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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:20 PM   #1
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Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

I do have little air bead leaking on my sand tires. Did anybody have experience with Slime helping with that problem, I know work good on puncture in rubber, but not sure if seal between rims and tires too. Don't want to mess up with it, if don't work and will rather install tubes instead. Any experience with it ?
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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:28 PM   #2
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

Slime can seal bead leaks, you need to lay tire on angle and let the slime work its way around the bead. This may require you to slowly rotate it on a tilt, this is the hard part about slime and bead leaks.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 01:38 PM   #3
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

I would unseat the bead, clean the sand out, and reset the bead.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 02:12 PM   #4
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

I had that exact problem at my dune trip in Oct. No, slime made no difference at all. The only way I got it fixed was to unmount the tires, clean everything and put it back together.
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Old December 14th, 2009, 04:22 PM   #5
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

This is the stuff you need it works awsome.Stan's Tire Sealant
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Old December 14th, 2009, 04:34 PM   #6
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

I would break down the tires and clean around the tire and also the rim. Then when you reinstall the tires use a lube around the bead ( k-y jelly might work ) ,air up and go to town
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

Quote: Originally Posted by Tuf-Skin View Post
I would unseat the bead, clean the sand out, and reset the bead.
Ya what he said.^
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

best tire sealant= 8 oz liquid silver alumaseal and 15 oz undiluted antifreeze

about the only thing I found that works and was for a 1300x 15 sand car tire and rim.

cant stand slime, get the valve all icky and eats inside of alum rims etc.
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

Quote: Originally Posted by Tuf-Skin View Post
I would unseat the bead, clean the sand out, and reset the bead.
x2 just had this done to mine... now no more leaky....
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

Thanks guys, I will try first to clean and remount tires, if no luck I will try other options you guys suggested. THX
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Re: Will Slime seal a bead leaking ?

Quote: Originally Posted by milosusa View Post
Thanks guys, I will try first to clean and remount tires, if no luck I will try other options you guys suggested. THX
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Hey Milos,

I had the same problem. The tire shop I used cleaned the bead and then sealed it with something like Stan's Sealant and it never had another problem.
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Quote: Originally Posted by milosusa View Post
Thanks guys, I will try first to clean and remount tires, if no luck I will try other options you guys suggested. THX
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Hey Milos,

I had the same problem. The tire shop I used cleaned the bead and then sealed it with something like Stan's Sealant and it never had another problem.
Probably will be same product what Steve (Crazywatson ) recommended.
I should order some.
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