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Old 06-06-2017, 01:32 PM
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Default Inner Tube Failure

This tube has only 50 hours on it, but failed (on the nose gear). Does anyone have any experience that could shed some light on the reason for the failure?
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Old 06-06-2017, 02:56 PM
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If it was uninstalled with that nut left on the neck, I would say the edge of the nut cut it.
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Old 06-06-2017, 05:17 PM
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Looks like threads on stem are pretty mangled and stem might even be bent...
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Old 06-06-2017, 06:01 PM
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Because it never made it out of phase 1

Sorry Don ... had to say it 😆


I would agree that the stem looks pretty mangled. Forced into place during install.... then the nut cut the tube.
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Old 06-06-2017, 06:27 PM
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Because it never made it out of phase 1

Sorry Don ... had to say it 😆


I would agree that the stem looks pretty mangled. Forced into place during install.... then the nut cut the tube.
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Old 06-06-2017, 09:11 PM
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My bad, should have gone to the archives first.
Seems that everyone that extended their 5 hour Phase one to over 24 months had tire trouble.

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Because it never made it out of phase 1

Sorry Don ... had to say it 😆


I would agree that the stem looks pretty mangled. Forced into place during install.... then the nut cut the tube.
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