sidewall punctures
 Even if you treat your tires very well, you might one day find one of your tires deflated by a hole like this.

In off-road situations your tires will most likely develop a hole in the lower sidewall area. This is where steel belted tires are the softest and most vulnerable. Due to the strong steel belts the tread area is well protected from punctures.

Here is how you fix sidewall punctures far away from a tire shop:

More basic off-road driving tips coming soon

Topics so far:

tire safety

rocks on road I

rocks on road II

save your paint

who invented 4WD ?

most unique 4x4

future of 4WD?

easy trips

tough trips

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