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Old 04-08-2008, 03:17 PM   #43
bonox
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CodyY
When a tire has an injury (hole) the strength of that area is now gone. Yeah, it's only 30psi inside a tire. But keep in mind that it refers to pounds of force per square inch. Take the interior surface area of the tire, say 50" in circ. and 8" wide.

50 x 8 x 30psi= 12,000 pounds of pressure inside that wheel.
no physics degree for you!
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