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Leaking about 3 or 4 psi per day - I want to use the M-Mobility only in an emergency - anyone have experience with "Fix a flat" or "Slime"?

I don't trust the local tire shops here as far as scratching the rims so, I wondered if the over the counter products worked - by worked I mean that I would not have to worry about it - I never go on long trips anymore.

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I look at it this way...

"No sense in pullin the Husk off a Corn lessin youra gonna eat it..."
 

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I had the same thing - took it to the dealer and they found a nail and fixed the leak for free!



tranck said:
Leaking about 3 or 4 psi per day - I want to use the M-Mobility only in an emergency - anyone have experience with "Fix a flat" or "Slime"?

I don't trust the local tire shops here as far as scratching the rims so, I wondered if the over the counter products worked - by worked I mean that I would not have to worry about it - I never go on long trips anymore.

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The fix a flat in a can stuff works but only for a short time and it has the same drawbacks of throwing your balance off and making a mess inside the tire. If it's convenient, take it to a good tire shop and have it fixed. you probably have a nail in it somewhere. An alternative is a good tire plug kit, but nothing is as safe or long lasting as a tire patch applied from inside the tire. Sorry, but I have no other suggestions except if you don't know of a good tire shop in your area, call, email or otherwise check out TireRack's recommended list of installers for your area. So far they have never steered me wrong.
 

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Have the tire looked at by a professional, don't trust those small wheel shops they will probably scratch and chip your wheels:)
 

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Might also be a valve stem leak that could be easily repaired by a professional.
 

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tranck said:
Leaking about 3 or 4 psi per day - I want to use the M-Mobility only in an emergency - anyone have experience with "Fix a flat" or "Slime"?

I don't trust the local tire shops here as far as scratching the rims so, I wondered if the over the counter products worked - by worked I mean that I would not have to worry about it - I never go on long trips anymore.

Thanks
tranck,

If you're up in this area, I've had great success with three places here in the Raleigh area. Kevin at MM Autowerks has a lot of experience with the M5 rims. 1st Class is more expensive, but they do a very careful and exacting job also.

MM Autowerks
Atlantic Ave Tire
1st Class Automotive

I've also heard great things about:
Hubcap Heaven in Cary, NC
and
McNair Performance
 
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