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Old 08-02-2004, 01:21 AM   #1
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Make a long story short: Tire hits curb, tire gets pinched, rips two holes in sidewall, chrome wheel gets smacked, takes chunk out of wheel. All this and I'm 90 miles from home without a spare or donut. Luckily theres AAA, unluckily since I pulled off the busy street this happened on into a parking lot that belongs to a tire shop(closed of course, flats NEVER happen at 6pm on Sundays. ) the towing company cant legally tow my car from that lot. 5 minutes later after pushing the car to a side street we get AAA to send out a truck.

I don't know if the wheel is bad or not. Pictures to come tomorrow, if I feel like it.
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Old 08-02-2004, 01:23 AM   #2
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Oh and Goodyear no longer makes the tires I have on there, Eagle HP, so now I need to use my winter tires.
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damn, dood. that really sux all around! :(
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you an harofreak have blowouts, damn
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That'* a bad deal, sorry to hear about the tire & wheel. A month ago I had a 1/2" open end wrench puncture my left rear tire. I jumped out of the car to see the tire de-pressurize down to the rim, it was crazy to see a wrench protruding at 90 degrees from the tread of the tire. Those were the Eagle RS-A'*, I replaced all 4 tires with Toyo Proxes TPT'* & they are great tires so far.
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That really is awful! When I was on the way to getting my new tires I hit the curb of thier parking lot and had a blow out. I couldn't believe it!
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The hazards of a slammed car. Sorry to hear about it Seth :( . Something good has to come of it...
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The hazards of a slammed car. Sorry to hear about it Seth :( . Something good has to come of it...
Yeah, less weight.
The damage didnt look as bad this morning as it did last night; being mad, tired, irritated, hungry, hot and sweaty tends to make me a little negative.
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i would be really mad if i messed up my rim...hope you didnt to bad...

so what were you doing? tried to miss a squirrel?
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i would be really mad if i messed up my rim...hope you didnt to bad...

so what were you doing? tried to miss a squirrel?
No doubt! You'd have to hit the curb at a fairly high rate of speed to accomplish that. Trying to jump the curb??
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