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Old 11-06-2005, 07:45 AM   #1
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rear tire blew out

on the interstate, doing 70. Pass. rear tire... surprisingly, the car didn't pull at all. I have some pics of it, but who doesn't know what a blown out tire looks like. My car currently has a new tire (was 'out of service' for less than 12 hours).
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I have some pics of it, but who doesn't know what a blown out tire looks like.
lets just say we dont and post the pics anyways...but glad you are okay
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Re: rear tire blew out

I'll post them up when I go home... also, my rim is in perfect shape still, and it took my dad 2 hours to find my car, even though I had my hazards on, and was only 10 minutes from home... he calls me from a town that's 45 minutes away asking where I am... yeah, I know. The girl that was in my car (just a gal pal), called her dad after 1.5 hours, and her dad was there in 12 minutes, lol. Later, my dad said "well I saw a car with hazards on, but I thought it was too close to home..." ....... DOH.
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Re: rear tire blew out

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Re: rear tire blew out

Do you not have a spare tire?
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Old 11-06-2005, 12:09 PM   #6
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Do you not have a spare tire?
i was wondering the same thing
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Re: rear tire blew out

I do, however, the jack isn't exactly something I wanna do... called a PIMA (yes, pain in my ***)... and I was so close to home.
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Re: rear tire blew out

All I know is...after about 15 minutes of sitting there, I woulda jacked the thing up and put the spare on.
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Re: rear tire blew out

well, the girl that was with me, called her dad and was in his car in under 15 minutes... and she lived 5 miles further away than me
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Re: rear tire blew out

But...that was after an hour and a half wait.
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Re: rear tire blew out

yeah, but I was talking to her.
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Re: rear tire blew out

But...she's just a friend.
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Re: rear tire blew out

maybe he wants a friend with benefits?
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Re: rear tire blew out

no, but I was having a good time talking to her.
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Re: rear tire blew out

i woulda talked to her while i put the spare on.. it takes like 20 minutes, if that.
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Re: rear tire blew out

I'm lazy...
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Re: rear tire blew out

Ah...so the truth finally goes out.
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so whatd you do? wait for someone else to come change your tire? you coulda at least pulled the blown one off to take it to a tire store
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Re: rear tire blew out

no, I called my dad, he brought the truck and the car trailer... and I drove it onto the car trailer, and then had the tire shop take off the rim, and tire, and put a new tire on.
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wow... i would have pulled the wheel off, put the spare on, driven home, gotten dad, gone to the tire store, let them deal with the rest. done in 2 1/2 hours tops.
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Re: rear tire blew out

it was near 11 pm... good luck finding a tire shop at that time.
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Re: rear tire blew out

Haha, I wish my dad would do something like that to help me. When I blew my exhaust manifold, I was about 30 minutes from home and wanted my dad to come follow me home b/c I wasn't gonna be going very fast. He said he'll hear me when I drive up and follow me into the driveway lol. Lotta help that was.
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^LOL thats too funny
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Re: rear tire blew out

and we have a pic... from where the car was, when it stopped moving
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the rim is in perfect shape still... there aren't scratches on it from that.
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