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Tube with no talc - should i worry?

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  1. guzzisti91

    guzzisti91 Tuned and Synch'ed

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    I just installed a new front tyre without applying talc to the tube. It appaers the shop that fitted the metzeler didn't, either. However, the tube is a heavy duty michelin airstop about 4mm thick with a metal valve & the rim itself is knurled. Should i be worried? I completely forgot about this when i installed it yesterday, but now i just sold my car for scrap
     
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    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    I never use talc when installing a tube. Just inflate the tube before installing the second bead and make sure the stem is centered. After seating the beads with air pressure, allow the tube to deflate and reflate about 3 times so it settles into place.
     
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    guzzisti91 Tuned and Synch'ed

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    That's strange, i did just that. I couldn't install it any other way. Thanks
     
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