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    Convert asymmetric rim to tubeless - which kit

    I would like to convert this rim to tubeless. Which kit would you recommend for this? Would the Orange Seal Tubeless kit worj and should I choose 24 or 18 mm?

    Link to rim: https://www.lightbicycle.com/EN928-a...tain-rims.html

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    Same kit as you would use in a rim that's not asymmetric.
    Any tape that's between 25mm and 30mm should work, personally I would go with a tape that would reach the walls that would make a better seal and when removing the tires the probability of damaging the tape setup would be lower.

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    Your link goes to a rim that is 28mm wide internally, so you want tape that is 34mm wide to go bead to bead so the tyre forms a seal with the tape and not the rim/tape, as there's possibilities of leaks, damaging the tape when removing the tyre, etc. Loads of info here on setting up tubeless.
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    I agree with the others, wider tape for the most successful and trouble free tubeless setup.

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    I've converted my BTLOS 30mm inner using this

    Tape 33mm:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Hold-Fast-T...m/253950254676

    Sealant:
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/500ml-17-oz...e/260938651318

    and some DT Swiss tubless valves with removable core.

    I mounted the tires initially w/o sealant, and they actually kept the pressure for 2 days (dropped from 30 psi to 27psi). Added 60ml sealant for a 29" 2.5 Minion and a 2.3 Aggressor. Holds the air very well.

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    Thanks all :-)

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