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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2013 3:59:19 PM

How recently have you changed a tire yourself?
Within the last 2 years
2 to 5 years ago
5 to 10 years ago
More than 10 years ago
Never

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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 9:14:10 AM

In April when I went to summer tires
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 9:17:57 AM

It's been a long time
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 8:57:07 AM

a loooooooooooooooooong time
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 12:16:07 AM

10yrs. or more
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1KittyPuppy
Rookie Author Austin

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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 11:25:04 PM

I have not changed a tire in a very long time. I'm 67 years old now, so back when I was in my late 30's or early forties.
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DrThos
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 4:41:26 PM

Today, I swapped summer tires for winter tires.
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iwannavet
Champion Author Kitchener-Waterloo

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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2014 11:45:27 AM

This past October
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cardjim
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2014 5:07:23 PM

35 years
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nourdives
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 12:40:02 PM

quite a while
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iwannavet
Champion Author Kitchener-Waterloo

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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 11:45:07 AM

October
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 8:42:16 AM

looooooooooong time
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cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2013 10:52:22 PM

MORE THAN 10 YEARS
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iwannavet
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2013 7:52:10 AM

When I put on my snows during the last week of October.
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J Eric
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2013 6:39:52 PM

Apart from my bicycle, I've never changed a tire myself. And don't really know how to keep that bike tire on, either. (Solved that problem by buying a solid-rubber tire, but such is not available for a car.)
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2013 8:41:00 AM

a looooooooooooooooong time
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2013 10:54:46 PM

i rotate my tires every 2 to 3,000 miles.
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Panama19
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2013 10:44:02 PM

2 to 5 years ago
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cardjim
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2013 10:40:24 PM

30-40 years ago
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 4:39:21 AM

never
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 1:51:59 AM

over 25 yrs.
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john382
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 10:46:25 PM

Yes
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US_ICEMAN
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 9:41:20 PM

yes
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BGSG_63
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 7:05:50 PM

It has been a very long time ago, maybe over 10 years ago and the reason I said that is since we became members of "Good Sam EM Road side assistance service" I got Lazy, And they are really good and quick to respond too, my sister belongs to another service and I won't mention its name and they are very slow, so we are very pleased from our BIG MOTOR-HOME to our CAR....
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doomsday
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 4:23:22 PM

Now that I think of it, it may have been over 10 years. I hope I could still
do it if I had to. I'm sure it would mean cleaning out the trunk. That means I haven't checked the spare pressure in awhile either so it's probably flat.
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zacksnanny
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 2:15:32 PM

5 to 10 years ago
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dental man
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 1:36:02 PM

More than 10 years ago
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chui
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 1:12:28 PM

about 5 - 7 years ago.............
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HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 12:07:43 PM

2 to 5
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WaWanderer
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 11:42:36 AM

Last year
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keo
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 10:28:48 AM

2-5
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AlTraveler
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 10:00:54 AM

2 to 5 years ago
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Gas_Eyes
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 9:20:06 AM

I normally change my own tires when there is a flat, but bring it to the dealer when it needs rotation.
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Radar1992
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 9:00:12 AM

Rotated my Tires in my driveway and when deployed had a driver hit a curb which was shattered and sliced into the sidewall.
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Hydrogen
Rookie Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 8:41:48 AM

I've shown my daughters how to change a tire. They know where all the stuff is, jack, spare, and where the jack goes. The oldest had a flat while on a date. The boyfriend asks, what's a spare? Pathetic that kids aren't taught anything about the real world today.
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Hydrogen
Rookie Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 8:30:42 AM

I put snow tires on my two wheel drive Suburban last fall and will be taking them off shortly. I'll be rotating the tires on my sedan also. Do it yourself, make sure it's done right.
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LonghornBubba
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 7:27:59 AM

Within the last 2 years
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N9HVP
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 7:07:57 AM

Within the last 2 years.
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cstevens009
Sophomore Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 6:43:38 AM

Many tires..30 years ago in the Air Force on a 45 pax bus and the most in 24 hours was 5 when had decided to replace wheels/tires and Tire Rack shipped 4 built up ready to install tires to my house in less than 24 hrs.
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pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 5:45:24 AM

never I either call AAA or my husband
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Lengas
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 5:35:32 AM

A long long time ago.
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jimmy123NE
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 5:32:34 AM

Yes.
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Bonanza
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 5:07:32 AM

More than 10 years ago
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ranger1169
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 5:05:21 AM

More than 10 years ago
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Ziggy1962
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 5:05:17 AM

Don't remember.
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wildwill001
Rookie Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 2:50:56 AM

Used to do it all. On and off the Car, on and off the rims. Sometimes no matter how hard you try things happen. Last fall before the cold and snow started here, a Valve Stem had gotten bumped. Next morning, Flat. Off it came, paid about $15 to the local car service place to have them check it over and repair it. They do great work. It is still good. :) I actually miss not being able to do those things anymore because of Bad Knees!

~ The Wild One In MN
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dangnad
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 1:36:29 AM

A long time ago.
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dongo50
Champion Author West Virginia

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 1:32:22 AM

by changed, does this mean, replace, or dismount, mount and all that?
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OKRifle
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 1:24:27 AM

So long, I forgot how!;=)
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gwhizz13
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2013 1:00:00 AM

A long time ago, it was back in the '90's on a narrow busy street back in New Zealand, I could feel the woosh of the traffic as they flew past me. I had 15 minutes to change the tire and get back to work. (It was my meal break).
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gizmojoe
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2013 11:04:31 PM

a long time thank god
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