S2 wheel valve type.

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S2 wheel valve type.

Postby ipelm » Sat 15.05.2021, 15:29

I had my S2 wheels refurbished but am struggling to find the correct motorcycle type valves fitted to them so that I can order some spares?

There have been some air leak issues, which now seem stable, however I need to replace them when the car next needs new tyres, which I will also as a matter of course change the valve and seal each time. The local tyre company's take one look at them and say no thanks sling your hook!!!.
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby MPx » Sat 15.05.2021, 18:13

What's special about them?? They look to me like any universal alloy tyre valves would do. Demon Tweaks do them, amongst many others...here
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby dapinky » Sat 15.05.2021, 19:32

I got mine from Demon Tweeks.... they were for SE wheels, but they do different sizes, so should have some to fit the hole in S2 wheels (I know they're different size to the OZ ones, but can't remember if they're bigger or smaller for the BBS).
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby ipelm » Sat 15.05.2021, 22:55

Thank you.
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby Kathryn » Tue 20.07.2021, 19:27

Mike’s link doesn’t work. These ones or maybe these?

I know nothing about tyre valves! I’m having the wheels refurbished and have new tyres plus I think one is leaking so I would like to replace them.

Btw Dave the holes look to be 10mm.
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby GeoffSmith » Tue 20.07.2021, 19:30

Kathryn wrote:Mike’s link doesn’t work. These ones or maybe these?

They can't be right - they don't do them in Palacio! :twisted:
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby MPx » Tue 20.07.2021, 19:59

Kathryn wrote:Mike’s link doesn’t work.


That's odd since it did work when posted and as far as I can see from your link Kathryn the address hasn't changed. It was the "Hub Buddies" that I linked to so I've redone it and its working for now anyway. Of course I'm still only guessing and don't actually KNOW that they will fit!
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby Kathryn » Tue 20.07.2021, 22:21

Thanks Mike. I’ll order them and if they don’t fit they’ll just have to refit the old ones!

Geoff, I knew someone would mention purple ones!
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby GeoffSmith » Tue 20.07.2021, 22:31

:-D

I think I have one in the loft. I'll measure it tomorrow for you.
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby Dave Eds » Tue 20.07.2021, 22:52

Is it purple Geoff? :shock:
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby GeoffSmith » Wed 21.07.2021, 14:21

Sorry Kathryn, I can't find it easily and it's 45°C in the loft.
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby Kathryn » Wed 21.07.2021, 18:40

GeoffSmith wrote:Sorry Kathryn, I can't find it easily and it's 45°C in the loft.


No problem Geoff. Thanks anyway. I’ll buy them and hope for the best.
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Re: S2 wheel valve type.

Postby lotusflasherman » Wed 28.07.2021, 18:54

Bit late seeing this but my spare S2 wheel is in my garage somewhat in the way ... was tricky trying to 'mike it' but 8mm drill passes through the valve hole, 8.5mm does not. Reckon 8mm valves needed.
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