TYRE RE­PAIR KIT BOOST

Camper Trailer Australia - - BUSH MECHANICS -

Now, I know what you’re think­ing – ev­ery­body needs a tyre re­pair kit. And that’s 100 per cent true! It will cover the ba­sic items re­quired to fix a punc­ture, but that’s about it. So here are a few lit­tle ex­tras that aren’t al­ways in your kit but are worth their weight in gold.

SPARE VALVES

Spare valves are es­sen­tial, es­pe­cially if your tyre de­fla­tor is the type that re­moves the valve to drop your tyre pres­sure – I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve lost the valves.

VALVE RE­MOV­ING TOOL

The sec­ond thing is a valve re­mov­ing tool. Keep a few of them around your truck as you never know when the valve needs to be nipped up. Also, keep a few valve rub­bers handy as they are prone to fa­tigue.

SPARE TUBE

Last, but not least, is a spare tube. I’ve kept a spare tyre tube in the back for years. In fact, a lot of the times it saves me from car­ry­ing a sec­ond spare tyre. Plus, when you rock up to a swim­ming hole, there’s noth­ing bet­ter than pump­ing the tube up and float­ing down­stream.

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