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Old 03-09-2016, 09:26 AM   #1
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I'm buying new tires. Who's tube is best?
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Old 03-09-2016, 09:51 AM   #2
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Brattons. They have them made for themselves specially...
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Has anyone ever put GREEN-SLIME in your Model A tubes?
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Old 03-09-2016, 11:23 AM   #4
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metal stem yes or no?
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Old 03-09-2016, 11:30 AM   #5
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Several posts on this subject. Brattons is the tube of choice. Wayne
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Old 03-09-2016, 11:43 AM   #6
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Old 03-09-2016, 12:01 PM   #7
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Has anyone ever put GREEN-SLIME in your Model A tubes?
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Saw one car that had it and after he had a flat, it was a nasty mess. Said he put it in because of a slow leak. It fixed that but after he hit a nail it didn't fix that.
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Old 03-09-2016, 12:05 PM   #8
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Has anyone ever put GREEN-SLIME in your Model A tubes?
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You'll have major balance issues
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Old 03-09-2016, 12:27 PM   #9
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3 OR 4 oz. of antifreeze (coolant) in the tubes or tires will stop those slow leaks and not make a mess of things in the future
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Old 03-09-2016, 12:33 PM   #10
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". . . 4 oz. of antifreeze (coolant) in the tubes . . . "
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Interesting . . . . and novel.

And I suppose it does keep the air from freezing as well !
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Old 03-09-2016, 12:57 PM   #11
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Old 03-09-2016, 05:01 PM   #12
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cornstarch on tubes
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Old 03-09-2016, 05:23 PM   #13
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Brattons. They have them made for themselves specially...
Are the ones A&L sell any good?
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Old 03-09-2016, 06:26 PM   #14
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I have had the A&L tubes on our Town Sedan for about a year - They even passed Judging at the Niagara Falls Meets. They installed the medal valve stems for me. We have had no problems with them
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Old 03-09-2016, 06:37 PM   #15
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Are the ones A&L sell any good?
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Brattons. They have them made for themselves specially...
Snyder's and Bratton's tubes are the same. They went in together to have them made.
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Old 03-09-2016, 07:34 PM   #17
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Snyder's and Bratton's tubes are the same. They went in together to have them made.
Thanks Carl I forgot about that... Here is the thread explaining it post #17 fron Don Snyder...
http://fordbarn.com/forum/showthread...Brattons+tubes
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I have never put the slime in a tube but did put it in a lawn tractor tubless tire. In this case it did not work for me so I bought a tube and when I broke the tire down to install the tube the wheel was very rusty inside. The slime is water base and really caused the wheel to rust. It was a pain to clean up the wheel and paint it before putting the tube in and the tire back on, Never again will I use anything like that.
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Bert's in Colorado.
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Old 03-10-2016, 08:27 AM   #20
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I bought tubes (rubber stem) from macs 5 years ago and have had no problems yet.
As far as green slime use... I've not used it in my A tires but used it in lots of others. The trick is to use much less than the directions call for, then drive right away. The slime will eventually dry to just a coating inside the tube or tire if it's tubeless. I've had great luck with it for slow leakers and never had issues with rusty rims.
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