glenahan at vfemail.net
Fri Jan 23 19:01:34 PST 2015
But the message didn’t state the obvious if it popped a bead - a flat tire
On Jan 23, 2015, at 10:00 PM, Mark Rosenkrantz <speedracer.mark at gmail.com> wrote:
> Probably under inflated and popped a bead. Or bent rim flange, popped a bead. Either was, the driving on it damaged the sidewall permanently and you absolutely need a new tire.
> Mark Rosenkrantz
> Typos sent from my iPad
>> On Jan 23, 2015, at 9:10 PM, Vincent Gelinas <vrgelinas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, all! Patient is a 2004 A6qA with about 139k. 3.0 gas V6.
>> Good news! My car passed inspection and I have a sticker!
>> Bad news! On the way home, something in my front end started squeaking, there was a soft pop going around a curve, then my steering wheel started oscillating violently, so I limped home. There was a lovely popping and grinding as I took a right onto one road and again on to another, and when I got home, my right tire has massive cracks in the sidewall - though it still holds air.
>> I have no idea what happened. It was a little ponderous around the road before that, especially around the corners.
>> Any ideas without me jacking it up yet?
>> Sent from my iPhone
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