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Tyre Split/Crack

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by HamsterHam, May 1, 2014.

  1. HamsterHam

    HamsterHam Member

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    Hi all,

    Probably me being paranoid but you thing the split on my tyre is much to worry about? Tyre is fairly new (approx. 6 months old). It's not that deep.
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    Cheers.

    HamsterHam
     
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  3. desertstorm

    desertstorm Well-Known Member
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    Thats been up a kerb and a good knock by the look of it.There is a scuff on the tyre itself and the alloy is a mess. I would be suprised if that would pass an MOT. The tyre wall is damaged and could blow out at any time. Pity as it's a good Michelin tyre. I would get that replaced and try not to drive into kerbs.
     
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  4. HamsterHam

    HamsterHam Member

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    Okay, the alloys need replacing for sure. It's how they were when I bought the motor.
     
  5. Vex182

    Vex182 Guess what I drive...

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    The tyre needs replacing, I would not like to keep using that.
     
  6. HamsterHam

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    Cheers guys. I'll get the tyre changed and save up and get new alloys at some point.
     

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