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Tire/wheel protection recommendations

Discussion in 'Model S' started by juju, May 5, 2018.

  1. juju

    juju Member

    Mar 28, 2018
    #1 juju, May 5, 2018
    Last edited: May 5, 2018
    Hey gang

    Last Saturday morning I noticed a weird noise coming from the back right tire. Immediately I knew it was either a rock or a nail. I’m not religious but I prayed pretty damn hard for it be a rock.

    Alas, it was a nail. Too close to the wall to repair. New tire. 245/35/21...$360 installed, balanced, and aligned.

    Progressive told me they don’t offer wheel/tire coverage separately so I’m in the market. Tried AutoNation and cannot get a call back to save my life.

    Curious if anyone on the forum has any tire/wheel insurance recommendations.
  2. Bebop

    Bebop Active Member

    Jun 25, 2017
    If you buy tires from Discount Tire, not only do you get free tire rotations but also “insurance” on flat tires. You pay a bit extra for coverage but if you get a flat, you get the tire replaced for free.

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