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Old November 11th, 2005, 05:01 PM
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Goodyear MTR sidewall Ad.

So I was driving to work after lunch and some guy is pulling a trailer toward me in my lane so I swerve over off the road and hear this loud BANG like I ran into a concrete embankment. Nothinge lse happened, so I kept on going and at work I see this huge bulge in the sidewall. Since I only live 3 miles away, I thought I'd just wait and see what it looked like after work, and it got me home! On the way back I saw that I hit a concrete drain about 8" high. So, how long do you think I can keep going on this?
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Old November 11th, 2005, 05:07 PM
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I wouldn't test it if I were you. But if you do, let us know. I am running the same tyres.

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Old November 11th, 2005, 06:29 PM
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WOW almost as bad as my dead MTR. The sidewalls of MTRs are very patchable. I had a nice big hole in one of mine and a plug or to and a patch and it was good to go. But a slice is a hole other story, most of the time tire places won't touch it, the good ones will try and patch it and you can use it as a trail spare.
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Old November 11th, 2005, 07:29 PM
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Looks just like the bubble we had on a buddy's Unimog, except his was the size of a softball, we actually had a cop pull us over because of it. I just LOVE changing 44" tires on 20" steel military rims, a nice 200+lbs each......and the spare is on his radio box's roof..... 10ft up :-(

I wouldn't try driving too far on it.
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