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      07-29-2011, 08:30 AM   #1
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Repair or replace tire?

I have a slow leak in one of my new AD08 street tires. I'm pretty sure it could be repaired but sometimes I use these tires on track. Is it safe to repair or should I replace?

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      07-29-2011, 10:38 AM   #2
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Replace, no question. Is $300 worth risking your life?
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Agreed; but are you sure it's not a valve or the wheel itself?
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      07-29-2011, 12:17 PM   #4
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I'll have it checked before for valve or wheel problems before I trash it. But will replace it instead of fixing it otherwise. I think I already knew the answer but was hoping I was wrong

Thanks for the advice guys

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Agreed; but are you sure it's not a valve or the wheel itself?
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      07-29-2011, 05:54 PM   #5
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Yup replace.

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