Thread: Plugging a tire
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Old 08-17-2011, 01:50 PM   #12
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As a goodyear certified tire jocky and retreader, the super preferred method is to plug (seals the cords from water & corrosion) and a patch on the inside (seals the liner). This is for truck tires BTW... should be major overkill for autos and cycles.

That said, I think I have plugs without patches in about 4 of the 8 cage tires between the wife and I.

Plug away.

Some companies make some fancy rubber plugs, but like many above, I have nothing bad to say about the sticky ropes. Plus you can find them anywhere.
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