How to Plug a Nail Hole in a Car Tire

Got a small nail in the front tire. Keep in mind, you can't plug the hole if it is in the sidewall of the tire

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How to Plug a Nail Hole in a Car Tire
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Tools I'm using

Tools I'm using

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This is the small nail

This is the small nail

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Used my pliers to pull it out.

Used my pliers to pull it out.

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Use can use the rasp that comes with the kit to open and clean the hole, but it's faster to use a drill.

Use can use the rasp that comes with the kit to open and clean the hole, but it's faster to use a drill.

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Once the hole was big enough, I used the rasp to clean it

Once the hole was big enough, I used the rasp to clean it

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Thread the plug though the tool

Thread the plug though the tool

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Start pressing it slowly into the hole

Start pressing it slowly into the hole

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Keep pushing until you're left with about 1/2-1/4" is showing

Keep pushing until you're left with about 1/2-1/4" is showing

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Then pull the tool out and the plug will stay

Then pull the tool out and the plug will stay

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I used a razor blade to cut the excess off then filled it with air. Tire held pressure, and I'll just keep an eye on it.

I used a razor blade to cut the excess off then filled it with air. Tire held pressure, and I'll just keep an eye on it.

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