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Rusty

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Tire flap
« on: March 18, 2018, 10:02:10 PM »
I got a new flap from cooker tires.  How wide it is?  My new one is 7 inches wide and very heavy stiff rubber.  Wouldn't a one that is 3 inches work?  It only has to be protecting where the tube meets the steel rim. 
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Re: Tire flap
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2018, 11:18:40 PM »
Rusty,

Unfortunately I think you may have ordered the wrong size.  Check the catalog or website.
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Re: Tire flap
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2018, 01:55:56 AM »
Turns out I have been using the terms wrong.  A flap is 7 inch wide heavy duty rubber that holds the tube in the tire.  More for like trucks.  What I needed was a rim liner.  About 3 inch wide, thin rubber to prevent the tube from rubbing on the rim and popping from rust, etc.

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Re: Tire flap
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2018, 03:17:17 AM »
Rim liner for wire wheels, flap for split rims and clincher rims.

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Re: Tire flap
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2018, 08:02:08 PM »
Used old tubes to make my own .  ;D

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Re: Tire flap
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2018, 11:41:41 PM »
Like Tom, that's how I made mine.
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