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Old 11-30-2006, 04:15 PM   #1
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Default First cold morning with my bonneville...

So I had my first cold morning < 15 degreres and she popped right off of course but when I took off it felt like I had a flat tire ???

I know I did not as I checked them when I came out and it only lasted about 6-8 blocks ..

I noticed also when it was still "warm" out from a slow take off to 25-30 mph the car "wiggles" a little bit until I reach 30+ mph then it is fine ?

I assume that is a bent rim but have not had time to stop and have it checked,the tires look like new on this also.


Any ideas on the first question ?
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When cold, tires can have flat spots until they warm and soften up a bit. Not much way to prevent this, but proper inflation can lessen it.

I'd never seen this until I moved to MN, but then again, I'd apparently never actually been cold before either.
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The 1st cold day here I noticed the same thing. It felt as if I had a flat tire, but then it smoothed out. I thought I was crazy, guess not lol
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my tranny didnt like the 8* temp after work a 3am.... that was with no warm up time
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I actually found a flat tire from the extreme cold one day..

Added air and was all set. Like Mos says..probably a frozen on flat spot..
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