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PostSubject: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 6:10 pm

...about inner tubes?
Supposedly the 13" Lancia wheels that are coming may require them.
The seller said that's what he found when he dismounted the tires.

I hear some alloys aren't air tight.
Am I going to have problems finding them? I would have no idea where to get something like that.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 6:29 pm

Coming up with the tubes would be no problem at all. I would just be REALLY surprised if your car is supposed to have them. Do a little research but I'd just about bet anything that they were tubeless from the factory. The only reason that you may have heard that alloys aren't air tight is most likely due to corrosion on the bead area which will cause a bead leak. This can be cleaned up and all leaks fixed. Let me know what you find out.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 6:40 pm

call the guy that make your special rims. Google time
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 8:35 pm

They're on the way, so maybe if I'm lucky they'll arrive at Dann's by Saturday.
The seller said the two tires that were still on them had inner tubes.
I was thinking that sounded goofy. Maybe I'll seal the wheels on the inside with something.

It was 1976, but on the same token, the are European...
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 9:41 pm

non German European. I have had English and a Fiat never again. German or Jap or Mexican only
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 10:04 pm

Kyle, just leave 'em with me on your way through and I'll get 'em all fixed up. You can pick 'em up on your way back through. They'll be ready to rock.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 10:05 pm

....OR, you could bring 'em to the meeting and I'll bring 'em home.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Thu May 19, 2011 10:47 pm

Don't worry about it Greg. I am sure Kyle is being stupid as usual.

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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 12:47 am

Maybe they had drag tires on them before.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 1:01 am

Um, like I said, they're being shipped. No idea when they'll arrive.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 1:03 am

I don't know either. I am sure it will be inconvenient.

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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 9:17 am

I hope it is.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 10:57 am

This should be interesting.

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1 idiot with a tire machine
2 bad tires
3 leaky rims
4 First Chinese rims ever made
5 had tubes may as well use
6 i will drink to that
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 11:02 am

Another option after looking at the pic. Magnesium wheels they look like my gas burners I have in my garage. Super soft and real lite. ( so it taste great by less filling) I own maybe 6 and some do have cracks, and bent lips.

The suspense is killing me
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 12:41 pm

Who's the idiot with the tire machine?
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 12:48 pm

The last guy who put on Kyles tires

Do you have a tire machine??
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 1:07 pm

I work for Les Schwab.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 2:05 pm

Not sure where you saw them, 'cause they haven't arrived yet!
"Supposedly the 13" Lancia wheels that are coming may require them."
However, I think you may be right. They may be magnesium.

Last guy to put my tires on anything was Dann and I. Very Happy

I suppose we'll just have to wait and see.
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 3:05 pm

Greg I did not know. Les Schwab mounted my Falkens and did a great job. No one has ever said and we never talked about where you worked. So you are not middle management to the president of XYZ. Cool Now I am looking for a 205 50 15 falken azenis just one the old style.

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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 3:31 pm

I'll see what I can come up with.
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PostSubject: no hurry   Fri May 20, 2011 5:11 pm

I am in no hurry just if you see something
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PostSubject: Re: Greg, tire goddess, what do you know...   Fri May 20, 2011 6:08 pm

The only thing that comes up is an Azenis RT615K. I don't know if this is the old one or the new one but I'd assume it's the latter of the two. Let me know if this works for you.
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