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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Jack Hughes » 28 Jul 2013 18:43

CCS wrote:Extra long valve rather than extender?


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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Bendy Ben » 28 Jul 2013 19:33

Mmmmmm

A lot of tubs seem not to have 80mm + valves !

Still - that means shopping - hurrah
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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Bendy Ben » 28 Jul 2013 19:47

Wiggle
CRC
PBK
Parkers
etc all don't seem to sell tubs with long valves

Any suggestions guys ?
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Re: Valve extenders

Postby jonathon.e » 28 Jul 2013 20:23

These

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Continental-Val ... +extenders

They come with a small tool to remove the valve core, screw in extender, remembering the PTFE tape, then re screw the core back into the extension. Simples.
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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Sir Jibbenstein » 28 Jul 2013 21:38

The vittorias I got have removable valves. I just put a long valve on them. No leaks.

You could try coating the thread with this:
http://shop.vitcas.com/vitcas-ptfe-liqu ... 3god5jgAGg
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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Bendy Ben » 28 Jul 2013 22:09

Ive got the same tubs Jibbster

I didnt know they had removeable cores :lol:

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Re: Valve extenders

Postby kfjatek » 28 Jul 2013 22:47

+1 on Teflon tape, works a treat for this kind of things. You can pick it up at b&q.

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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Sir Jibbenstein » 29 Jul 2013 06:47

The vittorias are super easy with extenders. Take valve off, put 40mm extender on, put valve on top of extender. No need to remove valve cores or anything.
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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Tritans » 29 Jul 2013 10:34

Taking the core out of a valve is like unscrewing the dust cap. Those conti ones are the nutts.

I take the core out of a any spare that I carry, so 1 less thing to worry about.
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Re: Valve extenders

Postby Seasider71 » 29 Jul 2013 13:21

+2 for PTFE Tape, I had the same issue on my Conte tyres and Zipp extenders. Slapped a bit of tape on the existing valve, screwed on the Extender and no more leakage (go Kev.)
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