Wire Rims - Going Tubeless

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Wire Rims - Going Tubeless

Postby ImpBarn » Sun Dec 20, 2015 9:14 am

http://impbarn.blogspot.com/2015/12/tech-tip-wire-rims-going-tubeless.html

I tried a spoked rim sealing technique used by the well respected MGA Guru. It appears to be successful.
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Re: Wire Rims - Going Tubeless

Postby gcamron » Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:28 am

Old thread, but I'm curious about the long-term dependability of using this technique.

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Re: Wire Rims - Going Tubeless

Postby ImpBarn » Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:41 am

It is 2017. No problems yet.
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Re: Wire Rims - Going Tubeless

Postby mikephillips » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:36 am

If it all works, that great. In 40 some years now of wire wheels what I've seen is that results can be mixed since the spokes can move in and out a small amount in the rim causing most sealants to eventually begin to either split or separate from the rim enough to leak. If this brand is a good long term answer staying attached to the rim and not hardening over time, at least in our lifetimes.., sounds good to me.


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