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Re: engine races annoyingly

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Subject: Re: engine races annoyingly
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 12:21:37 -0700
There should be a sort of large wide rubber band on the inside of the rim
protecting the tube. Electrical tape adhesive gets sloppy when hot, so that
isn't going to work (as you've noticed). I've heard of duct tape being used
with success (but pity the poor slob who has to rebuild the wheel).

on 4/22/05 5:57 AM, at wrote:

> The other problem is keeping the tubes from going flat with spoke wheels.
> Covering the spoke nuts with electrical friction tape works for a while, but
> when the wheels heat up the tape migrates to the edges of the rim and exposing
> the spokes causing flats.....what do I do to prevent this?
> Bob Stahlbush  


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

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