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Old 01-08-2013, 08:54 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by rcsummers View Post
not worth getting it plugged, to close to the sidewall.

buy a new set of rears.
Why do you say it's not worth getting fixed?

I'm no tyre engineer but I can't see how a 2mm diameter hole with a depth of no more than 4-5mm would cause any structural damage should it be plugged. I drove on the tyre for no more than 500m after the TPMS went off and it still had 30PSI in it when I got home. It's now on jack stands so I can't see why it would be beneficial to bin them and get new tyres if I can get the hole plugged to a point where it will hold pressure.

Keen to hear your reasoning if you think otherwise though.

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