ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS


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ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby auctioneeral » Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:46 pm



Getting new tire's for my 81 and I'm thinking of going with 90 degree valve stems. I need advise on which one's to buy.
I'm looking at these http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/58 ... At6h8P8HAQ

I'm also going to try the tire balancing beads.
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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby RoadRogue » Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:37 am

These are the ones I used, while they cost a bit more I think they look much better and you can choose your colour. 8-)
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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby Aussie81Interstate » Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:32 am

I purchased 10 brass ones from ebay - about $2 each.

waiting for them to arrive...

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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby auctioneeral » Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:23 pm

Well I order the valve stems 90 degrees, balancing beads and 2 shinko 712 tires.

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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby dingdong » Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:53 am

I purchased 2 sets from Motorcycle Superstore. They are made of brass and the threads strip very easily when installing them. Be very careful and don't over tighten. I will go with steel next time.

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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby NVSB4 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:05 am

dingdong wrote:I purchased 2 sets from Motorcycle Superstore. They are made of brass and the threads strip very easily when installing them. Be very careful and don't over tighten. I will go with steel next time.Tom


90 degree stems are the only way to go on a Goldwing.
It's hard enough getting around the saddlebags and large front fender.
As dingdong says though, be careful when putting them on.

By the way dingdong (Tom), congrats on post #2000. :D
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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby urbanmadness » Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:07 am

yeah, regular upright valve stems are no fun on comstar wheels. It no picnic on 1500 either.

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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby dingdong » Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:14 pm

NVSB4 wrote:
dingdong wrote:I purchased 2 sets from Motorcycle Superstore. They are made of brass and the threads strip very easily when installing them. Be very careful and don't over tighten. I will go with steel next time.Tom


90 degree stems are the only way to go on a Goldwing.
It's hard enough getting around the saddlebags and large front fender.
As dingdong says though, be careful when putting them on.

By the way dingdong (Tom), congrats on post #2000. :D


Well I'll be. I didn't even notice. Thanks!
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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby auctioneeral » Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:50 pm

Don't buy these valve stems http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/58 ... At6h8P8HAQ
You can not tight up the nut enough to tight up the valve stem on rim. The threads are not long enough.

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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby auctioneeral » Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:55 am

Will car tire valve stem fit the rims of gl1100. Now I got new tires and old tires off, now I'm stuck because I don't have any stems.

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Re: ADVISE ON 90 DEGREE TIRE VALVE STEMS

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Jun 28, 2015 3:43 pm

auctioneeral wrote:Will car tire valve stem fit the rims of gl1100. Now I got new tires and old tires off, now I'm stuck because I don't have any stems.


Yes, just make sure you get a size that fits properly. Personally, I prefer metal stems over rubber stems.




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