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Old 08-30-2014, 06:17 PM   #1
ChwyNiblet
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So I'd like to open this thread with a big thank you to PennDOT and their lovely preservation of Pennsylvanian roads. /rant

Anywho, on my way to work on an exit ramp off 76 towards King of Prissia I hit a massive pothole which among other things blew my front passenger tire which resulted in this:



So since I needed to get towed to work, I had the tow company drop my car off at Sears Auto (trust me, I know). So I happened to have a spare set of tires and had Sears mount and balance them.

I finally got some free time today so I decided to take of the front passenger wheel and inspect for damage and I found this.





Now they were able to mount the tire, although there are a good amount of wheel weights on it and it doesn't seem to be loosing air, but is that safe? My inquiring mind wants to know what NASIOC thinks.
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Old 08-30-2014, 07:25 PM   #2
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There's places that could possibly straighten that but for the amount it'd cost you'd be better off snagging a junkyard wheel or two. Also looks like your tire was about to go soon anyways.
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