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Old 12-01-2011, 12:08 PM
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The glued tires on my MT4 are tearing off a little (haven't come off completely) and at a couple spots it looks like the rubber is cracking a little instead of the tire separating from the rim. Is that something I can save and glue again, or is it game over?
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The glued tires on my MT4 are tearing off a little (haven't come off completely) and at a couple spots it looks like the rubber is cracking a little instead of the tire separating from the rim. Is that something I can save and glue again, or is it game over?
throwin a lil glue on it cant hurt it any more so go for it and run em till the fly off the rim then get new ones......bout all you can do
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:30 AM
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What I have done in the past, depending on the tire and the balance, is take a peice of an old warn out tire and glue it over the rip. Preferably from the inside if you can. Its worked great for me. I have a set of proline dirt hawgs that I ripped right around the rim about 1/2 an inch from the bead. I patched it with a cut from a traxxas(super thin) tire and they are still going to this day.
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Originally Posted by red dog
What I have done in the past, depending on the tire and the balance, is take a peice of an old warn out tire and glue it over the rip. Preferably from the inside if you can. Its worked great for me. I have a set of proline dirt hawgs that I ripped right around the rim about 1/2 an inch from the bead. I patched it with a cut from a traxxas(super thin) tire and they are still going to this day.
Let me ask you a question.

How is anyone supposed to patch a small rip from the "inside" of a glued tire?
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I think he means to take donor rubber from the cleaner interior of an old tire and use it as a patch.

I ended up just squeezing a little glue into every crack I could find. I'm taking it out this afternoon, we'll see how it holds up!
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I his case, no it would not be possible to patch from the inside. My point was that if the tire was partially off the bead or the tear was big enough to patch it from the inside where possible.
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The report is so far, so good. Tires have held together after 3 x 5000mah 4s packs.
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