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Old 01-13-2020, 02:07 PM
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Tubes in tubeless tires? Anybody try this since tirshopa won't repair sidewall punctures anymore?
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Tubes in tubeless tires? Anybody try this since tirshopa won't repair sidewall punctures anymore?
When have they ever? Sidewall damage compromises the structural strength of the tire. An inner tube cannot restore or compensate for that; it could only retain air.

Apart from that, AFAIK modern wheels are incompatible with tubes (among other possible problems, there is no proper accommodation for the valve stem).
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Suck it up and buy a new tire.
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Suck it up and buy a new tire.
This a brand new tire that I'm referring to...
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Tubes in tubeless tires? Anybody try this since tirshopa won't repair sidewall punctures anymore?
simple and only answer is NO. if it is a new tire, do you have road hazard warranty on the tire? If so, get replaced under it. If not, then buy a new tire.

longer answer as to why NO. Two different kinds of tires. You will also increase heat inside the tire and cause failure anyway. But, since you now have a hole in your sealed tire, your tube will want to go the path of least resistance, so the tube will invariably push through the sidewall hole causing failure agian. The tube isn't going to replace the structural integrity of the sidewall which has already been compromised.

why people want to take any risk on tire safety is beyond me. Those four little patches of rubber are essential to the safety of you and those around you when you drive. If you can't afford $150-$200 for a tire, you ought to not own a car.
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