Beware the inverted nipple.

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Mike Ryder, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. Mike Ryder

    Mike Ryder Kriegerkuh

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    Flopping on a new Tourance and decided to replace the nipple.
    A bit of a D'oh moment, thought it might be appreciated in here.
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  2. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    make sure I'm AHEAD of you. :rofl
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  3. nwpa

    nwpa Generally amused

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    Sad thing is I needed to think about that...
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  4. Kingsized

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    Shit! I just blew a moth full of whisky on my monitor! Thanks for that laugh. We all have moments like that, good you are willing to share yours. :clap
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  5. roadtrip22

    roadtrip22 Been here awhile

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    I'm guessing you picked up a case of beers instead of a 6 pack for this project. :freaky
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  6. Wdwrkr

    Wdwrkr Long timer

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    DOH...

    Finally a moment I can't say been there done that :D

    YET
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  7. GSlite

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  8. justinallen03

    justinallen03 Been here awhile

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    :roflI'm glad I'm not the only one that does stupid mistakes...like the last time I changed my tires. I installed it backwards the first time...ok, stupid mistake, thought I checked. I removed the tire, checked up and down, and then reinstalled it...backwards again!! Holy hell I was pissed. 3rd time was a charm though. and yes I was sober.
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  9. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    No matter how good you are, or how much experience you have, anyone is likely to make simple mistakes given the law of averages.

    Personally I have installed tires backwards more than twice, among the numerous little mistakes I have made! :shog

    Jim :brow
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  10. BTL

    BTL No more snow!!

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  11. bracky72

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    At least you didn't get the tire all the way on before you noticed. :D
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  12. Snarky

    Snarky Vodka Infused.

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    Wha...wa where's the schrader valve...oh shit...
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  13. waddyp

    waddyp Quite Content

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    I think you're on to something- we two valves on each wheel, one to put air in, one to let air out.... Welcome to the world of senior moments. You're never too young to err.
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  14. Dan-M

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    DOH!

    We've all had brain cramps like that. It least you noticed before you spooned the bead back on and attempted to air up.
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  15. Tex76

    Tex76 Motersykle Advntyers

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    That's great :rofl
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  16. abruzzi

    abruzzi Long timer

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    Don't take that out! Its there to maintain the atmospheric pressure of the world. You take it out and the air leaks out into the tire and life as we know it is over.

    Geof
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  17. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    Did you realize what you'd done before you got the tire all the way on?
    Thanks for sharing. Remindes me of all the similar things I've done. :lol3
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  18. madleemark

    madleemark Restless

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    well, it would keep it clean
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  19. Mike Ryder

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    The tire was halfway on when I noticed. Nothink more than luck stopped me from going any further. I had another new one handy, again lucky.
    Checking the brake now.
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  20. TUCKERS

    TUCKERS the famous james

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    You ought to be using metal valves and 90 degree one's at that.

    The rubber has been known to fail on these, what with all the bending you have to do to get a Gas Station air hose on.
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