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Old 08-21-09, 02:59 PM   #1
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best way to patch outside tire cut?

I have a small cut in the outside tread on my sew up tire. The tear is small, about 1/8". The tire still holds air but would like to prevent a leak from this area.

What is the best way to repair this?
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Old 08-21-09, 03:02 PM   #2
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I don't know about sew ups specifically, but I use Crazy Glue to fill small cuts in my tires.
Open the cut, put a drop in the gash, let it dry, good to go.
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shoe goo needle and thread
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I don't know about sew ups specifically, but I use Crazy Glue to fill small cuts in my tires.
Open the cut, put a drop in the gash, let it dry, good to go.
\I too use CG on clinchers but apply glue and hold shut the slit. usually works for me and CG I use is not a very good filler.
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I have never successfully repaired a tubular but I like the glue idea fillit to open the cut drop in some glue and deflate.
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