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Old 05-28-2000, 11:51 AM
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having tire problems this year. who uses slime or a product like it, and does it work.
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Old 05-28-2000, 12:37 PM
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i use somthing like it works great<br>i think penzoil makes it<br>-nick
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Old 05-28-2000, 01:54 PM
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I've used something like it also.<p>had a flat on the front of the machine. no way am I gonna break that tire off and patch or replace a tube unless I have to.<p>squeezed in some of that stuff took a couple of passes in the drive and flat fixed!<p>GEO
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Old 05-28-2000, 03:44 PM
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Wal-MArt carries something similar for much less and it works just fine for small nail holes
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Old 05-28-2000, 04:36 PM
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I used it in two tires, one worked, one didn't. I've got foam fill in two sets of tires now, will have it in more as I replace worn tires. For what the foam fill costs I don't want to put it in a tire that will not deliver a full lifespan
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Old 05-28-2000, 05:30 PM
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I use slime or slime-like-products in everything. One day I noticed a wet spot on my trailer tire, it was a hole. The wet spot was the slime sealing the hole. The tire lost only 2 or 3 lbs of air a week until I could fix it.
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Old 05-28-2000, 08:13 PM
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Just a note, J Thomas now offers tires that are solid and are supposed to have a good ride. I haven't tried them myself but I think they are a good solution to always patching mower tires. Prices aren't too bad either from what I remember $40-$60 per tire and that comes with the rim, I think the local Firestone charges about $40 to foam fill.
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Old 05-30-2000, 08:24 AM
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Tried Slime twice with no luck. Bought a can of Prestone fix-a-flat ($3), haven't lost an ounce of air since.
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Old 05-30-2000, 04:56 PM
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i had the same luck with the prestone... put in in 2 main drive tires on my walkbehind that had slow leaks.... did that last november.... still havent lost air!
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