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Old September 17th, 2011, 09:09 PM   #1
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I've got a tire that is slightly too big of a hole to patch or plug, was thinking about tubing it before replacing, what are your opinions? Hole is deada center in the tread andis roughly 1/4". Will needyou to hold For driving and wheeling

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Old September 17th, 2011, 09:26 PM   #2
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Seems like it wouldn't be a problem to plug that from the inside out
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yeah a good tire shop will take the tire off and use a patch from the inside. wont have any issues
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yeah a good tire shop will take the tire off and use a patch from the inside. wont have any issues
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Discount patched a 3/8 hole for me once in the side lug of a bfg at, ran the tire for another 20k without issue.
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you have to have a smooth surface inside a tire for a tube no plugs or factory tags inside it will irriatate the tube put a hole in it rubbin back and forth have it patched and tubed depending on the place you take it some are pickier than others
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1/4 inch hole would be no problem for an inside plug patch.. especially in the center of the tread
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Old September 25th, 2011, 09:44 PM   #7
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Im with everyone else, patch it from the inside, tubes suck for any on the road driving.
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I ended up patch plugging it at work last monday. The hole ended up being smaller that I thought, was still under 1/4". Is still holding well
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http://www.globalindustrial.com/p/to...campaignId=T9F

I've been using these over traditional patches. They're easier to get into the tire and hold forever... especially when you hot patch.
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Tube in Radial tire = nono

You can plug and patch it more then likely.
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yup, mushroom plug FTW! its a combo patch/plug all in one.
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yup, mushroom plug FTW! its a combo patch/plug all in one.
that's what i used.
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Tube in Radial tire = nono

You can plug and patch it more then likely.
I must been doing it all wrong when I bought those tubes that say "for radial tires" on them.
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