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Old 04-01-2006, 09:31 PM
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Slime is totally different than fix a flat. Fix a Flat will rust the rim, Slime doesn't. Changing a tire that has slime in it can be messy but I've had it done many times and the rim is still usable, just needs hosed off. You can buy Slime at any auto parts store or Wal-Mart but I think Wal Mart is the cheapest. Don't use foam filling cause that tire will be heavy as someone already mentioned but the ride will beat you to death, especially on a ztr.
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Old 04-01-2006, 09:39 PM
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works like a charm on small tires. everyone around here runs it in their atv tires.most of this country is thick with sand plum thickets and prickly pear. used to have flats every ride, now very very seldom.
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Old 04-02-2006, 03:38 AM
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Does the green tire slime really work? I've seen it, and would like to use it in my wheelbarrow tires to keep from getting flats all the time. Has anyone else used slime? Will it really stop the tire from leaking if there's a slow leak?

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Slime works very well. I don't worry much about the rear tires on the ZTR but I make sure that the casters are Slimed. Personally I think it's good "preventive maintenance", can eliminate down time in the event of a small hole or puncture. And from what I can tell, it doesn't rust the rim or harm anything. Any hardware store or auto parts store should have it.

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Old 04-02-2006, 12:33 PM
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Slime has worked great on my scag zrt but on my atv the tire still has a slow leak and its not a very big hole at all.
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Old 04-03-2006, 02:56 AM
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With the number of roofing nails in yards around here; slime is the only way to go
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Old 04-03-2006, 09:11 PM
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i used it in a UTV, worked great until you get that one punture that's too big for the slime to seal it.
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:39 PM
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Old 04-23-2006, 12:40 AM
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Tire slime is awesome works great, but be careful some shops will charge extra if they take of a tire and it has been slimed, i have seen the price to be $10.00 + per tire slimed
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Old 04-23-2006, 02:07 AM
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ive come across a few tires where im gueeing the slime wasnt applied correctly, and trying to dismount the tire, and clean up the rim was a nightmare. but used correctly it works great. ive only used it in small tires, wheelbarrows, lawn tractors and such..even a thorn will go through those. foam filling adds tremendous amounts of weight. do that on a skidsteer and you'll likely break stub axles. ive done it on some trenchers if there wasnt room for more weights.

the slime makes the tire easier to come off. might not be able to put on a patch, though, if slime dont fix it.
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