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Old 08-04-2003, 05:37 PM   #1
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Valve stem

I had a tire go flat on me due what seems to be a bad valve stem. Went to a local tire shop and they removed the tire to find a tube inside the tire (which was split). They told me that the tire could be used without the tube, however they didn't carry a valve stem large enough for the rim. Wend to another tire shop and was told the same thing...

Any suggestions??

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Old 08-04-2003, 06:34 PM   #2
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If you have the Alumimum rims you may need to get a bolt in valve stem. It is steel, usally chromed. The base is flanged with a nice thick washer. There is a jam nut that threads on from the outside. Most of the custom rim shops or heavy duty truck tire shops will have them. I have even found them at Autozone.
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