store with no cars in the area. When I came out, I found an RV on one side and a shitty El Camino on the other.

....oh yeah, and a big ass dent on the drivers side door (my old G35 Coupe).

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      12-15-2009, 03:15 PM   #24
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Hey, I bought an M6 at WalMart....















Of course it was a model car for this year's toy drive for kids....


And hell no on tires or mounting there. Shitty El Camino? Sure! BMW? No!
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      12-15-2009, 11:03 PM   #25
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where do guys go besides the dealership. is it all the same?
NEVER!!!!
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      12-15-2009, 11:10 PM   #26
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BMW dealership quoted me roughly $450 to mount on my winter tires and I got it done at Canadian Tire for 150 tax-in for the same job.

If the wal-mart guys are certified to work, I don't see why not
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      12-16-2009, 12:04 AM   #27
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I actually brought my range rover sport for a tire replacement (20 inch) to Walmart once.
Zero problems so far
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      12-16-2009, 12:33 AM   #28
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First, I worked at Walmart as a Tire & Lube technician. It was a great job and we were a great group of guys I would trust my car with. Having said that, if a BMW came in with 18" or 19" low profile tires we would turn them away. We didn't have the proper equipment to guarantee not scratching the heck out of your wheels. You need to take your car to a BMW dealer or a performance oriented shop that is used to dealing with larger wheels and low profile tires. Don't be affraid to ask if they guarantee no scratches to your wheel. If they can't guarantee that go somewhere else.
Sorry Tut, didn't mean to offend you in any way. Just local WalMart, I would never be in the area to ever go unless I wanted to get shot...yeah it's the exact opposite of where i live and the bad side of town so no Walmart for me.

My post was more of a joke and segway into the peopleofwalmart.com website which I frequent because it is hilarious
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what kind of thread is this?

the answer was, is, and will always be NO!!!!

Unless you are Stupid, then Of Corse Not

After they do whatever it is u want them too, you can officially say with pride that your M3 is made in China
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i wouldnt go to walmart but i wouldnt go to my dealership either... i go to a local tire shop and get it mounted... they offer close to walmart prices and they have tons of balancing and mounting machines capable of doing low profile tires.
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      12-16-2009, 03:29 AM   #31
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Another retarded thread.... We're being invaded by kids...
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      12-16-2009, 03:41 AM   #32
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Not even the local dealership wanted to mess with my rims, instead they used a third party shop (who did awesome work). But Wal Mart? HELL no.
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      12-16-2009, 03:51 AM   #33
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If I had an M3, no. If I had a car I didn't care about, yes.

Is this serious?
+10000000 but there are plenty of good independents for something like the BMW I'm sure and I have no problem using those.
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I'm going to go with 'NO'. I bring mine to a tire specialty store (not a chain) and they manually put my wheels on with a torque wrench etc..... Reasonable price and they do a great job.
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Check with your local Hunter rep (search online) and find out which shops in your area have Hunter mounting and balancing equipment. There's your answer. Go find that shop. Leave Walmart to the minivans.
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