The green slime is good stuff, but it's more on the lines of preventative maintenance. That stuff seals holes as they occure. Put that in your tires before you go on a long trip. It only effects your tire balance in the winter when it freezes. During warmer temperatures it evens out in the tire as it turns.
The CO2 kits are very good. They usually come with a plug kit and can seal a pretty big hole.
It's also good to cary a can of "Fix a Flat" foam like you use for your car. That stuff works good for nail holes and small punctures. You have to be carefull when you are changing the tire after using that stuff because the gas is very flamable.
they make small 12VDC air compressors that use your aux outlet, if you had one of those and a $10 reapir kit from wal mart you can fix almost any flat...actually quite a few flats. what I was thinking is that they (the smart people that rode the long buses to school) come up with a really small compressor you could mount as a permanent part of your rig...it would be a cool option to have.
Tire Balls - Have you ever seen the little air pillows some people use for packing material to ship packages. Well immagine those only a little bigger and more durable. You blow them up and put them in your tire before you mount the rim. It would probably take about 8 or 10 for a utility quad tire. They are basically individual inner tubes.
I'm sure if you do a Google for Tire Balls they will come up.
There are other companies that sell tire sealants and they do not freeze until well below zero. The slime brand will freeze. I buy the stuff in 5 gallon pails from Sparty TXT or Simonize Sealtite tire sealant. Highlifter sells a very good sealant also.
I also carry several CO2 cartridges with me for air. One 25gr cartridge will inflate my tire from flat to 3 lbs. However if I was out on a long ride or trip I would to have a hand pump along with me to. If you get a huge gash and plugs only slow the leak then you could use up allot of CO2 cartridges before getting out of the woods. Or if you break a bead in the woods it may take a few trys before getting it seated again.
I think inner tubes are bad news. At least you can plug a tubeless tire but with a tube you're kind of up the creek with no paddle. The Co2 systems are nice, but I just use a $10 compressor from Wallyworld with tire plugs. Hasn't failed me yet!
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