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Old 09-19-2014, 04:16 PM   #1
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Default Would you use this tire? (Sidewall damage)



At it's deepest point, there are a couple fibers visible.
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Old 09-19-2014, 04:30 PM   #2
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Tread Depth is currently 8/32"
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Old 09-19-2014, 04:56 PM   #3
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If you can see cords, I'd pass.

thats just me being extra cautious.
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Old 09-19-2014, 05:52 PM   #4
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Looks like it spent a few revolutions with the bead unseated/broken. That would be a concern as well, for leaks at least IMHO.
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Old 09-19-2014, 06:06 PM   #5
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That's a pretty deep cut, play it safe and replace it.
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Old 09-19-2014, 06:09 PM   #6
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Looks like it spent a few revolutions with the bead unseated/broken. That would be a concern as well, for leaks at least IMHO.
Thats just old bead sealant.
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Old 09-19-2014, 06:24 PM   #7
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Looks like it spent a few revolutions with the bead unseated/broken. That would be a concern as well, for leaks at least IMHO.
thats what I thought as well at first glance or that the tire looked like it was cracking, and then I realized:

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Thats just old bead sealant.
and a dirty tire.
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:04 PM   #8
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I would not run that tire. Probably the sidewall won't blow out but I'd be so worried about it I'd always feel tense driving.
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