Shifted wrote: ↑Thu Dec 03, 2020 4:15 pm That doesn't look like a DWS 06. What model was it?
Having done a lot of tire mounting and dismounting on my own machines, I can't imagine what they did "right" that would cause a sidewall rupture to happen when it didn't rupture on the car. The only two things that I can see causing that are they either didn't deflate the tire before unseating the bead with the pneumatic bead breaker and there was a LOT of pressure in the tire, or they put the lip of the bead breaker scoop in the middle of the sidewall instead of right up against the bead. I haven't done anywhere near the number of tires that a tire shop does, but certainly north of 100 on various sizes from tiny to huge. And that cut has a suspiciously slightly curved shape to it that would match up very nicely with the curved edge of the dish on a pneumatic bead breaker.
maddog2020 wrote: ↑Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:26 am here is my Conti DWS blowout.I had that happen to me one time on the freeway at about 85mph; pretty sure I picked up a piece of metal that penetrated the inboard sidewall. Was a matter of a few seconds. Definitely got my attention and VERY glad it was a rear tire.
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