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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-19-2008, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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I had a fund raiser tonight in which I had to speak at and that went well. As soon as my speech was over I was hitting the open bar to calm my nerves a little. BTW I apparently did well because I had a US Congressman say "have you ever considered becoming a speech writer." Anyway, I'd had a few to drink so my girl drove home. Meanwhile I'm on the phone trying to set up a meeting for tomorrow so of course I'm not paying attention. After I hang up she says "your car is driving weird." I ask what she means and she has doesn't know and decides it's probably just different then hers. Then I hear knocking. I'm thinking oh crap! I tell her to slow down and the knocking slows down. By this time we are turning on my street and I realize I have a flat tire. I ask how long it had "been driving weird" and she says since we left the fund raiser. DOAH!!!!!!!! So we drove 10 miles on a flat tire and I'm sure it's ruined now but it's too damn cold to look at it tonight. It's -2 degrees.

I'm wondering if the rim is bent too? What do you guys think? I mean it's flat! Definitely unseated from the rim.

So......... I'm thinking if I have to buy a new P zero (200 bucks) and a new rim (who knows how much) I might as well just get new rims and tires all around. What do you think guys think?

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take a look at it in the daylight... then you'll know for sure.

also... front or rear?
 
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10 miles on a flat tire... would definately have the rim checked out before putting a new tire on it. do you have stock rims on or aftermarket? either way it would be cheaper to just get the new tire and rim rather then a whole new set of tires and rims IMO



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10 miles on a flat tire... would definately have the rim checked out before putting a new tire on it. do you have stock rims on or aftermarket? either way it would be cheaper to just get the new tire and rim rather then a whole new set of tires and rims IMO
Thankfully it's my stock rim.

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take a look at it in the daylight... then you'll know for sure.

also... front or rear?
front passanger side.

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you should be able to get a stock rim for $100 or less, so that would be the thing to do.



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Well the chrome 17" at the dealer full price is 750$, I'd say if you were thinking of a rim upgrade you should do it now.

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just noticed you have an SS, so yea the rim will be considerably more expensive... so maybe it would be a good time to upgrade



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man that sucks bro...when something breaks, its time to upgrade!
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front?

man... no offense but your GF must be a really bad driver... a flat on the front of a FWD vehicle should be like a slap to the face...
 
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front?

man... no offense but your GF must be a really bad driver... a flat on the front of a FWD vehicle should be like a slap to the face...
I know! I just don't freaking get it. How does she not know?

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