I'm not sure at what point we start getting dangerous but, this reply
makes me think of this tape I have. There is a tape that is used on
high power electrical lines. It's about 3 inches wide and you wrap
something up with it and then its like heat shrink.
Just a thought,
Don Slaney wrote:
>Try the oldest established tire shop you can find, here some time back I got
>some rim liners, they were lile very thick tar/building paper. maybe 1/8" +
>and just about 4"-5" wide. They sort of just stucl there when wrapped around
>or could be held with duct tape until all is assembled. I imagine some 1/8
>or thicker felt cut to fit would work well also.
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>Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 8:43 AM
>Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Tubes and Radial Tires?
>>I've run tubes with radial tires on wire wheels on my '70 MGB with no
>>problems. Even when the spokes of one wheel loosened up badly due to too
>>much autocrossing and hard driving on curvy mountain roads I still didn't
>>have any punctures. You should be able to get rim strips (sort of like
>>large black rubber bands) that go over the spoke ends inside the wheel to
>>protect the tube from abrasions. Failing that I have also used several
>>layers of good quality duct tape with success. If you can't find the rim
>>strips let me know your wheel diameter and I will look around my British
>>car parts suppliers for you. Also, make sure to use tubes designed for
>>radials if you are running radial tires. Most tubes are designed that way
>>now I think.
>>'49 Chevy 3/4 ton wrecker
>>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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