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How To Plug A Tire

Safety Seal Speedy Seal And A Punctured Tire
Fred Williams
| Brand Manager, Petersen’s 4Wheel & Off Road
Posted March 1, 2012

On-The-Trail Tire Repair

Vroom! You’re heading down the trail.
Pop! What was that?
Sssss! Uh oh, a tire’s got a problem.

This happens every weekend on trails across America. It happens to the best of drivers and the best of tires. Nothing is perfect, so round up a tire plug kit and throw it in your 4x4.

Tire plugs are sticky rubber-impregnated pieces of yarn that, when stuffed into the offending hole, stop the air leak. The repair is often very easy, and if you catch the puncture fast enough you can plug it before the tire fully deflates. In fact, our experience tells us that digging out the repair kit or finding a buddy on the trail with a repair kit is often the biggest delay in tire repair.


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