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can my day get any worse?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Tweaks' started by andykb, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. andykb


    Thread Starter

    ok after the ECU light coming on on the way into work this morning i though my day couldnt get any worse!

    Well i was wrong!!

    Air-con not working at the office
    Screw in my back tyre
    missed a ride out to Settle

    Has any bothered with puncture repairs in the past i have plenty left the rear tyre and tbh cant afford a new tyre this month, so im looking to repair it.
    Its right in the centre of the tyre so i reckon they could sort it
  2. If it was me I would repair it but get it replaced as soon as I could. It would always play on my mind
  3. SV_Justin


    Location: Kent
    I had a screw in my tyre when i had only done about 500 miles on it, right cheesed off!

    I got the tyre repaired and happily soldiered on until it needed replacing 5000 miles later :)

    If its in the centre, then i would definately get it repaired, its not worth the expense of replacement.
  4. Stu


    Location: Leeds
    Finding anyone these days seems harder to find who will repair a z rated tyre. If it can be repaired then I'll ride on it with no worries.

  5. ditto, exactly the same thing happened to me, it was fine. However i did get it replaced some time later before a track day, just didn't want it playing on my mind.
  6. AcB46


    Location: Bradford
    my dad has a puncture repair business i think it will cost you about 20 quid to repair if your interested.
  7. D41


    Location: Orange, CA
    WHAT!....Over here it's $100 to repair a puncture....and with a tyre being around the $150 range, few people bother with a repair.....I think maybe the shops do that simply to discourage repairs.
  8. Edski675

    Edski675 Administrator Staff Member

    Then you are being robbed, my Californian friend. $100!!! Wow!!! Have a great 4 July!!!!
  9. bloody hell m8, over here a rear tyre is almost double that price.
  10. What you pay £184 for a rear tyre, think you are being ripped off mate.
  11. nah, getting meself mixed up again, getting old m8 ( note to self.... keep taking the tablets)

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