Aluminum rims corroding, leaking air, help needed

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someotherguy

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That stuff eats aluminum too.
Seems to me Slime is water-based but I've never checked.

The black tire goop seems the best path to save some corroded old wheels. Pretty sure that stuff hasn't been related to water for at least several complex chemical processes. ;)

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Seems to me Slime is water-based but I've never checked.

The black tire goop seems the best path to save some corroded old wheels. Pretty sure that stuff hasn't been related to water for at least several complex chemical processes. ;)

Richard
I used that back in the early 80's at a shop that recycled mobile home axles, good stuff. I think it may be just thinned fibered roofing tar. Whatever it is it worked pretty good on those 14.5" mobile home tires.
 

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They claim it’s non corrosive and I’ve never had an issue with alum bike wheels using it…
 

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