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Old February 5th, 2008, 10:29 PM   #1
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Angry Damn flat tire!

Driving home from GL Crossing got about 50 yards from the driveway and i hear a loud pop. Didn't think much of it other than "what the hell was that?" Get out and i hear the tire going flat. Look down to see a small piece of metal hanging out, but it wont pull out. I get pliers, still no go. Finally i almost fall on my ass pulling it out, and this is what i find....The can is to show size it was not in the tire

It went it long ways and pretty much ruined the tire. I was just in an accident 2 weeks ago and blew the other rear tire, which was covered, but this one wont be...Been a bad month....:stan3:

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Old February 6th, 2008, 08:35 AM   #2
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If you didn't have to call someone for assistance to change your flat tire you did good
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Old February 6th, 2008, 08:57 AM   #3
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having worked in 3 tire stores you should see some of the stuff i've pulled out of tires...wrenchs, pliers, allen wrenches, beer bottle glass, keys, rocks. can't ever figure out how the stuff gets in there...lol
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Old February 6th, 2008, 09:00 AM   #4
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Only flat on one side!
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Old February 6th, 2008, 09:23 AM   #5
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I pulled a caliper bracket out of a tire once, nothing wrong with the tire except that the tread was worn.

i think pissed off tire workers put shit in tires sometime while mounting them.
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