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Old 11-17-2012, 04:53 AM
lildevil_66 lildevil_66 is offline
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Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Gastonia, NC
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Our local tire dealer has a chemical used in mostly commercial tires but will add it to any tires if wanted. When I purchased new tires for my Z-Turn, I had him add it for about $10 a tire. He said if I get a nail or something. just pull it out and I would see a little white "pimple" appear. That would indicate the compound has sealed the hole. Wouldn't you know within a week of putting on the new tires I found a roofing nail in one. I removed it and sure enough, a little white dot appeared. I never heard the first bit of air from the tire and it has not lost any pressure since they were installed. I took the mower back to the dealer and had him fill the front casters as well and hopefully the results will be the same if I pick up anything in them. You guys may want to check with your local dealers to see if they offer this service. Of course I don't think they will hold if you put a big hole in the tire or cut the side wall. Beats the hell out of Slime!!
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Turbo Diesel
6.5 X 14 Custom Trailer
Toro Z Master 149 25hp/52" with DFS Collection Sys.
Honda HRB217 21" Self Propelled Hydrostatic
Ryan LawnAire 28 Core Aerator
Stihl HS80 Hedge Trimmer
Stihl HT101 Limb Saw
Stihl FS110 Trimmer
Stihl FS90 Trimmer
Stihl HL 135° Hedge Trimmer Attachment
Echo SRM260S Trimmer
Stihl BR600 Magnum Blower
Stihl BR420 Magnum Blower
Echo Backpack Sprayer
Shindaiwa RS60 Spreader
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