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    Grrr screw in my tyre

    Just gone out after finishing work and found i have a screw in my tyre

    How much will i be looking for a new tyre on the standard astra 17inch GSI rims?

    Not what i need 2days before payday and when stuck in work till 8:30pm.

    Anyways best go back out in the cold and fit the spare steel wheel

    Thanks
    Arden Blue Astra GSI now sold

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    you could get a plug put in the hole but its down to the place the screw is in

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    hada 3inch nail in mine right near the side wall, cost me atenner to get it plugged....
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    can you not get it repaired, i have had mine done loads of times, (not on the gsi though) costs around a tenner
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    Thanks for the fast replys guys
    Its in the middle of the tyre but to be honest i would want a new tyre as wouldnt trust a plug on my modded gsi 2 much of a risk i think.
    Arden Blue Astra GSI now sold

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    a plug in the center will be fine
    dam the rs6 had a plug in that on a trip to spain no props at all in 6k till a new set of boots was needed

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    You can pick yokohama parads up for about £70 each.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dannysport18 View Post
    a plug in the center will be fine
    dam the rs6 had a plug in that on a trip to spain no props at all in 6k till a new set of boots was needed
    Ok thanks that makes me feel abit better now. I will get it looked at on my day off wednesday.

    Still waiting for trolly jack to turn up before i go back out and change it
    Arden Blue Astra GSI now sold

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    also you should change 2 wheels at a time if you change the tyre

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    OR ignore the above statement if you're a super pikey like me

    (Only joking :P I'm skint til end of month )
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