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Old 09-18-2015, 12:32 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Jamesp View Post
I had a hole ( on a brand new tire ) patched at discount tire. They use a piece of rubber shaped like the stem of a wine glass, with the base being the patch. They removed the tire, prepped the hole area put the "stem" into the hole, glued the crap out of it, pulled it through and pressed the patch down with pressure. Looked like a high quality patch. Price - free.
That is the correct way to do it

A plain plug will not hold up on a high performance car and can be dangerous
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