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Old 11-30-2002, 04:14 PM
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Leaky tire

Can't seem to stop the air loss. Any ideas.
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Old 11-30-2002, 05:23 PM
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I get this when I get crud built up on the bead and tire rim from numerous flats. What works for me is to take the tire off. Then clean the bead area real good and clean the rim real good. I then remount the tire and air it up. If that doesn't work, check for rim damage or damage to the tire bead.
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Old 11-30-2002, 06:12 PM
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Get them foam filled.....you'll never have to worry about a flat again. (only works for the front tires the rear would be too heavy if you foam filled them....)
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Old 11-30-2002, 07:19 PM
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If you ran it flat, you may have bent the rim. Just like how you dont drive a truck w/ a flat.
Outside of the rim is rusted, most likely the inside bead part is as well. Take tire off, sand off rust & try again.

If you cant get it filled, stop by your dealer & pick up a new one. there not that much $.
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Old 11-30-2002, 10:30 PM
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How 'bout a tube?
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Old 12-01-2002, 12:55 AM
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just through a tube in there
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Old 12-01-2002, 02:26 PM
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A good remedy for this is to remove the tire from rim, and clean the rim with a wire brush (drill brush preferably), then wipe clean with a cloth, then paint. (cheap spray paint will do). The tire itself may need some cleaning around the bead area.( this is best scraped off), when paint is dry apply some automotive transmission fluid around the rim, and the bead of the tire. (not in excess, just enough to cover). put tire back on, and inflate.

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Old 12-07-2002, 05:59 AM
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what the heck is that white stuff oozing all over the place on this tire?? a foam job gone bad??
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Old 12-10-2002, 01:55 PM
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looks like fix a flat to me.

do as they said and break the tire and wheel down. clean it really good, look for any rust/pitted areas that may not be allowing a good tire to wheel seal.
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Old 12-17-2002, 07:23 PM
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what the heck is that white stuff oozing all over the place on this tire?? a foam job gone bad??
It's just a soapy water mix.
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