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He people I drove about 15 miles on a semi flat tire, at least I think! (It was the rear left side) I couldn't tell it was flat until I went around a sharp turn and the back kind of gave out, so i stopped to check out what was going on. Like I said I had a flat! So I drove the last 1.5 mile home! Like I said I couldn't tell it was flat unless I went around a turn! Do yall think I did any damage to the tire? I'm gettting it patched tomorrow I'm sure they will tell me what is up, just wanted to check with TN before I to the tire shop

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Wheen you get it patched ask the repair man if its bad or not. Depending on how u drove and a few other conditions your tire should be okay. Some damage has been done though. I wouldnt stress, especially if its a newer tire. If its worn out already, why not just get a new set?
 

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TN Pussy Man
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well, if it didn't roll of hte rim or break the bead, then at least it wasn't totally deflated


and as touringcamry said, make sure they dismount the tire to take a look- that's what you're paying them for- the other way, you can go to our local auto store and buy a patch it kit yourself

and the only thing you will have to look for is if there is any crazy sidewall wear, in case the tire was really underinflated
 

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TN Pussy Man
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you're lucky that you don't have low-pro tires, which means that you won't even feel a difference when you turn.....I didn't a while back, and look what happened to my tire after running on it for ...well.,....a while....and it involved highway I think

 

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I get a nail/screw/bolt in my tires at least once a month.....i know it sounds rediculous but its true.

So i carry around a Tire repair kit with rubber fill, you can rip out the nail and then Reem it out, and use a special tool to Insert the rubber filler.

Then after that i whip out my Slyme Portable Air compressor and pump the tire up and go :)


Cost me $20 for the compressor, and $3 for the Kit....havent spent a dime on a tire shop scince ;)
 

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TN Pussy Man
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^ really?

i'm surprised that you even realized that they tire was flat when taking a turn, espcially when it's in the rear

that tire that I showed was only on a 17" rim too, and was also in the back, and I had no idea until I had gotten to my ex's place and dropped her off

if it happened to my 18s now, I really doubt that I'd notice either...:ugh3:
 
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