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    Completely baffled at my car.

    Just had two new tires fitted over Christmas, now ALL 4 of my tires look like they're low, so I took it to a garage today and he informed me that they're all losing pressure, and it may be my because of my alloys?

    Gutted as now when I drive my steering rattles all over the place like its clicking, and drags me to the left. This is mad as I had the back right and front left tires replaced and apparently they're losing pressure already?


    Are my only options to replace all the tires, or buy some new alloys with tires fitted?
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    How old are your alloys?

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    What alloys ??

    Sounds liek they've got damaged rims (possibly on the inside)

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    18's on 35 series tyres... it's possible the inside edges are like 50p's so they tyres may not be sealing correctly. That or the alloys have hailine fractures and are loosing pressure that way. You can get a product called Protex with is a gooey gel that is pumped into the tyre and seals any leaks, and also seals the tyre after a puncture. Bit like the Slime shit you get for mountain bikes tyres.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam_Astra_SXI View Post
    How old are your alloys?
    No idea how old, they came with the car.

    Quote Originally Posted by Coo View Post
    What alloys ??

    Sounds liek they've got damaged rims (possibly on the inside)
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2DD - Turbodave View Post
    18's on 35 series tyres... it's possible the inside edges are like 50p's so they tyres may not be sealing correctly. That or the alloys have hailine fractures and are loosing pressure that way. You can get a product called Protex with is a gooey gel that is pumped into the tyre and seals any leaks, and also seals the tyre after a puncture. Bit like the Slime shit you get for mountain bikes tyres.
    Ugh, how could all 4 of them have this problem already
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    Quote Originally Posted by Riskoe View Post
    No idea how old, they came with the car.

    Ugh, how could all 4 of them have this problem already
    Answered you own question...

    If your wheels are distorted then the tyres won't seal correctly.

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    Yuck. Looks like I might need NEW alloys and wheels then... just what I need. 400quid bill for alloys.
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    Welcome to the world of big wheels and shite road surfaces...

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    if you fancied something different, and 17's to save on tyre costs, i have some BBS RX258s with all toyos having good tread with one recently being replaced for £350!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jakeharvey63 View Post
    if you fancied something different, and 17's to save on tyre costs, i have some BBS RX258s with all toyos having good tread with one recently being replaced for £350!
    Thanks for the offer mate, but theyre not really my style!
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