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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:36 pm    Post subject: tubeless front tires Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Any reason I can't run "tube type" front tires tubeless? Any downside to doing this?
 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:33 pm    Post subject: Re: tubeless front tires Reply to specific post Reply with quote

About the only things I can see would be problems,would be getting an air tight seal round the bead. I deal with a lot of tubeless ag tires and they are a pain in the a@# some times to seal and keep up.
On a puller I wonder if they came down hard at an angle say while steering, if most tubeless would pop off the rim and you would get an instant flat. Probably a tube type would stay up in that instance better.
Why would a guy want to do it anyway If your worried about weight your tractors to heavy and 2 tubes less won't help much. you could put your tractor over weight by eating a good Christmas meal if the few kg's those tubes weigh is a problem.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:08 pm    Post subject: Re: tubeless front tires Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I ran some tubless and did OK for 5 or 6 years and then i guess the tires got old and kept looseing air slowly so i put tubes in them no more prolems.
 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:33 pm    Post subject: Re: tubeless front tires Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Honestly just thought it would be easier mounting the tires without tubes rather than fight getting them in there.
 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:08 pm    Post subject: Re: tubeless front tires Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Ok No problem. I would rather fight once with putting in tubes than spend hours trying to get the tubeless to seal, then end up doing it tubed anyway.
If you can get one somewhere, I have a kinda fish wire I use to pull the tube stems through the hole in the rim. That helps no end. when the tubes in you put the tool through the valve hole and screw it on the valve stem Roughly line the stem with the hole then put the last bead on. and fish the stem trough the hole after. Remove tool and then add air. Just be careful not to drop the stem back in while adding air.
The other thing is pay someone else to do it then they deal with all the B.S lol. I can do a lot of my own tires. But some days I can't be bothered and give the tire shop a headache instead lol.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:59 pm    Post subject: Re: tubeless front tires Reply to specific post Reply with quote

tubless rims have beaded shoulder to ad in holding the tire bead,
 
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