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Warning: Large pothole near Tampa Superchargers

Discussion in 'Florida' started by dan-l, May 3, 2015.

  1. dan-l

    dan-l Member

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    #1 dan-l, May 3, 2015
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    There is a huge pothole at the East entrance to the supercharger. I was turning behind a line of cars and didn't see it. It's huge so otherwise it's hard to miss, but be careful! It chewed through my tire and took a small piece out of the wheel. :scared:

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  2. FLDarren

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    Ouch, sorry to hear that. Thanks for the warning.
     
  3. Btrflyl8e

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    I cried a little on the inside looking at this. Sorry this happened!
     
  4. Captain Ducman

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    Thats about $570 worth of ouch, if you don't fix the rim. Ask me how I know :crying:

    About a year ago Marlena at the Tampa SC told me they have a rim exchange program, (a repaired rim, then they have yours repaired and sell it to the next guy) I can't remember the price but it was less than $200, maybe $150...

    I ordered two mounted/balanced/TPMS ready to go spares from Tire Rack on the shelf for just this reason.
     
  5. FLDarren

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    I didn't know about that wheel exchange program. Pretty cool. BTW, her name is Marlia. :smile:
     
  6. Captain Ducman

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    Update on the tirerack rims. While they are 10spoke turbines they aren't exactly like oem. I guess I need a set of 4 spares as I can't run mismatched rims :scared:

    They did come with new lugnuts and a 21mm adapter to install them.

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  7. Science->Truth

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    If someone can edit the title to this thread, I suggest "Warning re Tampa Supercharger large pothole". This is very helpful (preventive) info to spread more widely, maybe outside the FL thread.
     
  8. DJ Frustration

    DJ Frustration Model X Sig, Former Model S, Model 3 Res

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    How do you like the look of the Rialto rims? Been debating them as an upgrade from the standard 19" wheels from Tesla.
     
  9. Larry Chanin

    Larry Chanin Model S Perf Sig 1055

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    Hi Alex,

    Thanks for the suggestion.

    Larry
     

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