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Rim Conversion
« on: April 10, 2014, 07:13:19 am »
So I got some Behr sumo rims on the ride and turns out they got tubes in them. Since I'm predominantly on the pavement now, my biggest enemy is nails and other road garbage. I've gotten 2 nails in my tires in about two weeks. Luckily the second one was a shorty and didn't punch all the way thru. So I was thinking about converting the rims I got to tubless rims. My buddy says it's possible, but I'd be willing to hear some other suggestions if ya'll got any.
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Re: Rim Conversion
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2014, 09:09:03 pm »
You might find what you want here.  http://alpinawheelsusa.com/contact-us/

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Re: Rim Conversion
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2014, 07:43:11 am »
It worked!  ;D
used a couple layers of acrylic silicone on each nipple, bought some sweet screw together valve stems and used some 3m sealing tape. Been rolling on them for a couple days now. No more tubes for me.  :P
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Re: Rim Conversion
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2014, 05:54:43 pm »
About a month later and YUP... still holding air!!!   :P
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Re: Rim Conversion
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2014, 01:27:43 pm »
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Re: Rim Conversion
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2014, 06:39:18 am »
I'll take it!!!  ;D
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Re: Rim Conversion
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2017, 01:27:17 pm »
Seabeegt, if you are still around maybe you could point us to a place that sells this 3M tape in a single roll. I am finding many places but they want to sell an entire box.

For those looking, there are numerous widths and part numbers for the 3M tape.

Also, there is the Outex kits available for around $125.   :-\


It worked!  ;D
used a couple layers of acrylic silicone on each nipple, bought some sweet screw together valve stems and used some 3m sealing tape. Been rolling on them for a couple days now. No more tubes for me.  :P