Bad Luck

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  1. Halapine

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    :pissed: Okay! Everytime it involves a car, i always have the worst of all luck. So i wake up saturday morning to go clean out my car and get it washed. While i was cleanin the rims, i notice a nice nail in my tire wich is litteraly right in the tire POS to make it worse the tires only have 6k on em ... cripes.
    What to do, i figure the garage can fix the tire once the nail gets removed?
     
  2. dpwu32

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    Plug or patch. If they charge you anymore then $20, you're taking it in the pooper.
     
  3. ANGELL

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    most tires have road hazard on them

    take them back and get a new tire for a few bucks
     
  4. Eisenflower

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    Pending on where there nail went through, like angell said road hazzard may cover you. Of course it's pro-rated so pending on how much tread you already have worn (You say 6K, which isn't much) you'll have to pay very little for a new tire.
     
  5. Trites

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    depends where the nail is. if its too close to the sidewall they won't fix it. wal-mart charges 17 bucks for a tire repair
     
  6. John Doe

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    Discount Tire does it for free.
     
  7. Tony

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    If you get it patched make sure it's a Volcunized patch!! way better than any others!
     
  8. Halapine

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    The nail is close to the outside, i'd say about 7 cm from the edge.
    there isnt much wear on my tire, at least i dont think so. i'll snap a pic of it when i get home.
     
  9. Trites

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    shouldnt be a problem. its only if its near the edge of the tread that it could become a problem
     
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    man that sux, new tires and nails dont mix well. ive been drivin for almost 5 years and still never had a flat, but plugs are cheaper that a new tires for sure
     
  12. TheDirtyFresh

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    my friend had a tire plugged once and it lasted until he got new tires the next year and burned his old ones off. That's my .02$ .. jesus I must have 100 posts by now lol
     

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