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Metal Valves (Tyres)

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by mattyboy199, Oct 28, 2007.

  1. mattyboy199

    mattyboy199 Well-Known Member

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    Seeing as i have 4 tyres to replace is it worth me purchasing metal valves ? Is there any real advantage ? I noticed you can get ones that are flush with the wheels.

    Thanks

    Matt
     
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  3. rickparmar

    rickparmar va va voom

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    no point, they will end up getting robbed
     
  4. S3_MCD

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    if your talking flush fit valves, i did this recently.... advantage, dont think so, BUT i do prefer them, looks alot neater
     
  5. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    You are on about alloy valve caps, I think he means the actual valve.

    Flush valves are just for looks, you need an extra tool to remove the alloy cap, then you screw the valve bit on to pump the tyre up right?, waste of time really...

    Metal valves just means you can re-use them, where as the rubber ones usually need replacing everytime you change a tyre.
     
  6. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

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    yeah the flush valves become a pain in the tits i had them on my mr2 - Personally i wouldnt bother with metal valves as the rubber ones cost buttons anyway.


     
  7. mattyboy199

    mattyboy199 Well-Known Member

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    fair enough just thought i would ask the question, cheers guys !
     

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