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Old 10-30-2003, 08:52 PM   #1
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Hi All. Need some help with my trailer wheels. What year did Airstream go to tubeless tires on there steel rims. I have a 1970 and would like to go to tubeless tires. with steel rims . Has anyone tried tubeless tires on these wheels ?If I use a truck type valve stem with a nut & sealing washers would a tire seal on this rim? Any ideas opinions, thoughts will be helpful Thanks in Advance
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I went to tubeless on my 1972. Only requirement was putting bead seal on standard tubeless valve stems.

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If you have the original Airstream wheels on your trailer, then tubeless tires are not a problem.
It is imprtant that here is no rust on the bead area, and that the valve stems you are using are good for the 65lb pressure that is possible in load range D tires.
If your weels are rusty, and you want to replace them, PM me, i have a set available.
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