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Vulcanized patch is the only way on Z-rated tires (archive)

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Posted by George Rochford on November 15, 1998 at 22:25:49:

In Reply to: roofing nail in my tire..whats the best fix?? posted by M3pitbull on November 15, 1998 at 18:38:27:

This is the only approved safe method of repairing a puncture on a V or Z speed rated tire. If it's on your sister-in-laws Corsica than it's o.k. to go with a plug. A vulcanized patch is a little more costly and inconvenient because the tire has to be taken off the wheel but if you plan on doing any driving the the triple digits arena than I strongly suggest a patch.

Regards,
George
94 911 Carrera 4 widebody
97 A4 1.8Tq chipped to 210hp


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