is $180.00 too much.....

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  1. AES

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    i got new wheels for my bike, i was wondering is $180.00 too much to pay to have the originals pulled off and the new ones put on..... im not sure but i think this might be a little excessive....... could i get some opinions
     
  2. rockadaous

    rockadaous mod-a-holic Donating Member

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    is that just labor for pulling and installing? I just paid $30 for mine yesterday. If I would have done the front it would have been $60. $40 an hour for labor is the going rate
     
  3. Tool

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    that does seem high. going by $40 an hour thats 4 1/2 hours of labor. That crazy.
     
  4. Over_Easy

    Over_Easy GEO-STABILIZATION EXPERT Donating Member

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    I believe it was $43.99 per tire at the local Suxuki dealer here as long as you purchased it from them...they were selling dealer cost on all in stock tires.
     
  5. snakeyezzz

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    Is that you taking just the wheels to them or the whole bike?
     
  6. BusaWhipped

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    Are they swapping the rotors, bearings, cush drive, hardware, etc. from the stock wheels to the new ones?
     
  7. Don Hardcastle

    Don Hardcastle Busa Ridin' Sailor (ret) Donating Member Registered

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    Labor here is $70 per hour.
     
  8. MrGxr

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    Out here they charge $45 per tire if you take them the bike.
     
  9. runeight

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    $40.00 for both..mount and balance..wheels were off..

    runeight...
     
  10. thepushercg

    thepushercg veni vidi vici Donating Member

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    i thinks that is very high
     
  11. AES

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    thats with me taking them the bike. If i knew that it wasnt that involved id do it myself but im thinking it is
     
  12. DaCol.

    DaCol. D' Colonel Donating Member

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    Gooooooooood Lord guys [​IMG] , it's $15 bucks here per wheel to change tires if you bring them the wheels and buy the tire from them. Of course I buy more than tires from these guys and bring them some goodies every now and then [​IMG]   [​IMG]
     
  13. VaBusa

    VaBusa oRg Gal Staff Member Administrator Registered

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    Yeah, seems high...my local shop charged just $125 and that was the price of the tire AND pulling the old one off, putting that new one on...so, most of the cost was the tire...
     
  14. GPW

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    $75.00 per hour here but we also have a rock solid policy, we screw up you get all your service rate money back and your bike fixed. Wheels off $45.00 for the set. To pull your wheels is an hour process. $75.00 plus $45.00 = $120.00 for the service. We also have a 4K tire balancer by Snap-on.
     
  15. SAMBUSA

    SAMBUSA TATTOO'D WHITE TRASH Donating Member

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    Did he offer you vasoline to go with it?
     
  16. BigBSBusa

    BigBSBusa Comin' back stronger than ever! Donating Member

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    Paid $60 for front and rear on mine.
     
  17. GMbusa

    GMbusa Even a caveman can do it. Donating Member

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    Do the swap your self. Trust me, it's not difficult.
     
  18. heavybusa

    heavybusa Just another guy Donating Member

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    <div>
    (GMbusa @ Jan. 04 2007,21:08)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE">Do the swap your self. Trust me, it's not difficult.</div>
    DIY!! Go for it with the green bible.
     
  19. AES

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    well its changing the rotor/bearings/tires everything has to be swapped over
     
  20. Bigbody

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    shop around
     

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