if you just need one reason to check your tire pressure...*click here*

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by wnut, Mar 9, 2004.

  1. wnut

    wnut Guest

    havn't been on here for awhile...so thought i'd drop by with a friendly reminder.

    low pressure blowout - when tire is running on low pressure, sidewalls collapse and melt seperating the thread section from the sidewalls. only takes about 3-5 miles on the freeway especially at high speeds.

    it's surreal to realize that the wheel rolling next to you on the freeway is your own.

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    tires were falken grb fk451's
     
  2. KeeperOfAcheron

    KeeperOfAcheron I dub thee Sir Phobos, Knight of Mars, beater of a

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    Fortunatly, the wheel doesn't look that damaged.

    Does remind me though, I do need to go put more into my tires. I deflated a little after my last offroading.
     
  3. curiousgeorgeM3

    curiousgeorgeM3 naughty little monkey

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    Damn dude!! At least you're ok.
     
  4. T-T

    T-T Born Into Retirement

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    Shitty, any damage to the car?

    Glad I check up on mine every now and then.
     
  5. wnut

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    no damage to the car, the 2 bends in the rim were there so everything's just shibby.
     
  6. curiousgeorgeM3

    curiousgeorgeM3 naughty little monkey

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    Too bad you weren't here in LA. I'd straighten your wheels for free.
     
  7. DSHR

    DSHR Well-Known Member

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    That blows man.

    I thought the tires were bridgestone S0'3s before reading :hs:
     
  8. wnut

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    whoa...when'd u move to socal? job? thanks for the offer =) u going to that huge euromeet sometime early april? i'll be hauling ass in the orange vf engineering gti.
     
  9. stillspiraling

    stillspiraling Would you like some making fuck, BERSERKER

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    you have an S4??? I saw this post on AW a few days ago..
     
  10. curiousgeorgeM3

    curiousgeorgeM3 naughty little monkey

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    Haha, yea moved about a month ago. Working for RimPRO LA. What is this Euromeet you are talking about? I would def like to check it out.
     
  11. wnut

    wnut Guest

    stillspiral - it's actually an a4
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    the rim was actually on the driver's side front, it took me all of 10 minutes to figure out that my friggin spare didn't fit over my brakes.

    cg - http://rsvp.socaleuro.com/

    check it out, i know where to send to socal group for rim problems now =)
     

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