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Old 11-28-2012, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by keechisan View Post
I recommend keeping a good quality plug kit and compressor in the trunk. [...] The key is catching the deflation early before the tire is damaged beyond repair!
Agreed. I came to the same conclusion after my first RFT flat. I was very lucky; 9am on a Saturday when I didn't have any particular place I had to be. But I got to thinking what if it was Saturday night? Or if I was on a weekend trip out of town? No, a plug kit won't solve all situations, but it covers a lot of them and if I can keep the tire inflated I have a LOT more range to limp the car home. (I'd be very cautious with any external plug, things get pretty exciting when your tire spits one out...)
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