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...in the rear tire. :-(



It looks like a little piece of rebar! I've pulled nails and screws from tires before, but never anything like this. I thought it was a bolt at first, but those aren't threads. I have no idea what it is or where it came from.

New tire en route from HDL. Got a spare for the front sitting in the garage so I'll replace both at the same time.
 

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My fear of picking something like that up at work. The reason I quit parking inside (3rd shift) @ the Air Cond./Refrig. bldg. I took a magnetic clip pole and picked up all kinds of pieces bad for a tire.
 

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Ran over some plyiers years ago handle went rite thru the sidewall dads brand new car lol ( even thou he wasnt laughing ) if its harder than the tire it will find a way in sorry bout your luck
 

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Like I say, I don't know what it is, but it's steel, 1/4 inch in diameter and 1-1/2 inches long. New tire should be here Monday.
 

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:agree: That cetainly seems to be the culprit!
 

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Used items like that building railcars. Riveted the roof on stretched box cars.
 
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