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It's extraordinary that this could happen.
I found a 3" screw embedded in my tyre last winter.
Suspicion falls on the pikey next door hammering it in as I'd
parked with wheels turned. Convinced it was this.
End of brand new Mich Pilot Sport tyre...
 

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Thats is the biggest thing I've ever seen actually go through a tyre!!! How is that possible to be at the right angle for that to penetrate the tread. Hopefully its not like around here where kid jammed nails etc between the tread and the ground so as soon as the car moved the object was forced through the tyre. At least its in a repairable position on the tyre.
 

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Not loads of tread least so new non run flats going on.
I actually felt it happen. Every rotation I could feel the bolt hitting the inside of the alloy.

Managed to pull it out to the threaded section then had to spanner the last bit.


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A real Alfa one yes.
It’s pretty foo’d to be fair.
Not sure I’d trust that to be welded up but if you want it and wanna come to Blackpool to collect, its all yours!


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Welding alloy wheels is pretty difficult as they dissipate heat pretty quickly.
I remember this from when I specified some Momo wheels to go on the Focus launch car at Geneva in ‘98.
The PCD was wrong and they just managed to weld new centres in!
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(they were the most similar wheel available in a bigger size)
 

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Wow! - you've got to be about the unluckiest owner on this forum! The force for that bolt to make a mess of the alloy like that must have been pretty significant.

Glad you're sorted and hopefully that's the last of the bad luck.
 
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