How to repair a puncture on a 4X4 tyre, can you do it? Punctures are a fact of life when you’re driving in the bush. Often, a simple external plug can make an effective temporary repair, but sometimes, it won’t cut it. If the hole isn’t in the crown or too big for a plug, you’ll need a patch. We give you a step-by-step instruction on how to perform a patch fix on a staked 4X4 tyre, out in the bush.