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Is this tire damaged beyond use?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Toy4Life, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Jul 2, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    Any tire pros that could answer this. Is this tire safe or still good? The inside of the bead got tore up in one area when it was being removed. I was gonna throw an ad up on Craigslist, but want to make sure this thing isn't just garbage. See pics below (big pictures to show what I'm talking about)

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  2. Jul 2, 2009 at 1:44 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    dont use it its not safe
     
  3. Jul 2, 2009 at 1:49 PM
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    Yeah...Damage that close to the bead is really questionable.
    What happened to it??
     
  4. Jul 2, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    I'm not planning to use it. I was gonna sell it. It still has the nipples on it. It was the spare under my 4Runner. I just don't want to endanger anyone.
     
  5. Jul 2, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    I'm guessing it's just old. That happened when the shop removed it from the wheel. The rest of my tires are 235/75/15....that one is a 31/10.5...had to get it swapped out.
     
  6. Jul 2, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    Shame really....enough tread to swallow 1/2 a quarter.
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  7. Jul 2, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    You could use your damaged tire as a coffee table. lol
     
  8. Jul 2, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    Or a TIRE SWING!!! I fucking LOVE a tire swing!!
     
  9. Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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