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Old 03-08-2013, 01:20 AM   #43
ME 109
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Location: Albury Australia
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Originally Posted by Wirespokes View Post
Until about 8 years ago I'd always used soapy water. Then I got some real tire lube and was amazed how much easier the job went. A gallon tub is about $15 and will last a life time - shoulda gotten it 40 years ago! Now I can seat tires (including tubeless) with about 35lbs pressure, using the manual tire pump.
Done.

I have looked for it before, but not hard enough.
I will find some proper tyre lube.

And while I'm at it, I'll get some of those metal valve caps that have the valve removal slot on them.
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