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Post by intruderrider on Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:40 am

I have a nearly new tire (less than 1500 miles) that loses pressure will hold 20 psi for a week but will not hold proper psi of 36.
I am gonna take it off today to dunk the tire. this may show me where it is leaking being an almost new tire I don't want to replace any help will be appreciated.Can I use slime in the tire or is it a no no.Or if it has a hole in the tire can I plug it?
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Post by hayweed on Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:18 am

If it will hold a lower pressure. The leak may be around the rim or valve stem. Fix a flat or slime will not reach these two areas. Plugging will get you by but not recommended. Some have used plugs with no problems.

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Post by intruderrider on Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:07 pm

Found the problem Crying or Very sad Nail in a bad spot.
Thanks Hayweed for answering my questions on the PM.
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Post by hayweed on Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:23 pm

Glad I could help.

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