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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-26-2013, 03:10 AM Thread Starter
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TIREFIT alternative (UK)

Had a flat the other day in our Vito Sport - no spare tire so we used the TIREFIT gloop. Sadly, it didn't work: the seal only lasted about a mile and then the tire was down again. Bizarrely though, the process has sealed up the end of the compressor hose so I can't even use it as a pump anymore! So I am definately NOT planning to buy an MB replacement!
A replacement pump is easy to find on ebay - any advice on what the best sealant is?
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The sealants are are tire fitters worst night mare when replacing tires. It also fails and many sealants have caused more harm than good.

A new tire may be in order. All the goop from the sealant is going to have to cleaned from the inside of the wheel.
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