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Mini-review: Stop 'N Go Pocket Tire Plugger

Dustin22010-05-18 02:20:40 +0000 #1
I had the chance to finally use this thing and I wanted to post up a little review on it.

It works. If you follow the instructions that come in the kit on laminated card stock, you can pretty much be on the road in 10 minutes once you've found the source of the leak. It comes with everything you need except some good pliers which are required to a) pull the object out of the tire, b) stretch the mushroom plug tight once it's in the tire and c) allow you to properly re-inflate with the CO2. If you carry a set of pliers with you, you're pretty much ready for anything.

I needed to use all 4 CO2 cartridges that came with the kit and ended up only getting 15lbs of pressure in the tire afterwards (215/55R16); but that was enough to get me down to the gas station to purge the CO2 out and re-fill with air. Granted, I screwed up the first couple times and wasn't firm enough when twisting, so some of the CO2 didn't make it inside the tire. A motorcycle tire should be ready to roll with 2 cartridges easily. I'm not sure where I can find replacements yet, but I'm told you can get replacements at any ATV/powersports store for pretty cheap

Well worth the $35 they're asking for it.

PS: Does not do tubed tires obviously.

CHIA2010-05-18 02:26:07 +0000 #2
Yup, +1....have written about it a couple times myself, won't leave home without it.

I have the Slime pump, instead of the C02 cartridges though.
125cbr rider2010-05-18 02:44:52 +0000 #3
canadian tire sells CO2 cartidges. just bring one of your old CO2's with you and match it up. They are cheap and come in pretty decent sizes. this weekend i might go to bayside and pick up a stop n' go pocket tire kit.
Shovelhead2010-05-18 03:14:50 +0000 #4
I used it on my friend's bike, two different holes and it works awesome.

I also did a screw in my truck tire with it and it's the cat meow.

It's amazing on how you can put a mushroom plug in your tire without removing the tire from the rim.

On trips, I carry a small 12v air compressor that I hook on my battery tender plug.

+1 on the Plug and Go



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