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Old 05-06-2014, 05:29 PM   #21
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Not to get in a match with you, but we're neither trying to upsell you a tire or covering our .
My garage liability insurance specifically forbids me from repairing tires, period.

As far as upselling you, if you recall I DIDN'T try to sell you a tire.
Matter of fact after I asked you what tire it was and where on the tire it had a nail I specifically advised you to go to O'Reilly and buy a plug kit for $5 and do it yourself.

I've personally run plugged tires with no issues, but as far as the shop is concerned I'm not willing to risk my liability insurance for a $20 repair.
and yes I said hat in the very top post that Motorcycles Unlimited said no because of liability reasons.
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I'm curious, several times you've mentioned patching instead of plugging.
Why is that? You can plug it in 5 minutes and be done, without all the hassle of demounting and remounting.
just because it's more secure from the inside. I've mounted many tires with a machine before, as it was part of my job description, but i don't have access to one anymore, If not, I woulda done this patch myself.
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Plug it and be on your way! Caught a nail leaving Pensacola on the way back to Houston, it was a Sunday with no other options. I plugged it and rode the tire till it was worn out. It'll be fine
but I pay attention too much to the quality of things. I count the amount of twists a safety wire has for gods sake HAHAH

I will play the waiting game till this weekend for more inputs before I plug it.
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Hole in the wall no-speaky-engrish tire shops will plug any tire you give 'em for $5.
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just because it's more secure from the inside. I've mounted many tires with a machine before, as it was part of my job description, but i don't have access to one anymore, If not, I woulda done this patch myself.
More secure like, won't come off? Like a plug might fly out?
Or more secure like the patch adds strength to the repair?
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I have an inside patch you can have and do yourself. Also I have a chain tool but won't use anymore on any bike but mine. I can't live with anyone getting hurt.
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More secure like, won't come off? Like a plug might fly out?
Or more secure like the patch adds strength to the repair?
both lol
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both lol
Both is wrong. Its doesnt add jack for strength. Just plug the thing and ride
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If u have $200, buy a new tire so u can go to the track.
Keep this tire but plug it for future use.
Orrrrrr. Plug it n sell it n recoup some of ur money back.

If only moto tires are like car tires at discount tire. Buy a certificate for a "just in case" mishap.
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Plug it and be done. Or replace it.
http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthre...highlight=plug
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If u have $200, buy a new tire so u can go to the track.
Keep this tire but plug it for future use.
Orrrrrr. Plug it n sell it n recoup some of ur money back.

If only moto tires are like car tires at discount tire. Buy a certificate for a "just in case" mishap.
Lol sell it? sure, you wanna buy it?
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I realize that this is bound to happen again as long as I ride a motorcycle, and I ride everyday it's not raining and I'm not paying hundreds every few months for a new tire. plug it is!!!......but on saturday. still waiting for that one guy with the behemoth of tools and machines in his garage to see this post and reach out to me. I knew a few of guys like that in AZ
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Both is wrong. Its doesnt add jack for strength. Just plug the thing and ride
it does at high speeds in case the plug flys out, then the patch is what is holding the air and it cant really get sucked thru a hole that small.
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Nothing for strength or integrity of tire. I've been 180+ on a plug too many times to count. No less than 100 burn outs too. Drag tire
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which plug kit brand from where is recommended?
up studying for finals now. hells yeah brother, hells yeah I tell u what.
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Lol sell it? sure, you wanna buy it?
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which plug kit brand from where is recommended?
up studying for finals now. hells yeah brother, hells yeah I tell u what.
If your listening skills are comparable to your reading comprehension skills, I now see how Patrick would have become frustrated with you. The link I provided clearly recommended a product on post 15.
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You're over thinking this.
You got a tiny hole in your tire. Go to the auto parts store, buy a plug kit. Install the plug, air up the tire and go ride.
Don't bother with mushroom plugs because you'll have to make the hole bigger to install one. Get the gooey string type and you'll be fine.
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If your listening skills are comparable to your reading comprehension skills, I now see how Patrick would have become frustrated with you. The link I provided clearly recommended a product on post 15.
How about your reading skills? Geez I just said I'm going to plug this but I'm waiting few days and I don't really care what you or Patrick think. I'm covering my own by asking these questions to be rather safe than sorry. I read every single page of the link you provided, but majority of those guys were fixing cruiser and touring tires which are hard like car tires and are designed to be fixed whenever, even discount tire told me if it was cruiser tires they woulda done it cos they're authorized to fix those. Toodoloo lol
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