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6/21/2017 8:25:40 PM
Posted: 11/6/2001 2:51:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 2:55:07 PM EDT
Yes. Had em stuck in my shoe soles too...
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 3:00:59 PM EDT
Wolf Ammo?? Communist PLOT definately. In a pinch, you can just take a roll of Reynolds aluminum foil and wrap it round your head. What if you would have had Firestone tires!!??!![;)]
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 3:41:14 PM EDT
If you stay in side the loop that wont happen. untill that day Falcon out.
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 4:28:47 PM EDT
When I was a youngin' working at the gas station I pulled all sorts of weird crap out of tires. Combs, brushes, toothbrushes, you name it. Never had a shell casing, but I know it's possible. From my experience, this kind of crap only happens to heavy cars and trucks. The lighter cars just don't have the weight to force a toothbrush through a new tire.
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 4:32:41 PM EDT
maybe that's why most use brass? dern ruskis and their steel casings... (foil hat now firmly in place)
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 5:16:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 5:26:04 PM EDT
Originally Posted By brouhaha:
Originally Posted By mattja: From my experience, this kind of crap only happens to heavy cars and trucks. The lighter cars just don't have the weight to force a toothbrush through a new tire.
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Not true. When I had my '95 Dodge Avenger, I got a bad flat. The guy who fixed it found a CO2 cartridge (like from a bb gun) or possibly a small NOS cartridge (couldn't tell, no writing on it). It was just rattling around inside the tire.
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I'm sure it's possible. All I'm saying is that in my experience working at the station for 5 years I never pulled out things like that from lightweight imports. It was only the big, heavy domestics that accumulated large, blunt objects in the tires. Most of the small cars just got slow leaks from nails, which my tight-assed boss would plug instead of patch. Your mileage may vary.
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 5:53:52 PM EDT
A tornado can drive a piece of straw into a 2x4. I would imagine that a car/truck tire can pick up almost anything at the right speed/angle.JMHO BP
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 6:00:19 PM EDT
I worked for Discount Tire here in TX for five years. I have pulled many odd items from tires for repair. A sparkplug, quater, bone, Bic pen, toothbrush, and lots of rocks, but no shell casing.
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 6:03:33 PM EDT
Last month, I got not ONE, but TWO flats from shell casings. Gotta stop driving that close to where people shoot, and get the others to pick up the cases [:(] Aviator [img]www.milpubs.com/aviator.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 11/6/2001 6:39:10 PM EDT
I remember seeing a picture on-line once regarding a World Rally Car getting a puncture. A bullet casing had punctured the tread, and caused a slow leak. When they dismounted the tire, they discovered that the round was LIVE. The picture showed the bullet tip still in the case. What would have happened if the primer was struck and the round went off?
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