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    Best way to eliminate rattle from valve stem on carbon wheel

    I read I can use silicone, any recommendations on brand?

    Can I just tape the stem with electric tape?

    Odd thing is it only happens on my back wheel and not the front.

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    yea, that or, Try wrapping the stem with teflon plumbers tape,thinner.
    or gaffers tape .. thicker , fabric body.

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    Can you slip something over the valve stem, like electrician's shrink wrap tubing. If the tube were off the rim, you could even quickly heat it with a few waves of a match to shrink it. However, I'm not sure how much clearance you have between the stem and hole.

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    Cut a piece of electrial tape and tape it 'over' the valve.

    Look at pro bikes with zipp wheels for example. 1 cent, 3 second solution.
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