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Old 09-10-2003, 08:24 PM   #1
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i get some nice new tires not 3 weeks ago

today, i'm taking off from a stop sign like two miles from my house, i feel something stuck in the tire. i stop, get out, hear a hissing, think "Oh ****..." get back in, and hot foot it home, and then like 5 min after i get home, my tire is completely flat... A BRAND NEW FREAKIN TIRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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There'* all sorts of crazy junk on the roads to make a tire go BOOM!
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Old 09-10-2003, 08:46 PM   #3
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What was it??? I got a freeking pop rivet stuck in mine... and it was completely deflated in minuets.. I got some of that green gew and it worked awesome... Ive almost ran them the whole expected milage and there hasnt been another problem.
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Old 09-14-2003, 11:32 PM   #4
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well, they replaced it with a new tire. there was a gash under one of the tread blocks. this actually turned out to be a blessing in desguise, if it wern't for this flat, i would have been driving my car when that person pulled out in front of me, and my car (instead of my mothers) would now be totaled
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Well you probably wouldn't have been traveling the same speed in your car, or maybe you wouldn't have spent those few extra seconds positioning the seats and mirrors, and could have possibly avoided the collision altogether.
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Well you probably wouldn't have been traveling the same speed in your car, or maybe you wouldn't have spent those few extra seconds positioning the seats and mirrors, and could have possibly avoided the collision altogether.
colision still would have happened, i adjusted everything in the morning, and i would have been going the exact same speed in my car
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But with new tires you might have had better control
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Old 09-15-2003, 09:29 PM   #8
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But with new tires you might have had better control
funny you should say that... both my mom'* car and mine had the exact same set of tires, and as tires wear down, you get more dry traction. since hers were older, it stands to logic that hers had more traction, and since i was at the limit of traction when i attempted to avoid their car, it would stand to logic that my car would have had less traction, thus i would have hit them more squarely from behind, thus causing more damage to the car (which would now be my car) and likely killing some of the occupants of their car and injuring me
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Boat, how do you recon that warn tires have better traction? I am serious about this question because I have never heard that before and would like to know. I was always under the impression that newer tires had better traction.
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when the tred goes down it will simiulate a slick more. BUT ususally the tred material will harden in that time so you actually loose traction. Like my tires, they are super hard now. I need new ones.
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