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my tyers keep going flat what do u think

Discussion in 'VL Holden Commodore (1986 - 1988)' started by Goon, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Goon

    Goon Scientific Tuning

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    my front 2 tyers keep going flat, ive been to the same joint 3 times to get them resealsed but it does crap. if i had my recipet which i dont.. the only one i dont have :( id throw there dodgey tyers back atm...i never had this issues to i had my wheel aligment and new tyers put on...

    the tyers of before i got this done never went down..

    though i had an episode where i had to drive on my rims just about.. for 50m's had no choice drove down the street and the f's went down.. do u think there buckled and could be casuing this??

    then again when i get them resealed wouldnt the tyer place be able to tell me that??

    would another casue be having the car sit there not moving alot do this??

    i pump them up everday without a doubt.. :bang:

    ps. if u seen my latest project pics, u can see the fronts are starting to go down once again....
     
  2. delcowizzid

    delcowizzid on holiday

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    if the beads are leaking and they have used bead sealer and they still go down chuck some tubes in
     
  3. STEALTHY™

    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    Check your rims for cracks, although it would be weird for 2 to crack at the same time (unless you've launched up a gutter head on recently)
     
  4. Goon

    Goon Scientific Tuning

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    is it easy to install tubes?? silly question...where would i purchase the tubes from?? ill pay someone to install them but dam, tierd of paying ppl to fixem..

    Nah i avoid gutters :) but ill look at the rims for cracks thanks..
     
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    Goon Scientific Tuning

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    No cracks, just pumpd them back up to rock solid.. is th tubes a type of tyer u can buy? or tubes u place in the tyer??
     
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    what you dont know what a tube is LOL it goes inside the tyre and holds air even if the tyre comes off the bead allways good if you drive hard too
     
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    Hang on I'll just get in my time machine (Air New Zealand) and go back the the days of tubes :)
     
  8. detox_nath83

    detox_nath83 Another VL Driver

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    have u checked the valves?
    could have a slow leak.
    Could be a careless mistake when they screwed new valve barrels not all the way in.
     
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    hahaha i run tubes all the time especially on the front for safety reasons :whistling they surely arnt that rare.:yeah:
     
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    detox_nath83 Another VL Driver

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    Really.....
    Crazy i though they were fazing them out :p
     
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    Thanks mate, ill try that!!
     
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    as for tubes, nah ill be right .. i anit that old so i didnt know lol no offence :p

    i suspect its my valves or someone possible in my street doing it early hours in the morning as my ride sits out front *thevies back off*, i live in a really nice area but its starting to turn into the ghetto lol anywayz im installing the car alarm in tommrow to test that possiblity
     
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    I doubt its som1 doing it every night...

    spit on the valves and look for bubbles.

    but it sounds like you have a dodgey set of tyers when they put them on.
     
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    yep there dodgey.. it was to good to be true 60 dollars each... oh well :whistling
     
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    I would get tubes put in, not expensive and use metal valve caps, there may be pinhole leaks in tyres or cracks in wheels
    were the tyres put on properly, being forced fully over the safety humps? if not leaks could result
     
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    Yeah im going to see what its gonna cost me today.. hopefully not to much, thanks :thumbsup:
     
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    about $15 bucks a tube probably
     
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    Put soapy water around the beads, valve and base of valve stem. If its leaking from those locations you will see bubbles. If not its the tyres that are leaking.
     
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    It's all good i got the air compressor i usally use for the my spraying the car and they havent gone down since, its all good.. my tyer compressor wasnt doing the right job, not enough psi.
     
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    Looks like 1 screwd over the other typical bridgestone tyer lives on but the sf200 needs to be replaced. Oh well im shopping elsewhere 4 sure!!
     

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