How to Repair a Tire With a Sidewall Cut?

Answer Damage to a tire's sidewall can be repaired, provided the cut is shorter than a quarter inch and does not penetrate the outer rubber lining. The repair can be completed using a simple plug kit if t... Read More »

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How to Repair a Tire Sidewall?

Random chance typically places a screw or nail into the tread but road hazards can puncture the sidewall just as easily. Sidewall damage of any nature impacts the cords of the tire, creating a pote... Read More »

A tire is labeled 185 mm wide side wall is 70 percent of its width and the wheel has a diameter of 14 in so what is the tire's sidewall height?

Glass cut into small piece of tire near sidewall?

Offhand, if the cut does not go through any reinforcement (there are no white threads showing), you are OK.Take it to a tire shop and they will say you need 4 new tires because they refuse to fit o... Read More »

How to Repair Sidewall Damage to Tires?

Repairing damage to the sidewall of a tire is not as easy as fixing damage to the treaded area, but it can be done. If the tire is sliced, it should be discarded and replaced immediately. However, ... Read More »