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How to Fix a Small Tubeless Tire

30 Mar , 2016   Video

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First, clean the inside of the tire with WD-40 and a rag. 

Nothing to do with wind turbines, but knowing how to fix a tubeless tire when you’re out in the boonies will help BIG TIME! Especially when your snowblower or wheelbarrow tire goes flat. All you need is a ratchet binder and an air pump. Takes about 10 minutes and you’re done.

Next, wrap a ratchet binder around the outside of the tire and give it a few good cranks.

Next, wrap a ratchet binder around the outside of the tire and give it a few good cranks.

Hook up an air compressor (or bike pump) to the stem. Start pumping air in. Note: It's handy if the pump has an air gauge.

Hook up an air compressor (or bike pump) to the stem. Start pumping air in. Note: It’s handy if the pump has an air gauge.

I like to put in 20 psi and see if it holds. Then, take the rachet strap off and listen for leaks (or use  the pump gauge)

I like to put in 20 psi and see if it holds. Then, take the ratchet strap off and listen for leaks (or watch the pump gauge)

Once there is no leaks, re-install the tire back on your equipment.

Once there was no leaks, re-install the tire back on your equipment.

Try out equipment with the new tire.

Try out equipment with the new tire.

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