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Old June 6th, 2011, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default Tube/Patch an Off-road Tire Flint/Lansing

I am looking for someone in the Flint or Lansing area that will tube/patch/galvinze sidewall damage (about a 1-1.5" gash)

It's a 35" BFG All Terrain.

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Old June 6th, 2011, 05:50 AM   #2
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Find someone who deals in the "Tech" brand patches. the majority of gas stations use the small stuff but check some ag tire guys. they would have the bigger stuff.
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Old June 6th, 2011, 05:56 AM   #3
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Scott tire on hill rd West of 75 east of 23
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Old June 6th, 2011, 10:59 AM   #4
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Scott tire on hill rd West of 75 east of 23
They vulconized a 1" gash in the sidewall of a 40 MTR I had along time ago...they charged $70 I think....to bad the patched area was so massivly overdone The tire never balanced again

But for offroad tires vulconizing is the sh*t to save a $500 tire


FYI...Scott's tire is now "Jerry's" Tire , but most likely still in old phone books under Scott's ....still have the same #
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Old June 6th, 2011, 11:12 AM   #5
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don't think they can zinc coat rubber.
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Old June 11th, 2011, 11:39 PM   #6
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don't think they can zinc coat rubber.
You sir live a sheltered life....I've seen them chrome plastic...they have to be able to zinc rubber
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You sir live a sheltered life....I've seen them chrome plastic...they have to be able to zinc rubber
Touche. I don't really see the benefit to zinc coat rubber. Unless it magically prevents weather cracking.
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