I’ve been readying my ZR-1 for summer as the weather has been getting (very slowly) warmer and removed one of the front wheels a few days ago. I’d picked up a slow puncture and wanted to get it fixed ahead of getting on the road again.
There are various restrictions about getting tires plugged:
- The hole can be no bigger than 6mm
- the plug can’t be within the sidewall area
- The hole must be “clean” with no wire reinforcing showing
- No more than three plugs per tire
A lot of the time I think that these limits (which are set by the tire manufacturers…) are designed simply to achieve more tire sales, but that said Continue reading