I AM MIGHTY! : /

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  1. Desk Jockey
    Desk Jockey

    Yo I AM MIGHT!

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    What snapped it was just the stock tire iron from Toyota. I have one of the mini 4-ways that breaks down from Harbor Freight. They work well for spinning the lugs on an off but not that great for loosening or tightening.

    It must have been weakened, because I didn't do nay more to it than any of the other and it was the only one that snapped. I'll run her car over Monday and have them replace it.
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  2. Desk Jockey
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    Yo I AM MIGHT!

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    You can never spend too much time on a boat, blasphemer.

    Brian H, of course a person can overtorque a lugnut by hand. But I’ve seen more crossthreaded and jammed by impact guns and hurried technicians.

    That’s why I mentioned “properly torqued.”
  4. steve_64
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    Stripped on is one thing over torqued is another.

    I've had studs break while driving from using a 4 way when I was young and dumber.
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    You are so mighty
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  6. Desk Jockey
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    Yo I AM MIGHT!

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    I know this. :winky:

    Shut up Marty!
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    Yea...shouldn't have to take off the tire on the road to fix that.

    Always carry a good plug kit....they are under 10 bucks......and a can inflator/sealer.

    Most tread penetrations from nails and screws are easily remedied...pull the object..rasp the hole.....lube up a stick and push it through.

    Get ya back on the road fast.
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    All the Chavez's around here would have had all 4 tires off in under 60 seconds.
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  9. steve_64
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    And left it sitting on cinder blocks.
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  10. Desk Jockey
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    Yo I AM MIGHT!

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    LOL fooker!
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    LOL
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    On CEment blocks?
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    The proper way to patch that tire.....
    For those bd's that can't afford a tire ...IS
    A vulcanized patch.....
    Tire off
    Wire wheel around hole
    Apply rubber CEment
    Lite the glue on fire
    Wait two or three seconds
    Apply patch
    Mash down with a round tool....
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    And use starting fluid to reinstall the tire on the rim.

    That's fun!
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    I've never done that.....sounds lik fun tho......
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    Watch a YouTube video of it. Farmers do it in the field. It's scary the first time.
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    Who doesn't have AAA?

    I'm not getting on the side of a busy road and fixing a flat.
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    I don't have time to wait for roadside service. I can get the tire swapped and be on my way before the tech has even been dispatched. The last time my wife called for a flat tire, they told her 2 hours.
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    Betcha those studs were made in China, where the words “heat treatment” mean “comprete mystely.”

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