90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP


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90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby FM-USA » Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:29 pm



Found these 90 degree aluminum valve stems.
I don't think you're going to find any cheaper than these PAIR.
($3.37 Free ship Hong Kong)
IF someone knows the quality of these, please post. GOOD - BAD - FUGLY

http://www.ebay.com/itm/90-Degree-CNC-M ... KF&vxp=mtr

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/NjkAAOSwM ... -l1600.jpg


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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby cbx4evr » Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:15 am

Those look very nice but personally I wouldn't be looking to save some money on a valve stem. Too important a part. For me the bend on those would maybe be a problem on a Goldwing wheel. There is no riser section away from the wheel rim. WingStuff sells a proper pair for $7.99.
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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby FM-USA » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:43 am

I understand your concerns. Being cast, there is no bend.
Also there isn't a need for a riser, that adds more weight and lessens the overall strength.

I did email the seller on these, he said they are cast not machined. So I looked much closer at the stems. I see there are filled holes in the casting, so they are not good quality.

I was also asking...
"IF someone knows the quality of these, please post. GOOD - BAD - FUGLY"
Key word; KNOWS

I would say PASS on these valve stems.
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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby Dusty Boots » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:27 am

I've always bought mine off of this EBay seller as they are the real ones, imported from Italy.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/90-Degree-Angle ... SwofxUfRpO

A couple bucks cheaper than the same ones sold by kurveygirl.com


They do require a very slight mod of the rim to fit, but they are superior valve stems that will last the life of your bike!





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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby FM-USA » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:46 am

HEY DUSTY.
Those stems of yours looks JUST LIKE the china made ones.
They sure do copy cat everything... except quality.
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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby Dusty Boots » Fri Aug 26, 2016 5:44 am

cbx4evr wrote:Those look very nice but personally I wouldn't be looking to save some money on a valve stem. Too important a part. For me the bend on those would maybe be a problem on a Goldwing wheel. There is no riser section away from the wheel rim. WingStuff sells a proper pair for $7.99.



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http://www.ebay.com/itm/90-Degree-Angle ... SwofxUfRpO



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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:21 pm

Can you show a picture of them installed without the cap screwed on? I'd like to see if there is enough clearance for the TPMS sensors I have on my bike.

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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby FM-USA » Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:13 pm

I have the Myers 90 degree bent stems.
Hopefully Dusty will return and post a pix.
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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby Dusty Boots » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:04 am

WingAdmin wrote:Can you show a picture of them installed without the cap screwed on? I'd like to see if there is enough clearance for the TPMS sensors I have on my bike.



I imagine there would be, depending on which TPMS you use and how much of the tab you grind down.
I just ground off enough for my purposes.



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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby FM-USA » Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:02 am

Dusty, centrifugal weight don't bother that sensor?
How about wheel balance? (non 'balance bead' wheels)
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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby Dusty Boots » Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:33 am

Nope ... no problems with either, Floyd.
I balance my wheels with those caps already installed.

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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby gordonv » Sat Oct 01, 2016 2:07 pm

I bought my first set from the kurveygirl years ago. Waiting to mount on my matching black rim.

But what I really like, and have bought and used, is these from Jake Wilson.
https://www.jakewilson.com/p/1753/-/162 ... Valve-Stem

The tightening nut is on the outside, where if you do your own mounting, gives you the opportunity to tighten them up a little more, incase you have a minor leak.

At $2 per, they make a great gift. Sales come from time-to-time.

Speaking of valves, the OEM rubber style NEED to be changed with every tire change, so they don't fail, like the one in the picture above.

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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby 604wingnut » Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:16 am

I have had these valve stems on my 1986 GL1200 SEi for 2 seasons now about 16,000 miles. They work great very light, the caps are thin wall so a bit fragile. No leaks no problems. :D

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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby FM-USA » Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:37 am

604wingnut wrote:I have had these valve stems on my 1986 GL1200 SEi for 2 seasons now about 16,000 miles. They work great very light, the caps are thin wall so a bit fragile. No leaks no problems. :D

FINALLY.... a good report.
Keep us posted IF any of those stems goes bad.
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Re: 90 Degree valve stems $CH.EAP

Postby Rednaxs60 » Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:37 pm

604wingnut wrote:I have had these valve stems on my 1986 GL1200 SEi for 2 seasons now about 16,000 miles. They work great very light, the caps are thin wall so a bit fragile. No leaks no problems. :D


Which valve stems are you referng to? Have to replace my tires and would like to have 90 degree stems, more convenient.


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