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Old 01-06-2013, 05:19 PM   #1
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What are you guys using to make the holes in tires? Thanks!
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Leather punch works great.

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leather punch is the best, but I have used my dremel with a small bit in a pinch.
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Bore Worms.
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Leather punch - 5 bucks at harbor freight.
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Old 01-07-2013, 07:19 PM   #6
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Well! I guess I'll be picking up a bore worm! Thanks, guys.
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why holes in the tire and not the rim?
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why holes in the tire and not the rim?
Slings out any water or sand that gets in the wheel
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ok so why a hole why not just a slit? will it keep tearing?
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ok so why a hole why not just a slit? will it keep tearing?
Most likely yes.
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I would think a slit would eventually get bigger as the tire wore. The whole kind of ends the tear right away. No line to start ripping along to eventual gaping tear!!
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but just think, you could brag your car is so fast it rips tires apart.
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