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      01-12-2014, 09:39 AM   #1
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pot hole on bqe

just right before the 6th Ave exit on the right lane...f...king f...ked up my left front rim last night
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      01-14-2014, 11:27 PM   #2
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Even if I was driving a taxi I would avoid the BQE. The crappiest highway in NY in my book.
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      01-15-2014, 11:11 AM   #3
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yeah..and now I gotta spend more $$$ to fix the bent.....
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      01-15-2014, 11:33 AM   #4
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damn that sucks. SOrry. THats why my car never leaves queens. I rather take the train or walk lol
ROADS SUCK!!!!
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      01-15-2014, 11:38 AM   #5
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I hit that fucker last week going home. I swerved at the last min but still caught some of that pothole and it still sounded like a shot gun going off in the cabin.

That ain't anything though. I had a pothole in front of my job on Flatbush Ave that I could stand in.
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      01-15-2014, 11:46 AM   #6
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The BQE is all F'ed up, you'd think they would finally fix it. The grand central is full of pot holes after this past snow storm, watch out for that one too
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      01-15-2014, 01:24 PM   #7
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any good wheel repair shop that y'all recommended?
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      01-15-2014, 02:41 PM   #8
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bronx river going southbound, towards exit 5 (to get to rfk bridge), that's a bad stretch of dips & holes that got me a couple times recently...but back to the topic of bqe, yes its horrible lol.
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      01-15-2014, 06:05 PM   #9
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I work on the bqe id advise everyone to stay away from it we have up to 4" deep potholes since were gonna redo the whole deck next week
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      01-15-2014, 06:07 PM   #10
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which part if you don't mind sharing because I am really not looking forward to bent my wheels again
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I avoid the BQE like its a plague, I popped two tires and cracked one rim on there a year ago heading to BK just before you get on the Kosciuszko bridge, not to mention there were like 5 other cars pulled over for the same reason. I had to exit to a local street and sat in the cold for 5 hours luckily I found someone nice enough to bring me two spare wheels after which was too small for my oversized calipers and they had to make a second trips to get a second pair of 19" wheels from a 5series in order to get me home.
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SMH, suv here I come
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SUV doesn't make a difference....I saw this honda pilot with fat tires went ka boom right in front of me
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update fellas I just took WB BQE the center and left lanes after the K bridge are fucked up with potholes that's size of a basketball!!! slow down!!! also right after the cadman plaza exit where is becomes two lanes that's all fucked up with pot holes...so drive slow!!!
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      02-05-2014, 08:33 PM   #15
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update fellas I just took WB BQE the center and left lanes after the K bridge are fucked up with potholes that's size of a basketball!!! slow down!!! also right after the cadman plaza exit where is becomes two lanes that's all fucked up with pot holes...so drive slow!!!
LOL, i was on by cadman plaza going towards bay ridge, today at around 11am, range rover next to me got air from a pot hole.

fucking roads are a disaster, i don't understand how its getting so much worse.
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update fellas I just took WB BQE the center and left lanes after the K bridge are fucked up with potholes that's size of a basketball!!! slow down!!! also right after the cadman plaza exit where is becomes two lanes that's all fucked up with pot holes...so drive slow!!!
LOL, i was on by cadman plaza going towards bay ridge, today at around 11am, range rover next to me got air from a pot hole.

fucking roads are a disaster, i don't understand how its getting so much worse.
I think there are some 3rd world country that has better roads then bqe
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      02-06-2014, 12:27 AM   #17
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I think there are some 3rd world country that has better roads then bqe
The roads are never gonna get better. When spring comes all they are gonna do is patch it with gravel. So the potholes will be gone but the roads will be bumpy as hell.Then next winter rolls around and the potholes come back bigger than before and the cycle continues.
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I think there are some 3rd world country that has better roads then bqe
The roads are never gonna get better. When spring comes all they are gonna do is patch it with gravel. So the potholes will be gone but the roads will be bumpy as hell.Then next winter rolls around and the potholes come back bigger than before and the cycle continues.
ain't that a bitch.....
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Is it me or it's because of the run flats also part of the reason?

I do avoid potholes when I can, in the 2013 altima I don't feel a thing it's so comfortable over various road conditions
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any good wheel repair shop that y'all recommended?

What part of Queens your in?
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any good wheel repair shop that y'all recommended?

What part of Queens your in?
Intrack tires in Jamaica hands down the best shop
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Is it me or it's because of the run flats also part of the reason?

I do avoid potholes when I can, in the 2013 altima I don't feel a thing it's so comfortable over various road conditions
Run flat makes it worst.....but BQE is just horrible
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