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    Rims & Tyres Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

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    Since our do not come with spare tyres, and since most of us changed to normal tyres after the run-flat ones ware out, wonder what does the Bros on this forum recommend to put in car for emergency situations in case you have a flat tyre.

    1. Tyre Repair Kit that is good for one flat tyre or

    2. Tyre inflation pump that is powered by 12V car power socket.

    Which do you use in your car and where do you recommend to buy it from?
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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    buy the 1 canister tyre fix.....more practical.
    fill it up, go to tyre shop to get it repaired properly

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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    Bro, thanks for the reply.

    As I have never used these canister tyre fix before and I heard that what the canister repair kit actually shoots, glue and air into the tyre to temporily seal the leak. But because of the glue, the tyre repair shop will KPKB, saying the tyre inner wall and Rim are full of glue and they have to spend time removing it...... is this true?

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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    Hearsay from the tyre repair shop that sold me my Slime Repair Kit that the sealant can be easily removed and the tyre easily patched up and repaired. Since I'll be bringing the flat back to them, and since they are the ones who sold me the stuff, I'll make sure they keep their end of the bargain!

    Thankfully, no need to call upon the repair kit thus far!



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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    Quote Originally Posted by Sinner108 View Post
    Bro, thanks for the reply.

    As I have never used these canister tyre fix before and I heard that what the canister repair kit actually shoots, glue and air into the tyre to temporily seal the leak. But because of the glue, the tyre repair shop will KPKB, saying the tyre inner wall and Rim are full of glue and they have to spend time removing it...... is this true?

    Thanks!
    I've got a bottle of fix-a-flat in my boot..... haven't got around to having use that yet, but gives me some peace of mind....

    check out http://www.fixaflat.com.... click on the Product Demo Video at the bottom left hand of the page. Shows what really goes on inside the tires when the product is squirted into a tire....

    Doesn't look too messy after all once it's settled in.... =)

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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    Thanks bro, your kit looks very pro. Seems to have lots of stuff in there. Ya, I am also getting it for peace of mind and not aiming to use it. Just like insurance.

    Where do you get this and how much it cost? If not convenient to mentioned, you can pm me.. Thanks!

    Quote Originally Posted by wobbles View Post
    Hearsay from the tyre repair shop that sold me my Slime Repair Kit that the sealant can be easily removed and the tyre easily patched up and repaired. Since I'll be bringing the flat back to them, and since they are the ones who sold me the stuff, I'll make sure they keep their end of the bargain!

    Thankfully, no need to call upon the repair kit thus far!



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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    Thanks for sharing.... Ya, I am getting it for peace of mind too. The video seems convincing.... and not messy at all to clean up... where do you get this from? DIY shops, like Home Fix? How much does it cost? If not convenient to share publicly, you can pm me. Thanks for the help, bro!




    Quote Originally Posted by lkm View Post
    I've got a bottle of fix-a-flat in my boot..... haven't got around to having use that yet, but gives me some peace of mind....

    check out http://www.fixaflat.com.... click on the Product Demo Video at the bottom left hand of the page. Shows what really goes on inside the tires when the product is squirted into a tire....

    Doesn't look too messy after all once it's settled in.... =)

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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    I saw this fix-a-flat at hurry tires. Maybe i should grab a can next time i pass by.

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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    Quote Originally Posted by Sinner108 View Post
    Thanks bro, your kit looks very pro. Seems to have lots of stuff in there. Ya, I am also getting it for peace of mind and not aiming to use it. Just like insurance.

    Where do you get this and how much it cost? If not convenient to mentioned, you can pm me.. Thanks!
    No worries bro, IIRC, I paid about $200 for the whole set - at Pitstop Tyres.

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    Re: Tyre repair kit or Portable air pump??

    Thanks Bro, for the speedy reply... ok, will cehck out pitstop tyres the next time i am around there.
    Quote Originally Posted by wobbles View Post
    No worries bro, IIRC, I paid about $200 for the whole set - at Pitstop Tyres.

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