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Old 11-14-2000, 02:04 PM   #1
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Post How to ship rims with tires mounted on them?

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Old 11-14-2000, 02:06 PM   #2
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Just like that, but you may wanna cut out & tie a circular piece of cardboard to prevent the wheels from scratching. That's how Tire Rack ships things, so it's good enough for me.
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Old 11-14-2000, 02:09 PM   #3
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I agree. You might also want to tie them all together so that they don't shift around a bunch during shipping, too. I believe Discount Tire Direct does it that way, along with the cardboard between each wheel.
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Old 11-14-2000, 02:11 PM   #4

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I think tire rack does it 2 at a time tho. Something about the size vs. weight thing. You might want to price it each way and see what the results are. It'll be damn heavy with all 4 tied together...
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Old 11-14-2000, 02:13 PM   #5
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If you are using UPS you need to keep each parcel under 70 lbs or else the rates go sky high. I ususally keep each wheel separate and tape cardboard discs on each face of the wheel.
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