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    Ghetto Tubeless for stock rims - Sight 7.2 alloy

    Hi just wondering if anyone has tried and succeed at setting the stock Alex Rim tubeless with the gorilla tape method. Starting to think about doing this.

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    Nothing?

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    Ghetto Tubeless for stock rims - Sight 7.2 alloy

    I tried some 8898 tape without sealant with the stock Kenda honey badgers. The tire pumped up but lost air fairly quickly and did not lock on the bead. The tires fit very loose already so I stopped there.

    With sealant and thicker tape (better yet, split tube) I don't see why it would not work. Would I trust it? No. I only trust UST style bead locks.
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    Hey thanks for that info, I tried the gorilla tape and I got it to seal right away. We'll see how it goes over the next few days. I have a nevegal on the front, I'll be trying that one later

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    No problem,

    Good luck to you and let us know how it goes!

    Bryan
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    Didn't work, tires were flat by the next morning. Tires are too lose just like you said.

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    Ghetto Tubeless for stock rims - Sight 7.2 alloy

    Dang, sorry to hear dude. I thought it was the Honey Badgers that were loose, but they are locked on my Chinese carbon 40mm's. That rim is definite on the smaller diameter side.
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    How much did you pay for those?

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    I heard the same from the stock infernos on the range

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    Ghetto Tubeless for stock rims - Sight 7.2 alloy

    You might just need to add more stans than normal. If the tires are not tubeless ready they will leak a lot of air. I'm having some issues with a Conti Trail King not holding air. It has a lot of pin holes. Try more stans.

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    Ghetto Tubeless for stock rims - Sight 7.2 alloy

    Unless you ride like a granny, I would not a run a tire that will not stay on the bead when deflated.
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    ive successfully used gorilla tap and 2 ounce stan sealant on each wheels with original maxx tires for 2 rides . dont know how long it would last, cuz i switched to dt swiss xm15001 wheels with tubeless ready splz tires

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