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Old 08-23-2014, 06:41 AM   #1
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Alternate valve stems for '14 BMW Adv?

Has anybody changed the valve stems on their '14 BMW Adv bike? If so, what did you go with?

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Old 08-23-2014, 07:12 AM   #2
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Old 08-23-2014, 08:59 AM   #3
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I would think that it would be a much wiser choice to find a tire pump that worked well (for you) rather than change out valve stems.

Get a hold of BestRest and see if they have a solution before going off half-cocked about their product.
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Old 08-23-2014, 01:16 PM   #4
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Alternate valve stems for '14 BMW Adv?

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I would think that it would be a much wiser choice to find a tire pump that worked well (for you) rather than change out valve stems.

Get a hold of BestRest and see if they have a solution before going off half-cocked about their product.

Great advice, Jet. They now have a right angle attachment for use with their tire gage. Make airing up or down pretty easy.

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Old 08-23-2014, 02:28 PM   #5
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Valve stem extensions

Their guage works fine with their pump on the GSW/A. If you want some thing other than their pump like others have said, just a straight automotive extension available anywhere and throw it in the CyclePump bag for when it is needed. Don't stress
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Old 08-23-2014, 06:09 PM   #6
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Great advice, Jet. They now have a right angle attachment for use with their tire gage. Make airing up or down pretty easy.

Mike
No, the right angle adapters do not work well. The screw on won't seal, period. the 90 degree clip on is very difficult. An awful lot of armchair quarterbacks in here. If you don't have a '14 WC Adv and a cycle pump to test, don't offer an opinion. I have them both, they don't work. Good pump but the chuck and adapters are not compatible with the valve stems on the new Adv.

What I'd really like answered is the question I asked. Is there anyone who has changed their tire valves out on a WC adv. If you did, what worked?
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Old 08-23-2014, 06:12 PM   #7
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I would think that it would be a much wiser choice to find a tire pump that worked well (for you) rather than change out valve stems.

Get a hold of BestRest and see if they have a solution before going off half-cocked about their product.
Hey Jet, READ the other original post. I STARTED by calling BestRest directly and got their advice before buying the pump. They gave me bad information. Why would I call them back. It's clear that the problem is not the chuck or the adapters, it's with the tire valves on the new '14 WC Adv.
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Old 08-23-2014, 06:13 PM   #8
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Now can we get back on topic? I'm interested in other owners experiences changing tire valves on the new Adv.
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Old 08-23-2014, 06:46 PM   #9
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No, the right angle adapters do not work well. The screw on won't seal, period. the 90 degree clip on is very difficult. An awful lot of armchair quarterbacks in here. If you don't have a '14 WC Adv and a cycle pump to test, don't offer an opinion. I have them both, they don't work. Good pump but the chuck and adapters are not compatible with the valve stems on the new Adv.

What I'd really like answered is the question I asked. Is there anyone who has changed their tire valves out on a WC adv. If you did, what worked?
Armchair quarterback? Well, Curt, I see that.

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Now can we get back on topic? I'm interested in other owners experiences changing tire valves on the new Adv.

Dude, it's a valve stem.
There's a hole in the rim, you undo the retainer nut and change them out to your hearts content, works well, install your favorite color.
What next, has anybody had experience changing out their license plate frame?
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Now can we get back on topic? I'm interested in other owners experiences changing tire valves on the new Adv.
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Old 08-23-2014, 07:21 PM   #12
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"Chill" is great advice...go back and read your original thread on this topic and pick out what will help you..

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1004118

It might just be that you are missing something that can resolve these issues you are having..

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Dude, it's a valve stem.
There's a hole in the rim, you undo the retainer nut and change them out to your hearts content, works well, install your favorite color.
What next, has anybody had experience changing out their license plate frame?
Yes but only for the ones that brings all the chicks to the bike.
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Old 08-23-2014, 07:41 PM   #14
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Yes but only for the ones that brings all the chicks to the bike.

Not sure that's part of Curt's agenda, not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Old 08-23-2014, 07:57 PM   #15
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I would think that it would be a much wiser choice to find a tire pump that worked well (for you) rather than change out valve stems.

Get a hold of BestRest and see if they have a solution before going off half-cocked about their product.
What's "half cocked" about changing valve stems? This thread says nothing about the cycle pump. I'm asking for information and you are dragging other crap into my thread.

I have a set of k60's ready to install. Good time to change the valve stems don't you thing?

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Dude, it's a valve stem.
There's a hole in the rim, you undo the retainer nut and change them out to your hearts content, works well, install your favorite color.
What next, has anybody had experience changing out their license plate frame?
So I'm half cocked for wanting to change them and now I am an idiot for asking for valves that work well. All I asked was for information about valve stems that work well. All valve stems are not the same, particularly for a spoke wheel.
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