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      02-20-2014, 08:09 AM   #1
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MPSS sidewall damage - PICS Added

I everyone, quick question. I have 305/30/19 super sports and they have a pretty thick sidewall/rim protector on them. One is chunked, probably an inch and a half long, half inch deep. Is this cosmetic or will it cause problems in the long run? Doesnt leak air.
ill try to get pics up soon. Thx.

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      02-20-2014, 11:36 PM   #2
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I believe the sidewalls are only one ply. Are any cords showing?
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      02-21-2014, 03:32 PM   #3
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No cords showing. Here are some pics....and yes, I realize it looks like I was offroading with the M3.
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as long as you can't see cords and it isn't leaking air, I wouldn't worry about it. I would cut off that piece though so it doesn't get worse.
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as long as you can't see cords and it isn't leaking air, I wouldn't worry about it. I would cut off that piece though so it doesn't get worse.
Yeah that's what I'm thinking. Probably right about cutting it off.
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Might look a little better if you glue it with a little rubber cement instead of cutting. Tire plug repair kits have cement.
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      02-22-2014, 09:34 AM   #7
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Good idea. It was glued at one point but not with rubber cement. I may try to heat the part that is "loose" and see if I can mske it stick that way too.

Thanks for the thoughts.
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