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Old 11-04-2011, 02:20 PM   #1
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Default Who would repair this and drive on it?

**** **** goddammit.

Street driving and autox. I'm not going to track on this.

EDIT:...Wow I definitely posted this in the wrong section.
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i would
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I can, but you'll just have to monitor tire pressure on it at first and at regular intervals. It's boarderline "fixable" in a tire shop's eye. If you can get a plug-patch in there...do it.
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I figured, I just needed someone to nudge me/convince me to not be a bitch.

I'm plug/patching this ****** tonight hopefully.
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Plug it. I've done ones in about the same spot, and it lasted the life of the tire. BTW, use plenty of cement, and not only do they slip in easier, they seem to hold up better.
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Going to cake that ****** in cement.

Now for the million dollar question...

Would anyone track on it? I don't really want to, but I question if I'm just being a *****.
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Old 11-04-2011, 05:27 PM   #7
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I've plugged dozens of tires and never had a problem. All I do is hog-out the puncture (sometimes I use a drill), the shove the tacky string thing in there, cut it, and drive. No cement or anything, just glory.

I think I've plugged 3 r-comps over the years and never had a problem either.
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I'd plug it without thinking twice. My 615's had a few plugs in them, most right at the edge.
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I'd plug it.

FWIW I've done many, many plugs (used to be a tire tech) and I'd say about 5% of those I did without cement leaked and had to be redone. Those done with cement never leaked. Drown that bitch in cement.
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*nudge* Don't be a bitch. Fix it. That what you needed to hear?
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Worst case it just doesn't hold...get on that ****.
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(Posting from my phone.)

Hell I've plugged a sidewall puncture. Didn't last long but loung enough to get home and get it swapped.

Yes I keep a kit in my car
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I keep a kit and compressor i nmy car as well since I don't carry a spare or a jack.
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Great success so far. Bossley.
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Plug for sure. I remember the front tires I had on my quad... I swore I plugged each one in probably 15+ different spots, sidewalls and all. Drove those tires to the ground.
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Plug for sure. I remember the front tires I had on my quad... I swore I plugged each one in probably 15+ different spots, sidewalls and all. Drove those tires to the ground.

You must have owned a set of ITP mudlites They are so bad, around here they got the knickname "pluglites". Seriously, I had a couple hundred miles on my new neogens and found a nail in one. I plugged it at the first of the summer and has been great since.
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Doesnt look that bad.
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it's liveable, but like doppel said keep an eye on the tire pressure
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looks doable, although is it just a trick of the camera or is that a slight egging on the sidewall?
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looks repairable
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