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Jay Huh

Today I visited 6 different shops

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Today I visited 6 different automotive shops. NTB, Firestone, Meineke, Discount Tire, Jiffy Lube, and Mr Tire- they were all within 2 miles of my new shop.

 

It's amazing what they are willing to share with you. Meineke was a private owner since its a franchise. Everything else was corporate.

 

There's a difference when the owner is running the shop and hired help is.

 

Doesn't matter how much you pay, owner is friendlier.

 

Discount Tire will be here for a while. Excellent people and policies. Did you guys know that they patch tires for free??? Even if you didn't buy tires from them! Same thing with rotations! I asked them why????? and HOW??? they just laughed.

 

 

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