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Victor Heavy Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit 

Part No. 22-5-00106-8 Warranty  

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Victor Heavy Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit is great for use on all tubeless radial and bias ply tires. This T-handle style tire repair kit includes insert and rasp tools that can be used for all basic outside/in tire repairs.

Product Features:
  • Standard tire repair kit
  • T-handle insert and rasp tools included for improved torque
  • Includes five 4-inch long heavy duty brown tire plugs
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VictorHeavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit
 
4.1

(based on 9 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Can withstand use (5)
  • Reliable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home garage (5)
    • Roadside repairs (4)
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      • Auto enthusiast (3)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    5.0

    Easy Tire Fixer

    By Bobbybadass

    from alabama

    About Me Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Can Withstand Use
    • Good Sturdy Handles

    Cons

    • You Need To Strong Enough

    Best Uses

    • For Anytime You Spot A Na
    • Roadside Repairs

    Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

    In my opion the only way to use this product is to have a liquid cement used on the plug to make things much easier and to seal better

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    1.0

    Stay away unless u have a sledge hammer

    By Scott

    from N attleboro

    About Me Casual Driver

    Pros

    • None

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use

    Best Uses

      Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

      Yes, I followed the instructions, used the rasp until it moved in and out EASILY, then placed the strip into the tool, not an easy task but with a pliers not a big deal. Now trying to insert the tool into the tire is impossible! In the end I used a sledge hammer after several hits, several hits it finally inserted but ruining the tool. If I could I would include a picture of the tool. I got this because of the high reviews, I'm sorry but I question the integrity of the previous reviews.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      works great

      By JLkansascity

      from Kansas City

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Level 1

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Garage
        • Roadside Repairs

        Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

        This thing works great. I've saved hundreds of dollars with one of these over the years. The T handle is way better than the screwdriver handle versions. I do NOT believe you need to use glue with this one; I bought it because I didn't like the mess the glue normally creates and I have used it dozens of times without any glue with no issues. I do make sure I buy the same Victor plugs when I need more, I think they're made to work without glue.

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        5.0

        Easy Fix

        By JB BURNING UP HIGHWAYS

        from Lithonia, GA

        About Me Competitive Driver

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Roadside Repairs

          Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

          Easy install. Thanks for the reviews. Saved time an money verses taking to tire shop

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Cheaper then a new tire.

          By RxForYourAuto

          from Pickerington, Ohio

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

          Verified Buyer
          Level 2

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

              The actual tools are a little stronger then kits I have purchased in the past. I had a small finishing nail through a tread block and the reamer was able to go right through without the usual fight. This product would be much better if it was packaged with the small tube of glue that is included in most kits. Luckily I had a leftover tube from the kit I was replacing. I am not sure whether the glue is absolutely needed but if nothing else it acts as a lubricant to get the plug material through the hole with less effort.

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              (8 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Works well for punctures in tread

              By M R Bix

              from Oak Ridge

              About Me Competitive Driver, DIY'er

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Economical
              • Reliable
              • Saves A Trip To Garage

              Cons

              • Not For Weaklings

              Best Uses

              • Home Garage
              • Roadside Repairs

              Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

              I've repaired five punctures on various steel-belted tires using this kit. Every repair was 100% effective.

              It was sometimes possible to repair the puncture without removing the tire from the hub, which was nice.

              It takes strength to remove the object that punctured the tire and it takes strength to ream the puncture hole and insert the plug. The reaming and plugging have to be accomplished immediately after the object is removed to prevent full depressurization of the tire.

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              (62 of 101 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Seems to be working well enough

              By Kevin

              from Maryville, IL

              About Me Auto Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

              • Can Withstand Use
              • Compact Design
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Garage

                Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

                I used this to repair a nail hole in one of the tires on my Buick. After putting another couple hundred miles on the tire after the repair, it seems to be holding just fine. No pressure loss. It was pretty easy to do the repair....just clean the hole, then push the plug through the hole and pull it out quickly. It took a little muscle, but nothing serious.

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                (49 of 92 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                it works just might geta lil sticky

                By 66 coronet

                from atlanta GA

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • It works
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • Sticky gummy

                Best Uses

                • Automotive Repair Shop
                • Home Garage

                Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

                easy to use but if u dont get the plug right in there the first try it can get alil sticky and gummy trying to force the plug.

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                (63 of 101 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works great -- this is the one to buy

                By David

                from Fairfax, Virginia

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Easy To Use
                • Inexpensive overall
                • Reliable
                • Saves money
                • Saves time

                Cons

                • Requires some muscle

                Best Uses

                • Home Garage

                Comments about Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit:

                I originally bought this kit several years ago after taking a tire with a screw in it to the local gas station to have the hole fixed and observing the mechanic use a kit just like this one to do the repair (and then charge me over $20). At that point I realized that there wasn't any special skill or trick involved to do the job. Recently I bought another kit as I used all the plugs in the original package.

                This kit isn't for everybody. You need to be willing and able to remove the tire/wheel from the car. And then if the object has been in the tread a while and has worn down so it's hard to find, you'll need to do some detective work with a hose or water to locate the leak from the tiny air bubbles. Also, you need needle-nose pliers, vice grips, etc. (and some muscle and determination) to dig into the tread, grab the nail or screw and yank it out of the tire (this part of the process can take 10 minutes or more and can be frustrating).

                But beyond that, it's pretty straightforward. Once the object is removed, just use the rasp to clean the edges of the puncture, thread the plug (really just rope with sticky goop on it) through the eye of the insertion tool, plunge the plug into the hole, and then pull the insertion tool back out. Refill the tire with air using a compressor or electric pump or gas station air hose, check the pressure, and you're good to go. Check the pressure again the following morning to make sure it's holding.

                The only problem I ever had with this kit was on one tire that still leaked a bit after the plug was inserted, so I pulled the plug back out, doubled it up, and stuck it back in again. It held after that.

                If you're the paranoid type, you can take your tire to a tire shop or gas station, have the tire removed from the rim, have the hole patched from the inside with glue and a piece of thin rubber, and then have the tire remounted and rebalanced. But that's some major $$$, and I'd just as soon not have the local gas station handling my expensive rims on their old beat-up tire mounting machine.

                Some words of warning: this kit is for tread punctures only; if your puncture is in the sidewall, then take the tire to a competent tire shop to have them decide whether the tire can be salvaged or needs to be replaced. A tire with sidewall damage can suffer a catastrophic blow out.

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                • Q:

                  Why does this repair kit not have rubber cement as other kits?
                  Asked on 8/6/2012 by dan from Amarillo, TX

                  2 answers

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Sorry, but the Victor Heavy-Duty Tubeless Tire Repair Kit (Part No. 22-5-00106-8) is marketed by the manufacturer without the rubber cement. You can buy the rubber cement separately by ordering the Victor Rubber Cement (8 oz.) (Part No. 22-5-00599-VW). For further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 8/7/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                  • A:

                    because it is inserted from the outside of the vehicle ,not cemented like a bicycle innertube ,once the sticky slimjim looking piece is jammed in the tire pressure seals it up nicely .

                    Answered on 5/1/2013 by biilykid from lynn mass.
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