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On-Vehicle Tire Repair

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Re: On-Vehicle Tire Repair
« Reply #15 on: August 07, 2012, 10:54:42 am »
If you have an electric compressor, you can also turn the generator on and use the outside electrical outlet.  Did that once when I had a flat, and a man came over with an electric impact wrench to help remove/install the lug nuts.

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Re: On-Vehicle Tire Repair
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2012, 08:29:36 am »
An air compressor is handy.  On an Alaska trip, we stayed overnight in a large gas station parking area (miles from any campground).  Start out next morning: thump, thump, thump.  After two flat tires and now a third one!  But careful inspection showed no flat tire.  Started off a second time and again: thump, thump, thump.  Doing a real detailed inspection revealed a fist-sized rock between the driverís side duals.  A nearby trucker came over with a very large crowbar.  The rock wouldnít budge.  Solution: let the air out of one tire, remove the rock, fire up the generator, plug in the air pump, pump up the tire, and on our way.
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Re: On-Vehicle Tire Repair
« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2012, 10:57:34 am »
GoPhoenix,

You offer great advise on removing a lodged rock between dualies when an air compressor is on hand.  2o2

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