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Old 07-21-2013, 11:02 AM   #1
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Tire repair

Four wheeling this weekend and got a nail in my new tires. How big a hole can be fixed. OK it was more than a nail it was a railroad spike!


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Old 07-21-2013, 11:30 AM   #2
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If its on the sidewall, ur pretty much screwed (no pun intended) unless u have road hazard warranty.
It's fixable if its on the treads.

I was "crabbing" in some rocks and punctured the sidewall my last wheeling trip. I didn't purchase road hazard but I talked to the manufacturer and they have me 50% off tire,mounting,balancing, and tax!

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Old 07-21-2013, 11:39 AM   #3
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If its on the sidewall, ur pretty much screwed (no pun intended) unless u have road hazard warranty.
It's fixable if its on the treads.

I was "crabbing" in some rocks and punctured the sidewall my last wheeling trip. I didn't purchase road hazard but I talked to the manufacturer and they have me 50% off tire,mounting,balancing, and tax!
Luckily it's right in the middle of the treads, but it's a huge railroad spike. The size of the hole is what has me concerned.
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Ur good. A tire shop can patch it inside/outside for a small fee.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:01 PM   #5
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So, not reparable. Diameter of the hole was too big. Thank god for warranties.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:17 PM   #6
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so what happened? did u end up getting a new tire?
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:52 PM   #7
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Don't let anyone fix that. WAY to big!!! I've worked in a tire shop for 8 years, not safe man.
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Old 07-25-2013, 04:06 PM   #8
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Yeah, had to get a new tire, luckily I bought the road hazard on them.
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i didn't purchase road hazard when i purchased my wheels/tires. punctured my sidewall and my tire company gave me 50% off a new one including tax/mounting/balancing.

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