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|27th March 2009, 03:06||#1|
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Changing a tyre- Experiences
Guys, I have had some interesting experiences while having to change the tyre for my car, mentioned here : https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1232658-post59.html
Would like to know if you guys have had similar experiences
Last edited by sammyboy : 27th March 2009 at 03:26.
|27th March 2009, 07:18||#2|
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Been there,done that. Had the same issue with my 1993 Mazda Protege,back in 2003. A flat tire,and almost 2 hours of trying to get the tire off (all that,with the temperature around 30F). I was all of 140lbs at that time,and the rusted nuts & bolts didn't help 1 bit.
Along came my 247lbs friend,and one jump on the wrench,and creeaakkkkk....creeakkkkk.!! the bolt turns, and off it comes! 4 more jumps, and all the bolts came undone.
15 mins later,I was at the Walmart supercenter,getting the tire fixed.45 mins later,the repaired tire was on. Few minutes later,I was back indoors,trying to bring my nose & lips back to life. Some single malt came in handy!
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