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Tire question

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by mowerman41, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. mowerman41

    mowerman41 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 262

    I have a toro 60" one of the rear tires is bulging on the sidewall only in one spot any idea what it could be? I have not put any air in or taken any air out of the tire, I can't figure out why it would do that.
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  2. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,018

    Doesnt really matter. Time to get a new tire.
  3. dutch1

    dutch1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Jayhawk
    Posts: 2,231

    Likely a cord break or sidewall separation but as Pugs says, it's time for a new tire--possibly two if there is little tread left.
  4. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,240

    Like Dutch and Pugs said...Time to replace the tire...
    I know you dont understand what happened to the tire...me neither...I havent even seen it.
    You have 2 choices...replace it ....or ride it till it blows...
  5. mowerman41

    mowerman41 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 262

    Thanks for the advice bought a new tire today. The tire only had 210 hours on it.
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  6. heather lawn sp

    heather lawn sp LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 681

    A bad impact with a big rock or a big pothole could cause the sidewall to breakdown
  7. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,695

    would be to tube it. Might get a little more wear out of it

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