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post #1 of 9 Old 11-09-2016, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
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Filling tires with expanding foam (flat free)

Watched a lot of YouTube on this. Seems to be easy, but not a lot on how it lasts. Has anyone here done it?


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Yeah, I would be curious about that also.
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Foam seems soft. I'd be concerned that they would develop dents.
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The science behind seems to be the holes/cracks are sealed, so if no holes are drilled and u fill from the nozzle with shrader valve (or however it's spelled) removed, air can be added possibly... also the trick is make sure water is added into tire before and halfway through process to keepfoam activating and curing hard as possible


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Or holes are drilled at flat spots and foam added later


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Poly filled tires are much better as they ad considerably more weight....... kinda expensive but you'll never need to do it again.




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I usually use Green Slime in all power equipment tires, Seems to seal all small leaks and hold preasure through the seasons, Mower had it 3 yrs before it needed more air and 2 of the tires needed to be filled every week before that.
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I hear lock-tite has a expansion foam that's more dense and flexible


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