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Hello again. I have scratched my tire's sidewall against a curb. Actually, as I have mentioned already, the tire started climbing up the curb as I was parking and then slipped and scratched the tire and the rim. Any ideas if this sort of damage will make a blowout accident more likely?
 

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Since i see no cords there i wouldn't worry about it much since it was a low speed curbing. Just keep an eye on the tire for a few days for air loss ect. There's ususally decent amount of rubber to the sidewall on top of the nylon cords that hold it together. So long as there aren't any bubbles in the sidewall i would say its fine.
 

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Strength comes from the layer of fibers. Rubber protects the underlying fibers from sun/mechanical damage.
 
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