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    Giant SXC29-2 converting to tubeless

    I have a 2012 Anthem X2 with SXC29-2 wheels. I'm switching to tubeless soon.

    For those who run tubeless with stock wheels, did you have any issues with the conversion?

    I'll be using a Stans kit when I make the switch. Current tires are the stock RacingRalphs.

    I plan on upgrading wheels in a few months, its tempting to just get a set of Stans Crest or Arch to simplify setup.

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    I have set those wheels up tubeless several times. It is pretty straightforward but not exactly easy. You won't get the satisfying pop you would with a Stans rim. The Racing Ralphs work great tubeless but the sidewalls will weep sealant for awhile.
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    How much sealant do you add to the RaRa's? Any extra since you know they weep?

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    Tape or a rim strip?

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    I usually add just shy of two scoops, or two ounces per tire.
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    Tape is always the best way but I've used both.
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    I've set up PXC29 using 1" gorilla tape, no problem.

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    For those that used a Stans kit. Did you have to do any drilling in the rim for the valve to fit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jclyle View Post
    For those that used a Stans kit. Did you have to do any drilling in the rim for the valve to fit?
    Wait...What?! No.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jclyle View Post
    For those that used a Stans kit. Did you have to do any drilling in the rim for the valve to fit?
    I think I know what you are talking about... One of the videos out there show a drill being used to make the inside hole larger. This is NOT needed. Put the drill away!

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