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I found the limit of my fancy valves stems by way of breaking two of them off the truck 1 minute on trail 30 at Windrock.. i was hanging with a bunch of 100series guys for the day and they helped me swap my spare on and dismount a tire to replace the valve with a spare. Someone snapped some photos.. @MongooseGA and @patchagan on deck! Then GA and i did the other wheel back at the cabin so i had a spare ready to go again haha


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baldilocks

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Seems like at the level your rig has risen to, you’d be on beadlock wheels that would, among other things, have protected valve stems.
 
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I didn’t know there were that many Ferraris in ATL.
 
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Sweet build!! Next you will step up to a Ford GT! Dont fry me they are all sweet at that level
 

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I always run rubber valve stems. They don't break off.
You can still clip rubber stems off ... ask me how I know :rolleyes:

Agreed though, rubber stems a lot more resilient. I've mashed enough rigid stems to change them out immediately if I buy rims with them already installed. Rock rings on beadlocks don't even protect them. All you need is a decent size pebble rolling around inside your rock ring and you'll take a "protected" rigid stem out.

YMMV I do tend to drive like an a******.
 

baldilocks

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You can ask the tire shop for the rubber stems they use with load range E tires that run higher pressures like on HD pick-ups. Those valve stems are considerably thicker walled nd should tougher.
 
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Wait, did you secure an Italian stallion for your stable?
 

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