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Re: (ET) ET tires and tubes...
- Subject: Re: (ET) ET tires and tubes...
- From: jim <fiskfarm mediaone net>
- Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2000 23:10:49 -0400
- Organization: Suds & Service
- References: <EAEBKKHKMMLBGGHEFPCNAEBECDAA barnesr nwlink com>
- Reply-to: fiskfarm mediaone net
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
I have also been successful wire brushing the rim, spray painting it and
some GE silicone around the rim before remounting the bead. My Swinger
which weighs considerably more than the ETs (about 7000#) has responded
perfectly to this same method and some of those rims were dismal when I
"R. Barnes" wrote:
> I had a leaking rear tire. A little soap solution showed the leak was
> the rim. I flattened the tire and pushed the bead of the tire off the
> Then, I scrubbed the rim and tire where they come together. This fixed
> flat. Dirt had gotten in between the tire and the rim.
> I had a front tire with a slow leak. That one was actually leaking on the
> rim, in the center! This one got a tube. I suppose you could pinpoint the
> leak on the rim and weld it, but that sounds like too much work.
> Rick Barnes