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  • Day12

    Technical update

    May 22, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 77 °F

    Stopped for lunch in a motorway service area. Very busy place. After the second puncture which once again was nothing to do with anything being picked up from the road. I strongly suggest to anyone restoring a car. Do not buy cheap inner tubes. The TC came with good quality new tyres and very thin cheap tubes. The two good tubes I brought are now in the rear wheels and they weigh at least double the weight of the two which have punctured. I managed to get the thin tube repaired for an emergency. When we get to Malta I will order four heavy duty tubes and replace both fronts and the spare
    We have swapped from A roads to toll roads as the surface of the dual carriageway on non toll roads can be terrible with too many pot holes. The TC suspension can't really cope and we are sick of being bounced out of our seats.

    The repair didn't work. The spare tyre was flat when we reached tonight's hotel.
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