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    From bad to worse!!!

    Could my night not get any worse!!!!

    Left for work about 4pm only to notice the tell tale sound of a flat tyre at the rear - found the O/S/R to be flat as a pancake at 10psi - thankfully had my compressor with me so inflated no problem...

    Funny thing is....I inflated all 4 tyres just 24hrs earlier so something has gone seriously wrong

    As if thats not bad enough - on the way home from work at 2am I see a gritter flyin towards me so i swerve into the left of the road to try and avoid all the shit flyin out of it only to make contact with a kerb at 30mph!!!!

    N/S/F now badly flat spotted and even heard the brakes starting to squeak

    Heres a quick piccy of the wheel




    Both tyres still appear to be holding their air but I'll just have to monitor everything and look into it when I get the chance.

    Ive got some old Corsa 15s I could put on as a last resort so its not the end of the world i guess.

    More unexpected expenditure - if everything together with a few other bits n bobs i need to do is gonna cost a bit more than i want then it may be time to resort to plan B.

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    sorry to see this has happened mate, but that wheel does look abit nackard! hope you get it all sorted soon tho!

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    That's bad luck mate, but there's never a good time is there?
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    sorry to hear about this geordie, whats plan b?
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    bummer mate as keith said its never a good time
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    sorry to hear about that, mate
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    Quote Originally Posted by A51M View Post
    sorry to hear about this geordie, whats plan b?
    Plan B is expensive but a worthwhile route....

    Just gonna whack the 15s on the front for now - keep the 18s on the rear - dragcar look

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    plan B is good marti! plan C cant be ruled out yet either!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post
    Plan B is expensive but a worthwhile route....

    Just gonna whack the 15s on the front for now - keep the 18s on the rear - dragcar look
    lol i wanna see that
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    All plans on hold for timebeing - got another car to use for work so will have a look at everything this weekend.

    Does anyone know if the flatspot is repairable?

    Failing that its gonna be time for new wheels....shame cos i love these ones and only ever seen 2 other cars with them

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