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I have a left rear RAZR on the stock rim and no matter what after about 4-5 days it will go from 7 psi to about 2 psi. What do you guys use, I am about ready to slime it and forget about it!
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Have you soak some water/soap on the whole tire to see if you might have a small hole?
 

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no holes, I have a large tub of soapy water for checking tires. I watched the guy mount them, He used plenty of lube on the tire and rim before airing them up to set the beads. That is why I am so frustrated that it leaks!!
 

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I ran into this problem with my Razr2s. It turned out to be the rim. I got ITP T-9 pros and the rim itself was leaking. To make a rim they have to weld 2 pieces together and it was leaking around the weld. I couldnt figure out why my tire would leak 1lb of air a day and the rim was the problem. You might want to check that out. Hope that helps.
 

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I ran into this problem with my Razr2s. It turned out to be the rim. I got ITP T-9 pros and the rim itself was leaking. To make a rim they have to weld 2 pieces together and it was leaking around the weld. I couldnt figure out why my tire would leak 1lb of air a day and the rim was the problem. You might want to check that out. Hope that helps.
if thats it it should be a easy fix. just gota take off the tire
 

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I have some ITP MudLites on my 450 Foreman..The right rear leaks down from 6-7psi to almost nothing in a week or so. My Dad has a tire machine and we took the tire off and reseated it and checked all over the tired. Valve stem was fine...no holes in the tires no where. So we soaped up the tire where it meets the rim..it was leaking a little, just a few little bubbles. So we took the tire back off and Dad checked it out, come to find out the bead that it on the tire was really not there. So I guess I got the one bad tire out of the bunch. I put some rubber cement on the bead and reseated it. It held air for a few weeks but now it leaks again. I guess I just have to live with one tire that leaks down every few weeks. I air it up before each time I ride and I may loose a pound of air after riding all day or about 30 miles.. You may just have got one of those tires like I did....Live with it or just get you another tire and put that one back for a spare...
 

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Put a tube in it. It won't leak anymore.
 

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This is what I do to find a slow puncture that is hard to find.

Let the air out of the tyre.
Place a tie down strap around the outside of the tyre.
Inflate tyre to around 25 psi and submerge tyre in water and see if it blows bubbles.
If non found then inflate to 30 psi. You must strap the tyre at these pressures !:D
 

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Baxter,
Upon reading you recommendations for the tire leak, I was taken back to my days of restoring a 1975 MG Midget. Your quote "Let the air out of the tyre" reminded me of all the bloody knuckles and profane language. Between that and the bonnet, sparking plugs, Lucas electrics and the boot I guess I am just a hopless British car romantic.:lol:
Sorry, I am off topic.
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Have you tried using slime? I live by that stuff. It may not work if it is around the bead, but if it is somewhere else, this stuff works wonders. Just curious is all. Hope it turns out okay. i've had nothing but luck with Maxxis.
 

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Baxter,
Upon reading you recommendations for the tire leak, I was taken back to my days of restoring a 1975 MG Midget. Your quote "Let the air out of the tyre" reminded me of all the bloody knuckles and profane language. Between that and the bonnet, sparking plugs, Lucas electrics and the boot I guess I am just a hopless British car romantic.:lol:
Sorry, I am off topic.
Sid
I am a Brit and I would never get an MG Midget.
Best bet get 5 gallon of petrol and a box of matches. :D
 

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I am a Brit and I would never get an MG Midget.
Best bet get 5 gallon of petrol and a box of matches. :D
Baxter,
Believe me; I had that Zippo out of my pocket many times
A Gentleman from England saw the car and bought it. He was to take it back home with him. Go figure! I gave him all my left over’s (Girling Crimson Break Fluid, Lockheed break parts and all those miscellaneous electrics).
Sorry, there I go, off topic again.
Sid
 
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