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Old 10-03-2021, 06:54 PM
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Thanks for all the great input. Definitely need to pay more attention to proper tire inflation, but such a PIA, with a straight valve stem that points directly inward to the axle. Havenít come up with a way to inflate wo taking pants off, even with a removable insp cover.
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Old 10-04-2021, 03:52 AM
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Thanks for all the great input. Definitely need to pay more attention to proper tire inflation, but such a PIA, with a straight valve stem that points directly inward to the axle. Havenít come up with a way to inflate wo taking pants off, even with a removable insp cover.
The solution is easy. Replace your tubes with those that have a ninety degree valve stem. Drill a 3/4Ē hole in your wheel pant that aligns with your stem. You can find a cap for the hole at just about any hardware store.
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Old 10-04-2021, 06:11 AM
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The solution is easy. Replace your tubes with those that have a ninety degree valve stem. Drill a 3/4Ē hole in your wheel pant that aligns with your stem. You can find a cap for the hole at just about any hardware store.
Thanks Bob -
Can you tell where I can find this gem 15x6.00x6 90 deg? I have not been able to procure anywhere. I have the cutout and plug in place.
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Old 10-04-2021, 06:22 AM
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Thanks Bob -
Can you tell where I can find this gem 15x6.00x6 90 deg? I have not been able to procure anywhere. I have the cutout and plug in place.
Desser and Spruce have them in stock from multiple manufacturers. Desser has better pricing. I’m about to pull the trigger on three new tubes and a tire for the nose wheel. Desser was about $200 less expensive than Spruce. But Spruce does some price matching.

Michelin Airstop 15-6.00 x 6 tube w/ 90 stem. 092-501-0

https://shop.desser.com/15x6.00-6-mi...detail/323625/. This is a straight stem tube, not a 90. Dresser doesn’t have a 90 on their web page. Just discovered when talking to Spruce about price matching.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal...chAviator2.php
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Old 10-04-2021, 05:04 PM
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Desser and Spruce have them in stock from multiple manufacturers. Desser has better pricing. Iím about to pull the trigger on three new tubes and a tire for the nose wheel. Desser was about $200 less expensive than Spruce. But Spruce does some price matching.

Michelin Airstop 15-6.00 x 6 tube w/ 90 stem. 092-501-0

https://shop.desser.com/15x6.00-6-mi...detail/323625/. This is a straight stem tube, not a 90. Dresser doesnít have a 90 on their web page. Just discovered when talking to Spruce about price matching.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal...chAviator2.php
Thanks again Bob - $$$ Double the price of the straight valve - unbelievable, but is the way to go moving forward. Now, I can use the access hole as planned and checking pressure will be part of every pre-flight vs just looking at the tire under 1/2Ē of exposed tire under wheel pants.
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