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Old 01-10-2008, 04:19 AM   #1
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Who know your tire is fubared when...

...theres a bulge the size of a fist in the sidewall.

The customer tried to convince me it didn't need replacing...

P.S. Guess what car it is.

Bulging picy
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Old 01-10-2008, 04:23 AM   #2
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...theres a bulge the size of a fist in the sidewall.

The customer tried to convince me it didn't need replacing...

P.S. Guess what car it is.

Bulging picy
The customer's ALWAYS right....you should know that by now, Mathew!

By the way, I linked to that pic as it was stretching even my nice new widescreen....
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Old 01-10-2008, 04:24 AM   #3
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Lol...I wonder if he knows the other guy that came here a while ago and tried to fit two different sized tires on his car.

I'm guessing that is a Z3?
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Old 01-10-2008, 04:31 AM   #4
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Lol...I wonder if he knows the other guy that came here a while ago and tried to fit two different sized tires on his car.

I'm guessing that is a Z3?

Today I brought in a car with a flat R/F tire. The work order line 1 complaint said "R/F tire is losing air". Usually what it says when the tire simply needs a patch and off they go.

I looked over the car and returned the work order with the following list:

R/F tire sidewall damaged. Need replace.
R/R tire sidewall bulged and cracked. Need replace.
R/F wheel bent. Need repair.
R/R wheel bent. Need repair.
R/F lower control arm bent. Need replace.
Possible further suspension damage, need alignment check.

Basically from what I deduced, the customer nailed a pothole, which set off the tire warning light. The customer later confirmed this, though he neglected to give that information in the first place


Chris, Z3 is incorrect.
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Old 01-10-2008, 04:33 AM   #5
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I'll have a stab at an RX-8
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Old 01-10-2008, 04:36 AM   #6
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I'll have a stab at an RX-8

You're way off....
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Old 01-10-2008, 05:20 AM   #7
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is it a DSM???
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