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Yea just get AAA or something for blowouts. (archive)

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Posted by e. MattH on April 26, 2000 at 15:41:54:

In Reply to: Re: anyone ditch the spare for can of Fix-a-Flat? posted by jslick on April 26, 2000 at 15:39:53:

: : All,

: : I was wondering if that fix a flat stuff really works. If so, would you depend on it enough to ditch your spare and only use the fix-a-flat.

: : I have AAA, but i would always rather fix a flat myself.

: : the only reason i was thinking this is b/c of the 50lbs that it would save. This might seem a bit weird to some of you, but for some there is no cure!

: : Also, does this cause any problems with crumple zones etc.?

: I think I read about something like this in the BMW magazine lately. Don't know how new the mag was, but I recall that BMW has a fix-a-flat type of system available for some models. I recall that it replaces the bulky, heavy spare with a small compressor, and some patch goop in an injector can.

: Probably "Great Stuff" foam sealer from Home Depot.

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