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There are lots of tire shops out there so find a different one.
But before you have them do anything to your car, ask what their policy is. Ask them if they can hand torque yours. And if they say no, go elsewhere. Hopefully it's a shop where you can see the work area.
Both the local garage and tire shop in my small town hand torque, although they will also use a torque stick on a air wrench. My indy will either hand torque or use a torque stick. I ask them, and have seen them work, so I know.
I do my own tire changeover each fall and spring to avoid this stuff. Even with the new tires I just got, I had them mounted and balanced and put them on the car myself. I clean the mounting surfaces and put on some anti-seize so it all comes apart the next time. The shops don't do this.
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- on the subject of tire changes, timbrown, Wed, 25 Apr 2012 15:56:12
- 24" breaker bar is too small!, Snowmobile , Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:23:27
- I donâ€™t trust any shop..., Savary , Thu, 26 Apr 2012 06:46:50
- Re: on the subject of tire changes, jeff02 , Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:20:31
- Is this all shops you go to or just one?, Noel , Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:10:12
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