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      09-04-2009, 11:25 AM   #1
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Repairable or not?

sigh another nail in the tire, this is pretty close to the sidewall too. So what do you guys think? repairable or not?

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      09-04-2009, 01:04 PM   #2
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      09-04-2009, 01:06 PM   #3
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dude.. ask ur tire shop lol
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      09-04-2009, 01:08 PM   #4
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Kyosho ZX-5?

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      09-04-2009, 01:13 PM   #5
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jeeez... that tire looks brand new too!
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      09-04-2009, 01:21 PM   #6
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That close to the sidewall counts as a major tyre repair. You would need to look for a specialised tyre repair station.
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      09-04-2009, 01:26 PM   #7
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Nope, not repairable.

Send it to me, so I can get rid of it for you.
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      09-04-2009, 01:45 PM   #8
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hehe yeah long time ago :P
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I had a nail very slightly closer to the wall and it was a goner.
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      09-04-2009, 02:46 PM   #10
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if your tire doesn't leak, just leave it. That's better than taking it out and trying to repair.
Taking that nail off most likely ends up needing a new tire anyway.
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patch it and dont drive so fast

tire looks brand new! if not send it to me i know where to get rid of it lol
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patch it and dont drive so fast
How can you NOT drive fast with M3?
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      09-04-2009, 03:47 PM   #13
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Well just came back from tire shop.. not repairable.

Never had a nail in the tire for the past 15 years of driving. Now within 3 months i've gotten 2 and both times the tires were not replaceable. I guess I should of gotten tire/wheel insurance.
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Well just came back from tire shop.. not repairable.

Never had a nail in the tire for the past 15 years of driving. Now within 3 months i've gotten 2 and both times the tires were not replaceable. I guess I should of gotten tire/wheel insurance.
Do you have air leak or no?
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      09-04-2009, 05:06 PM   #15
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Do you have air leak or no?
Well not sure, I just filled the tire with air yesterday if it is a leak it's slow.
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tire shop say will say its not repairable. just like the dealer say run flat tires are not repairable. i think its still good. plug/patch it up.
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Well not sure, I just filled the tire with air yesterday if it is a leak it's slow.
Wait a day or two. If you don't see any leak in a couple of days later, seriously don't fix it and just use it.

I did once with Eagle F1 GS-D3 tire with nail for over 1 year (used full life cycle out of the tire).
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hehe yeah long time ago :P
Good stuff, Im currently a driver for Kyosho America, haha.

I think the tires done for though...
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Reputable shops will not repair... A mom and pop may throw a patch on it.

Next time get the Wheel/Tire warranty that the dealerships sell. Mine cost 1K and so far this year alone they have replaced 2 PS2's and it has not cost me a dime. (both were from nails)
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      09-05-2009, 10:21 AM   #20
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Good stuff, Im currently a driver for Kyosho America, haha.

I think the tires done for though...
heheh thats pretty cool. I still have my ZX-5 from back in the day, still in good condition.
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