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Old 03-03-14, 09:22 AM   #1
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These tires that I have on mine are so fragile that a light contact with curbside damaged the sidewall while parking. Would love to hear from any tire experts whether to replace or looks fine as is. Is there a way to get this repaired. I know sidewalls really shouldn't be repaired. I have dunlop sp sport maxx 050 on my 4th Gen GS350RWD. Size 235/45R18
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Old 03-03-14, 05:02 PM   #2
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They are costly to replace but I wouldn't want risk it.

Get the full set of Michellin and put your Dunlop on craigslist.

You have RWD staggered so just get 2 will be good.
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Old 03-04-14, 08:14 PM   #3
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So long as sidewall cords aren't visible, nothing to worry about.... From the pics looks like you're ok
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