Two holes in rim for valve stem?

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Rockwell, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Kafn8td

    Kafn8td Been here awhile

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    I can't remember the last time I used anything but duct tape.:nod
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  2. crofrog

    crofrog Long timer

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    Did you call KTM Twins? Also as far as I can tell none of those 5 photo's show a rim protector.
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  3. GoNOW

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    I work in a motocycle shop and we deal with more dirt bike tires with rim locks then any other type.
    You tape up the rim, poke a hole in the tape and insert the rimlock. Then install like normal.
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  4. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Oh, the hard way. I use a regular rim strip to keep my rimlock in place. It's just easier when you're changing tires behind a bar in the middle of nowhere in the dark.

    :freaky
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  5. Steveman

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    +1 works well since ages :freaky
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  6. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    Duct tape is not so good in the hot desert. The glue turns into a gooey mess and the tape slides around and gets bunched up leaving little to no protection for the tube. There are other alternatives.

    I know of a woman who used bandaids over her nipples.
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