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Old 07-25-2005, 06:05 PM   #1
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From Last Thursday Night...

After a crappy twelve hour day at work last Thursday, was driving to pick up some Chinese take out when I picked up these "2" free loaders in my "R" rear tire. Could not be repaired & had to purchase a new tire the next day. Then the following Saturday morning, picked up nice flat, very sharp piece of metal in my "L" rear!! Luckily that was repairable. All this on a set of new Falken ZE 512's with less than 500 miles on them. As I was leaving the tire shop for the second time in as many days, the manager says, "See you on Monday". Anyway, enjoy the carnage;








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Old 07-25-2005, 06:09 PM   #2
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Ouch..that sucks!
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Old 07-25-2005, 06:30 PM   #3
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Re: From Last Thursday Night...

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[B] the manager says, "See you on Monday".
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Old 07-25-2005, 06:43 PM   #4
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that blows, i know how you feel, i got a nail in my tire as well, and had to go through hell to try to get another one.
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Old 07-25-2005, 07:09 PM   #5
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double OUCH!!
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Old 07-26-2005, 12:04 AM   #6
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Same thing happened to my Falken Ziek 512s a week after I had them! I had a huge bolt get picked up in them...You aren't alone.
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Old 07-26-2005, 02:04 PM   #7
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ouchy...that blows :( my bad
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Old 07-26-2005, 09:16 PM   #8
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Are those big gnarly nails or sticks?!

Wow that really sucks, 2 tires attacked so soon after one another... I smell conspiracy.
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I'll add my tale of woe:

Driving to work, slow cruise on local road (40MPH), windows down, radio off. Big 'ole truck pulls in front of me. I watch the big rock come skipping at me, I have only time to wince.. I hear the thunk, and cuss.

A few seconds later, I hear "hisss..hisss..hisss.." and the steering gets all squirrley. I pull over....

The rock took out my foglight. The foglight glass took out my tire. The shard was about 2" at the base, cut a big flap in the tread. Not repairable.

Tire - $130. Foglight - $50. 3M vinyl foglight protectors - $30.

And yep, it was a Monday.
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