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Cummins12V98

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ppine wrote:

Try a different Les Schwab.


Cheap parts, cheap tires, shoddy workmanship and someone up your butt before you can get out of your rig. NO THANKS!!!


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^I wasn’t even off the phone with him and ....”Sir , I presume you’ll want an alignment to preserve your tire investment?”
Me “Nope, I’m good....”
But Best Tire has been good to me recently. So Truck is there now.
And go figure, same Toyos were about $65 less per tire, but I’m giving some Nitto Terra Graps a try. At under $200 for top of the line E load ATs, not bad.
Gonna run em for a bit, no siping, to see how awesome they are and if I end up doing a bunch of snow driving, they’ll go under the knife.

Still gotta get back to Les Slobs to have them warranty the China c rap struts though.


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Cummins12V98 wrote:

ppine wrote:

Try a different Les Schwab.


Cheap parts, cheap tires, shoddy workmanship and someone up your butt before you can get out of your rig. NO THANKS!!!



Yup, we got after your 50 posts on Les Schwab, now we can move own . [emoticon]

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When the old man owned it, it was a great company. After he was gone they raped that company until it's the unrecognizable company we have now.


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Les Schwab family just sold the business. Friends daughter was involved with the sale, closed this week!

https://www.oregonlive.com/business/2020........alifornia-hedge-fund-meritage-group.html


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I didn’t read all nine pages, I will say that I know their policy is all new parts and a complete job. Personally I have only not rebuilt calipers once, and those brakes locked up.
I do my own brakes and turn or replace rotors and rebuild calipers.
I had one parts guy tell me I couldn’t correctly rebuild the dual piston calipers on our 1979 F250 front brakes. He said the pads would wear out quickly, well 70,000 miles later they were still going strong.


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My 01 RAM had a LS brake job from previous owner. YEP they replaced the calipers with only 80k on the truck. Sure enough shortly after I bought it I heard scraping on one side. The piston had frozen on one caliper and ground down the pad to steel.

I replaced the front cradles and went with 3rd gen calipers, rotors and pads plus replaced calipers rotors and pads on the rear. The braking is INSANE now! EBC pads and rotors plus PowerStop calipers and cradles. All top quality US Made.



As usual more noise from the CHEAP seats.

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wnjj wrote:

Discount Tire sipes down here. You could check with them there.
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Ever since Les died, Schwab has gone to pot.


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We like Discount Tires for the car but their parking lot at the store near us is a postage stamp. I can barely get my dually in it let alone any trailer that I'd like to take there. Les Schwabs have always had the big rig area in the back to take my boat or trailer.


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That must be a Discount issue, ours is the same. Never get in there with a trailer.


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