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 Post subject: Tyre split/repair
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 6:42 pm 
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Allo all..so yesterday i got a split/cut in my front tyre about 5mm long and today i got the same in the rear about 8mm long..ive pit a big ol patch on the inside of both but im a bit dubois..do ya recon this is ok or should i scrap em..ta..Z


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 Post subject: Re: tyre split/repair
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 7:00 pm 
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Id buy new, any repair is going to be weaker then they should be resulting in potential puncture/blow out at a later date.


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 Post subject: Re: tyre split/repair
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 7:01 pm 
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Ryan patched his mates with a silkcut packet the other day but no if the sidewall is compramised bin them

if u fancy some good priced highrollers then let me know :)

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 Post subject: Re: tyre split/repair
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 9:31 pm 
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Thanks lads..just put em back on and the fronts ok but the rear is shot..aint taking no chances with it like u said..would love some highrollers when i get some $s..back to the winter mud tyres for the mo though..Z


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 Post subject: Re: tyre split/repair
PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 5:21 am 
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I got a hole in my BMX tyre, skidding is compulsory with only a rear brake a piceof old innertube folded over and wrapped in layers of kitchen foil and it still going good a week later.


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