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So I pulled into my driveway last night and heard a huge PPPSSSSSSHHHTTTT! I thought a hose blew off my engine. When I got out of my car I heard the noise coming from the back end. It was my three month old Yokohama Avid Envigor 18" with 3,000 miles. There was a utility blade stuck in the tread right near the side wall. I was really upset as you can imagine. So $200.00 later I have my stock 16's on again untill Town Fair Tire gets my tire in stock :cry: :cry: :cry: .
 

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The rim is fine, thank god. They aren't exactly easy to come by. What a difference driving on the fluffy 16's vs the 18's.
 

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That sucks. I bought the tire insurance on my Generals but it was from Tire Rack so I have to do the same thing, mail order replacements if I need them. I'm glad the rim is ok.
 

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Yeah only problem is that they gave me such a good deal on the tires that they wouldnt sell me a road hazzard warranty. I paid $138pr tire. When they retail them for $213ea. They matched a internet price I had. The cool thing is I got a call today from the guy saying the tire would most likely be in there store tomorrow afternoon and they will match the price they sold them at before! $138.00! So with balancing around $150.00.
 

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Man, people and tires. I should install heavy duty magnets in the front of my car to pick up any random metal object that might stab a tire.... :lol:
 

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Man, people and tires. I should install heavy duty magnets in the front of my car to pick up any random metal object that might stab a tire.... :lol:
Two problems there Tang.1/You will still get all the non-ferous metals and 2/Your alternator cannot support the magnet you have in mind.
There is a better and cheaper way but I don't dare to mention it fearing all the feminist uproar it will create. :beer:
 

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Definitely a rotten sound (but very, very far from the "Worst Sound Ever!"). Sorry to hear it happened. Seems like a quick fix. Hope it goes smooth...
 

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I did manage to find the most annoying sound ever......

 

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SUVord said:
Tang said:
Man, people and tires. I should install heavy duty magnets in the front of my car to pick up any random metal object that might stab a tire.... :lol:
Two problems there Tang.1/You will still get all the non-ferous metals and 2/Your alternator cannot support the magnet you have in mind.
There is a better and cheaper way but I don't dare to mention it fearing all the feminist uproar it will create. :beer:
Chicken! :D
 

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Well at the end of today I got my tire mounted on my wheel and its sitting in my shed with my other wheels, waiting to be installed. :thumb:
 
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