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On 12 Sep 2011 at 5:04pm DrDumpling wrote:
Any reccomendations for a place to fit new tyres? Or are they all as good as each other?
 
 
On 12 Sep 2011 at 5:58pm Rookie wrote:
I very recently bought a couple of tyres. After much surfing I found the cheapest way was to buy them online and have them fitted. I bought Continentals via the KwikFit website (the cheapest) and saved about £45 over their usual price. You have to know exactly what tyres you want though and pay up front, but the savings are worth it. National Tyres do a similar scheme. Just Tyres in Lewes and ATS were stupidly expensive. In fact Just Tyres didn't seem interested that day.
 
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On 12 Sep 2011 at 7:17pm BIS wrote:
Black Circles, and various others do good deals on-line, and you can pick a local fitter if needed also.
I've had mixed experience with Just Tyres. But to focus on the positive, their web-site has national clearouts/end of lines sometimes, and you can order on-line (I had a cracking deal last year), get them locally delivered. It's then up to you if you let them to do the fitting, or take them elsewhere.
 
 
On 12 Sep 2011 at 9:56pm fairmeadow wrote:
Kwikfit used to be in Lewes, but now you have to go to Newhaven.
 
 
On 12 Sep 2011 at 10:47pm Rookie wrote:
Or Lewes Road in Brighton.
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On 13 Sep 2011 at 11:50am DrDumpling wrote:
Many thanks for the advice. My experience of finding someone to supply and fit the tyres hasn't been good as some haven't even rung back, others are very uninterested - I guess the margins must be low. So buying the tyres myself and having them fitted seems the way to go - I know the tyres I want. Who did you get to fit the tyres you bought?
 
 
On 13 Sep 2011 at 1:31pm Rookie wrote:
Kwik Fit did mine. I bought them through the Kwik Fit website. You also book an appointment and the tyres are there ready and waiting for you on the day.
Try Tyreshopper: they will deliver your tyres to National Tyres for fitting and again much cheaper than over the counter.
 
 
On 13 Sep 2011 at 5:13pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Arrow tyres in Newhaven are good. They fitted a new one for me the other week and it was more than 20% cheaper than the cheapest price I was quoted in Lewes.
 
 
On 16 Sep 2011 at 12:36pm DrDumpling wrote:
Thanks for all the messages. Just thought I'd let you know what I did in the end. I eventually went to JWR Tyres in Ringmer which someone suggested. The main reason I went there is because, when I spoke to them on the phone, they knew what they were talking about, and I can't say that for the other places I rang. Service was excellent and I was given good advice about various things to do with tyres and they didn't try and sell me antyhing else like tracking. I reckon I have paid £12 a tyre more than Kwik-fit's cheapest. I thought it was worth it.
Only advice, take a something to read as there is nothing around the place to do while you are waiting.


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