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Old 02-23-2013, 03:50 PM   #31
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Seal-All will definitely put a hurting on some brain cells.
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:44 PM   #32
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I did each spoke nipple with a glob of Goop, did 3 spokes at a time and let dry for about 20-30 minutes. I placed my wheel on a truing stand. I covered the spoke and the valley or indentation around the spoke, the Goop will flatten out as it dries. I did each spoke twice. When I put on the tire I had 2 that leaked. Had to redo them. I did my front wheel also, but inflating the front wheel and getting it to seat on the rim was next to impossible. The rear inflated no ptoblem at all. I have had one flat on the front, just pluged it, still going strong. Good luck.
You nailed it. That's the way to do it, except it's best to go all around, doing 1/3rd
at a time to give the Goop a chance to set, then let it sit overnight between each of
two more applications, still doing 1/3 at a time.

Difficult beads can be seated by using Murphy's Oil Soap (veggie based,
so won't hurt rubber), and warming the tire can help a great deal... Setting
new tires in the sun in summer or in the house in winter can make a big
difference. For really stubborn beads, I use a blaster, like this:
http://tinyurl.com/amu7q7l
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:58 PM   #33
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Vegetable oil certainly will damage most rubbers. I wouldn't use anything vegetable oil based on my tires. windex or dishsoap (1:2 with water) works just fine for tires.
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Old 02-23-2013, 06:02 PM   #34
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Vegetable oil certainly will damage most rubbers. I wouldn't use anything vegetable oil based on my tires. windex or dishsoap (1:2 with water) works just fine for tires.
Wow, you are out of touch. Murphy's has been used as
tire mounting lube for many years. You can catch up here:
http://www.alltiresupply.com/c-MFG_Murphy.html
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Old 02-23-2013, 06:04 PM   #35
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Wow, you are out of touch. Murphy's has been used as
tire mounting lube for many years. You can catch up here:
http://www.alltiresupply.com/c-MFG_Murphy.html
It may be that murphy's is fine as a tire mounting lube, but it's not true that vegetable oil based things are not harmful to rubber.

Edit: and second of all, the link you posted doesn't say anything about using murphy's oil soap for mounting tires. It's a link to murphy's tire mounting compound, and the companies have been separate since 1991.
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Old 02-23-2013, 06:35 PM   #36
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It may be that murphy's is fine as a tire mounting lube, but it's not true that vegetable oil based things are not harmful to rubber.

Edit: and second of all, the link you posted doesn't say anything about using murphy's oil soap for mounting tires. It's a link to murphy's tire mounting compound, and the companies have been separate since 1991.
Says right here that the "Murphy's Original Tire Mounting Compound"
is "Thick vegetable based, jelly-like lubricant"
http://jtmproductsinc.net/murphys_ti..._mounting.html

I mount tires almost every day (3 today), and it's Murphy's every time,
for over 15 years. The tires are happy with it, and so am I.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:30 PM   #37
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Says right here that the "Murphy's Original Tire Mounting Compound"
is "Thick vegetable based, jelly-like lubricant"
http://jtmproductsinc.net/murphys_ti..._mounting.html

I mount tires almost every day (3 today), and it's Murphy's every time,
for over 15 years. The tires are happy with it, and so am I.
I'm sure they are, it looks like good stuff. I saw the words vegetable, oil, and rubber and reacted to that. murphy's oil soap for tire mounting is a new one to me, but I only do my own tires, maybe 1/2 dozen a year, and dish soap works well enough for that.
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Old 06-03-2013, 01:29 PM   #38
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Question Alternative to Goop?

Are there any good alternatives to Goop that are available in Europe?
Maybe som Loctite?
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:18 PM   #39
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alternative

http://www.contec7.co.uk/tec7-uses.htm

this would be great stuff.
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:43 AM   #40
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Are there any good alternatives to Goop that are available in Europe?
Maybe som Loctite?
You can get it in the UK from here

http://www.palmermetals.co.uk/shop/c...cartridge.html
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:29 AM   #41
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The best so far

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tubeless-kit...d8775d&vxp=mtr

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Old 07-26-2013, 07:59 AM   #42
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New to spoked wheels of any type. Picked up a 76 xl250. Want to convert it to street only.

Visually comparing this wheel to a Ducati 916 wheel I have laying around and I don't think my wheel has a "safety bead" :(


I'm respoking my front hub to this, which is a rear hoop from the same bike :p My plan is to use it as a backroads tourer, 99% road, and the thing has a max speed of 70mph

Thoughts?

edit: link to the Duc wheel for reference http://i.imgur.com/BQ64rCG.jpg

edit2: after further research, I'm gonna give it a go anyway. A 70mph puncture with a tube would be the exact same result except it would deflate faster. The tire would be able roll off the rim just as easy with no air in the tube. It's a low power bike so I doubt at any point I'll be able to power the tire off the rim (as long as the bead is sealed properly).

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Old 07-27-2013, 04:43 AM   #43
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Off topic message to paochow. Tried to register on your site but it's not working. Just wanted to say that your comparison test of the Ulysses and 990 is spot on. I owned a 950 Adv between 2005/07 (wrote it off), then bought the Ulysses. I love both bikes and, actually, would now like a 99 Adv, which is why I'm hanging out on this site. Similar but very different bikes. Apologies to other posters following this thread.
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