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Old 04-03-2016, 11:48 AM
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So the screw pulled out easily. Practically with my fingernail. It's very small. Looks to be the exact same screw as posted in that other screw thread. No bubbles. Lost zero pressure overnight

I don't think I even need to patch or plug this thing...thoughts?







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Old 04-03-2016, 12:10 PM
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I have had the tires repaired with mushroom tire plug. They come in different stem sizes based on the diametor of the hole. They must be installed from the inside on the tire. The tire is made rough around the hole, when glued from the inside, etc.

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Old 04-03-2016, 12:50 PM
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Drove it around..tire pressures went up an equal amount in all the tires. I think it should be fine - I wonder if plugging this would just cause more harm than good at this point.
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Originally Posted by rk-d View Post
Drove it around..tire pressures went up an equal amount in all the tires. I think it should be fine - I wonder if plugging this would just cause more harm than good at this point.
I definitely wouldn't bother plugging a hole that isn't a puncture.
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Old 04-03-2016, 01:23 PM
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Treaddepth is 5.5mm.
And then the cords and base. That screw is not that short.
I would push the car a bit on the road before you go to a trackday.
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Old 04-03-2016, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by jphughan View Post
I definitely wouldn't bother plugging a hole that isn't a puncture.
Agreed. Leave it alone.
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These tires are very soft,even rocks put dimples of that depth and it's fine.
Leave it alone.
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you dodged a bullet! move on, do nothing..carl
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Originally Posted by rk-d View Post
So the screw pulled out easily. Practically with my fingernail. It's very small. Looks to be the exact same screw as posted in that other screw thread. No bubbles. Lost zero pressure overnight

I don't think I even need to patch or plug this thing...thoughts?
Based on what I see in your photos, if no air is escaping, leave it alone, drive it, and forget about it. No worries.
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Old 04-03-2016, 11:35 PM
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you wouldn't want the screw dislodging as a projectile though...
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