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Old 23rd October 2008, 09:31   #46
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I intend to get a Ring RAC 900 and carry it personally back when I go to England in 09.
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Old 25th October 2008, 14:27   #47
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Any idea of how long the life of kit is? I've had the kit and plugs(?) in car's boot for two year without cause to use. Would the plugs work after this time or should I buy new plugs every few months / years?
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Old 25th October 2008, 17:28   #48
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I'll check with the manufacturer & get back to you on this Sudev. But, I know for a fact they last at least a year or more without any issues.
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Old 25th October 2008, 22:04   #49
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TIA. We do not want to be in middle of no where watching our confidence evaporate since the plugs were no longer working or had tackiness sufficient to seal the puncture.
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Old 27th October 2008, 16:57   #50
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Absolutely invaluable information.

Did clear a lot of doubts on tubeless repairs which I had.

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Old 27th October 2008, 22:22   #51
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Just read this tyrewalleji. 5 starred it too
Now for one on portable compressors...
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Old 28th October 2008, 00:48   #52
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For some of us lazy ones who dont want to DIY, how much should repairing a puncture at the shop cost?
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Old 28th October 2008, 09:00   #53
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Very helpfull guide....
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Old 28th October 2008, 12:59   #54
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how much do those glue strips cost anyways ? i recent paid 400 for 4 puntures. damn these countrys stupid roads.
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Old 28th October 2008, 13:21   #55
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how much do those glue strips cost anyways ? i recent paid 400 for 4 puntures. damn these countrys stupid roads.
A kit cost around 200-250 which has 4 sticks to repair 4 punctures.
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Old 28th October 2008, 16:14   #56
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Thanks a lot for taking the efforts to come out with this pictorial guide. It is very helpful and good DIY stuff.
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Old 28th October 2008, 16:25   #57
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Just read this tyrewalleji. 5 starred it too
Now for one on portable compressors...
Thanks Srijit! I'll do a thread on compressors as soon as I can find some good quality ones to compare.

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For some of us lazy ones who dont want to DIY, how much should repairing a puncture at the shop cost?
Anywhere between 30-200 rupees depending on the shop & method of repair used. Mushroom patches are more expensive & generally in the region of 150-200 rupees.
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Old 28th October 2008, 21:56   #58
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Ragava ,
Appreciated your efforts . good job..
Few days back I observed at a puncture repair shop , that guy added some glue for the strip before insurrection. Is there any added advantage will be there ? Please clarify me . Thanks in advance
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Old 31st October 2008, 00:35   #59
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How much will a similar kit cost?
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Old 31st October 2008, 06:02   #60
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This is priceless info iraghava ji. sir one of my front tires have got a bulge in the sidewall. I must have got it while I hit a pot hole hard. Can it be repaired.
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