M***erFing&%$$***@%#* nail in the BRAND NEW Excedra Max!

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  1. TXtriple

    TXtriple SIC VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

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    Here's the situation...Excedra Max with almost no perceptible wear. Picked up what looks like a 18ga brad nail. Yep, it went all the way through. It's in the bottom of a tread groove halfway between center and the outer edge. Hole is straight in (nail bent over). I've had good luck with patches and plugs in car, truck and lawnmower tires, but never had to repair a MC tire.

    Thanks Y'all.
     
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    Replace
     
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    scot in exile Living Legend

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    I had the exact same situation back in 2006, get some tyre slime(green stuff) pour it in then remove the nail , never had another problem for 8000miles, now the guy who changes the next rear tyre will be cursing you :D
     
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    9FBEE1DB-A1F4-4AF1-B957-5219EFA7E689.png Patch it with an internal T plug.

    I’ve repaired many and I’ve never had a problem, or heard of one that has been properly

    All that being said, it’s your bike, and your a$$ if it fails, so do what you think best. And I’ll happily buy that tire from you if you decide to change it!:D
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    Looks to be pretty new tire = R-E-A-L-L-Y SUX!!! :mad:
    I wear out tires way too frequently to be forced to mess with cleaning the slime mess every time! :oops:
    Were I you, I would scream FU*K and then order a new skin from Rocky Mountain ATV. :thumbsup:
     
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    I would, and do, just replace it when this happened. The Emax is only $160 from rockymountainatv.
     
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    1K9 Big Cruisers 4 Me

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    Plug the dam thing. What is it doing to do? EXPLODE because of a millimetric puncture?! :eek: If you are soo concerned, put two tubes of Ride-On in it after you fix the puncture. Better yet... Take it off, without injuring the bead. Ill give you 50$ for it to keep as a spare during travels. Ill go pick it and go ride the Hills some.
     
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    I once plugged my rear tyre in Ohio, rode it home, and then got another 15,000 miles out of it. ;);)
     
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    Even a Puertorican cave man can do this. In case you don't want to take the tyre off.

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    I'd put some Ride-On in it, and forget about it. From my experience, Ride-On should seal a hole that small, permanently. It is a real beech to have a flat with a new tire. I know, believe me.
     
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