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Old 01-01-2012, 10:37 AM   #1
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Running on "patched" tires

I have a set of 19s that I'm going to mount on my rims.

They are the Bridgestone turanza serenity 245/45/19.

Anyways. 3 of them have a patch from the inside. One even has 2 patches ( pretty spread apart ) But overall it looks good and the patches were done at a tire shop.

I'll have them mounted next week but overall, are patched tires safe?
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Old 01-01-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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it should be fine if the patches were put on correctly. double check if there's any leaks coming out of them once the tire pressure is set
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patch is ok as long as its done properly.
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Old 01-03-2012, 03:00 PM   #4
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It gets sketchy if the patches are too close to the sidewall.
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as long as its not near the sidewall you are good
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the speed rating is void once a repair has been done too.
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