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Warning: Large pothole near Tampa Superchargers

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

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  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

    Btrflyl8e Supporting Member

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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.
     
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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 President, Florida Tesla Enthusiasts

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    Hi Alex,

    Thanks for the suggestion.

    Larry
     

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