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Do I need to replace this tire?

 
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jseisma jseisma
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 04/17
Posted: 04/27/17
08:40 AM

hi all,

my ride jumped a curb at about 30-40kph. it caused about an inch gash, about 5mm deep (at deepest point). tire is 2.5 years old.

i don't see bulging or loosing pressure. drove following a straight line, no drifting to the right.

before i go to the tire shop. wanted to know people's opinions, would you replace the tire?

thanks!  

Just Try It1 Just Try It1
Moderator | Posts: 2192 | Joined: 08/14
Posted: 04/27/17
06:14 PM

this is a HANDS on TIRE dismounted from the wheel inspection done by a tire professional.


sometimes one can tell by just looking that the tire must be replaced.

just a small bulge on the tire tread image  

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