4

enter image description hereenter image description here

I just recently curbed my rims on my Lexus IS F 250 every drivers pet peeve! The rim damage is fixable I know but my main concern is do I need to replace the tire? I see no threads , and there is no air leakage. It's honestly not deep I wouldn't even say an inch. It's mainly the tire protector part. My only stall is if I change one tire I have to change all. I don't drive on the freeway , I'm really not a everyday driver besides weekends.

2

This looks like the low-profile tire fitted on my IS350. I've had a few chunks missing from one of my tires for more than a year now without any issue.

You should be fine as long as that tear is pure rubber and the tire's wireframe hasn't been exposed.

  • Thanks I figured! Cause it's just the rubber just reading all the blogs makes me even more nervous about its not puncture deep so I figured it should be ok! – Thomas Mar 28 '17 at 19:57
  • Keep an eye on it. If you see it start to bulge at all, don't drive it until you can get it replaced. – atraudes Mar 28 '17 at 23:34

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.