quick question, new tires and tubes - rubber or metal tube stems?

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quick question, new tires and tubes - rubber or metal tube stems?

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Post by joninflorida » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:52 pm

52 FL with the side tube stems. Is there any advantage to rubber or metal valve stems. They are available both ways. Not sure if there is a structural advantage to metal, not sure which would have been correct in 52?

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Re: quick question, new tires and tubes - rubber or metal tube stems?

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Post by RUBONE » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:08 pm

Rubber was standard and fit the large hole in the rims correctly. metal are needed if the rims are aftermarket and have a small hole. Most metal are center stem as well, while rubber are the correct offset.

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