How To Properly Repair a Tire
How To Properly Repair a Tire
There are a few different methods you can use for tire repair. The method I show in this video is considered the ‘best possible tire repair’. This method is also known as the “Tire Plug/Patch Repair”.
**Be sure to check with your tire manufacture to see what repairs are acceptable with their products.
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Tools/Supplies For This Build:
- Tire Buffing Wheel $4.95
- Rubber Cement $5.97
- Pre-Buff Cleaner $29.88
- Carbide Cutter $90.44
I recommend going with the people over at Tire Rack.
“Sticher” (roller wheel): https://www.amazon.com/Podoy-Wooden-Handle-Repair-Roller/dp/B016ZO4EA6/ref=sr_1_12
Carbide Cutter (special drill bit): https://www.amazon.com/Harzole-Cutter-Drill-Reamer-Automobile-4-5×50×80mm-Stiffiness/dp/B07DGFPGPK/ref=sr_1_2
Pre Buff Cleaner: https://www.amazon.com/KEX-Liquid-Cleaner-Buffing-Solution/dp/B07GJY87C6/ref=sr_1_2
Tire Buffing Wheel: https://www.amazon.com/Acouto-Buffer-Abrasiveness-Buffing-Linking/dp/B07H7F55H7/ref=sr_1_6
Rubber Cement: https://www.amazon.com/KEX-Vulcanizing-Rubber-Repair-Cement/dp/B07GJVVS7T/ref=sr_1_1
Tires 101: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r547mitzNOw&t=5s
How To Mount and Balance a Tire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hOZXIr1ujE
How To Plug a Tire and Check for Leaks (Old Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq3dDoYRlQg&t=3s
How To Safely Lift and Support Your Vehicle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OyzbGDn6xg&t=9s
How Old are Your Tires?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXC1OfUL8QA&t=3s
How To Avoid TPMS Damage When Replacing Tires: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJaIIX92qyw
How To Remove Wheel Locks Without a Key: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJUUyjJqk5A&t=3s
The Secret To a Quiet Ride: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wggoyBrOVSA
How To Change a Flat Tire Using the Tools in Your Car: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlyrv-h97z8&t=5s
Torquing Wheels and Why it’s Important: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA4ug4gHccM&t=11s
How To Remove a Stuck Wheel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7PWwrcGREM&t=9s
Do You Need an Alignment?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBUxJSeYiow&t=7s
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