Tyre Valves

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  1. Lee Fryer

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    I am having new Michelin camping tyres fitted to 15" steel wheels should the metal valves be replaced as well.
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    What's weight of your van?
     
  3. Lee Fryer

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    3.4T Max load
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    Lee You could get away with rubber valves, but I would still go for steel valves.
     
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    I have steel valves just wondered if they should be replaced with tyres.
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    Take advice from the tyre fitter.
     
  7. Lee Fryer

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    Thanks
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    Steel valves can easily survive a couple of tyres. But for what they cost I always get new ones (y)
     
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    I'd leave them be unless they look corroded (unlikely) You can always replace the cores if in doubt.
     
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    Thanks Jim, Andy
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