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Old 11-25-2012, 12:27 PM   #507
Adv Grifter
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Originally Posted by TRAVELGUY View Post
Sorry you've had problems. Reading you post again and Grifter's I went out to garage and checked my pressures.

After three weeks my front is down about 6 lbs and my rear is down about 2 lbs. The air temp is also down 35 degrees from when I aired them up. Will air up the front tomorrow and do a soapy water test on the front. Saw the photos you posted of your sealing and the only thing I saw different was that I used a stainless wire brush to clean and ruffen each nipple. Leaving for a month in Mexico in January and wanted to run tubeless for quick roadside repairs if needed but don't need to take a tubeless problem with me. If the wheels only lose a pound or so a day I would probably stay tubeless since I carry a small 12v compressor with me.

TravelGuy
Sounds like normal air loss. Temp change can make a big difference. Maybe think about packing a couple tubes as back up? Quality tubes not so common in Latin America but I would go with your tubeless set up ... keep an eye on pressures for the first week. Hope they hold!

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