Letter to the Editor: Should Have Used Other Sources - Tire Review Magazine

Letter to the Editor: Should Have Used Other Sources

With regards to your March 2013 article "Step-by-Step Vehicle Alignment," I couldn’t agree more with the importance of alignment. In fact, Tire Discounters was the industry pioneer when in 1997 we introduced all-inclusive pricing including a free four-wheel alignment with the purchase of four tires.

I do, however, question your choice of the Tire Rack as the consultant and “quoted source” for the article. While taking nothing away from the Tire Rack, as they are certainly among the best of what they do – Internet tire sales – there are, in my opinion, many experts that are more qualified when it comes to alignments.

You did mention many features of Hunter’s WinAlign software. They would have been a great choice since they build the equipment that many of the leaders in the field of alignments use. Please keep up the good work and I do look forward to reading your publication when it comes out.
Forry Hargitt
Director of Sales and Operations
Tire Discounters

[Editor’s Note: As was clearly stated at the beginning and end of the article noted here, both the Tire Rack and Hunter were resources for the story, as were many others not specifically named. Hunter also provided the artwork used to illustrate the story.]

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