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Old 06-28-2012, 09:43 PM   #1
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Road objects breaking valve stems

Talking to my brother in law who had a object fly from the front tier into the rear duels and brake the valve stem. We were wondering if this happens very much, I had a side wall puncture that way on my pickup truck once.
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I would say it to be a rare event, I've seen objects hit in the road and get the sidewalls even a small stick put a hole in the wife jeep tire in the sidewall so it can happen. I have drove big truck for many years and never seen a valve stem get knocked off, seen rocks, small boards even metal stuck in the duellys I would say it was a unluckly shot. Most of the time objects are steered around on the road
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Old 06-29-2012, 08:49 AM   #3
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I'd put the word extremely before rare.

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Old 06-29-2012, 09:26 AM   #4
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I'd put the word extremely before rare.

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Yes, as in, this is one of those extremely rare events where I would agree with Ed.

Just a little humor Ed. They say it's good for the soul.
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Remind your BIL that things like that, rare as they are, occur in threes.
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As you said thinks happen in threes, he also had a piston in his 454 let loose and refrigerator die on that trip. It cost him a lot money that trip.
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