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Old April 18th, 2013, 06:20 PM   #21
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Not sure radial tires can be fixed in the sidewall area. I've had a couple bias fixed in the sidewall without issues. The key is "Offroad use only".
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Old April 18th, 2013, 06:29 PM   #22
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i have used the semi truck type plug/patch on radials with success.
gotta be a small damaged area.
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Old April 18th, 2013, 06:49 PM   #23
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I looked into this years ago (500 miles after buying my bfgs from cheapest place i could find) when i sliced a sidewall open. Now i have a cool coffee table on my deck, and only buy tires from discount now with full road hazard. I get a new tire every 6 months or so between my vehicles. Buuuut discount seems to be wising up and keep adding more exclusions to the warranty...

Bottom line, buy a new tire amd make a table with the old one
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Old April 18th, 2013, 08:45 PM   #24
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Replacement tire is $330 and with the rest of tires only having 50% tread its not the route id like to take. They said its too close to the bead to fix
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Old April 18th, 2013, 08:45 PM   #25
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Haha that's an idea
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Old April 18th, 2013, 09:31 PM   #26
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Replacement tire is $330 and with the rest of tires only having 50% tread its not the route id like to take. They said its too close to the bead to fix
Wtf why are they so much, because of the 16" rims? Ill be going goodyear (was just quoted 1050$ otd for 35" mtrs) with my next set, im done with bfg, nothing but problems with every type of bfg ive owned...

And if they are at 50% then i dont blame you, sell em as spares...

Sucks, but not much you can do...
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Old April 19th, 2013, 06:06 AM   #27
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I love my km2s although I'm disappointed the sidewall failed. Ya 4 have about 55% and one about 65-70%
Ya the 16" wheel makes them pricey. If the sidewall can't be fixed could I put a tube in it?
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Old April 19th, 2013, 06:33 AM   #28
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I love my km2s although I'm disappointed the sidewall failed. Ya 4 have about 55% and one about 65-70%
Ya the 16" wheel makes them pricey. If the sidewall can't be fixed could I put a tube in it?
Of course you can, you can also buy a 50% tire for less than $100 and actually be able to trust it.

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Old April 19th, 2013, 10:03 AM   #29
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Can I run a tubed tire on the street or on the trail with low pressure?

Finding a 315/75/16 km2s is near impossible
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Old April 19th, 2013, 08:42 PM   #30
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You can do both, I couldnt recommend running a tube in a tire down the road at low pressure however, that would generate a lot of heat. More than likely causing the tube to fail.


Tire rack has them in stock....
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Old April 19th, 2013, 08:50 PM   #31
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coat the tube heavily in grease b4 you install it.
dont run low pressure at high speed.
you can patch or boot a tire b4 the tube is installed.
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 10:18 AM   #32
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The tire will only be useed for the trail. How do i go about patching it?
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Old April 22nd, 2013, 10:38 AM   #33
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coat the tube heavily in grease b4 you install it.
dont run low pressure at high speed.
you can patch or boot a tire b4 the tube is installed.
Grease? Why?
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