My almost blowout

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Wageslave

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I was driving home from work the other night and started to get a vibration from the back. It made it home 15 miles without issue, but had a flat in the morning. This is what it looked like.

I actually let the air out of the tire once I got it off of the car, since this thing is an explosion hazard. I
have not had particularly good luck with these tires, but I think a pothole may have got this one.
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Gremlinsteve

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Damn
 
GuysMonteSS

GuysMonteSS

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That just didnt happen overnight....
Guy
 
565bbchevy

565bbchevy

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It looks like you were already way past due for a new tire(s) anyways.
 
Rktpwrd

Rktpwrd

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That just didnt happen overnight....
Guy
It looks like you were already way past due for a new tire(s) anyways.
And you were running them under inflated. A tire without enough air pressure in it will wear the outsides prematurely, while too much will wear it in the middle.
Time to pay a bit more attention to your tires IMO.
 
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Wageslave

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And you were running them under inflated. A tire without enough air pressure in it will wear the outsides prematurely, while too much will wear it in the middle.
Time to pay a bit more attention to your tires IMO.
This tire actually got rotated from the front after I had some alignment issues fixed. That whole side got wore down a while back. That, and it tends to be the one that spins when it "One wheel peels." This tire was pretty well shot, but I do keep them right at 32psi.
 
Turbolq4

Turbolq4

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That tire is sketchy even by my lax standards.
 
DRIVEN

DRIVEN

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Glad you caught it before it cost you a quarter panel.
 
pontiacgp

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This tire actually got rotated from the front after I had some alignment issues fixed. That whole side got wore down a while back. That, and it tends to be the one that spins when it "One wheel peels." This tire was pretty well shot, but I do keep them right at 32psi.
That tire was shot many miles ago.
 
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