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Old 09 April 2013, 14:58   #1
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TYRE PUNCTURE SEALANT for trailer tyres

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I just wondered if anybody has had any experience of using TYRE PUNCTURE SEALANT on their boat trailer tyres. I thought it might prevent the worry of getting a puncture at speed on the motorway. The adds for TYRE MAGIC PUNCTURE SEALANT states that it can be used for caravan's so presumably boats should be ok.
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Don't think I would bother I think would rather now i had a puncture
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This stuff is brilliant,
Genuine Ultraseal GB, Ultraseal UK, puncture, punctures, prevention, tyres, tyre, motorbike, tyre sealant, Ultraseal, Ultra Seal GB, Ultraseal USA - Tyre Conditioner.

Used it on motorcycles, horse and boat trailers.

Buy the correct amount, lower tyre pressure and load into tyre through inflation tube and then pump back up, when all done drive for 10 mins to get fluid/gel around tyre and leave for good. Tyre pressures hold, dont deflate on punctures and meant to be brilliant of blow outs.

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Will you put it in your car tyres too?
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Will you put it in your car tyres too?
Maybe on a low profile, I was sold the stuff years ago when it was a purple colour for motorcycling. One of the shows was amazing, prevents a tyre blow out. So then kept buying it for trailers and horse trailers as I did not want blow out with horses aboard. Kept using it. Think all mine have had it for ten years or more and never suffered a tyre failure. ( I have on a low profile on sports car without it)
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Maybe on a low profile, I was sold the stuff years ago when it was a purple colour for motorcycling. One of the shows was amazing, prevents a tyre blow out. So then kept buying it for trailers and horse trailers as I did not want blow out with horses aboard. Kept using it. Think all mine have had it for ten years or more and never suffered a tyre failure. ( I have on a low profile on sports car without it)
To me that's the only way to do it, no point just doing the trailer if the rest of the tyres haven't got it too.
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Another option is the tyron bands
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Put some in my ace quad once


Kin ell talk about bad wheel balance shoke like nothing else on earth, ruined the ride big time, soon was removed
I would imagine a tailer would do the same
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This stuff is brilliant,
Genuine Ultraseal GB, Ultraseal UK, puncture, punctures, prevention, tyres, tyre, motorbike, tyre sealant, Ultraseal, Ultra Seal GB, Ultraseal USA - Tyre Conditioner.

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Buy the correct amount, lower tyre pressure and load into tyre through inflation tube and then pump back up, when all done drive for 10 mins to get fluid/gel around tyre and leave for good. Tyre pressures hold, dont deflate on punctures and meant to be brilliant of blow outs.

Video - Genuine Ultraseal GB, Ultraseal UK, puncture, punctures, prevention, tyres, tyre, motorbike, tyre sealant, Ultraseal, Ultra Seal GB, Ultraseal USA - Tyre Conditioner.
Done and used the same on mine for years. Just seems a sensible precaution on a single axle trailer with a very precious load !
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The problem with sealents is finding someone to repair the tyre afterwards. Most places won't touch it once it's had sealent in it.
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The problem with sealents is finding someone to repair the tyre afterwards. Most places won't touch it once it's had sealent in it.
Interesting as over fifteen years I have never experienced a problem and have had numerous tyre changes on m/cycles. Also with the stuff I used, no repairs should be needed just replace when worn out has been my experiences
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The problem with sealents is finding someone to repair the tyre afterwards. Most places won't touch it once it's had sealent in it.
Apparently / allegedly the use of Utraseal does not affect repairs if they are needed.
All I know is - warn the tyre fitter the wheel has it in when changing tyres because it goes everywhere when they break the bead seal
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Well, it looks like most replies are positive so I guess I'll be getting some. Thanks for all your replies.


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This sealant sounds good. I cannot find out on the website how much it is? Any idea. I have some cracking on my trailer tyres due to UV light and the fact the tyres are 5 years old.
Would it be better to renew the tyre instead? A new tyre for a 10inch rim costs between 35-40! A new wheel and tyre 58
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The cracks on the tyres are not a good sign, I would definitely replace the tyres also if your rims are rusty and well used for the extra 18 quid or so I would get the new wheels with tyres.
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This sealant sounds good. I cannot find out on the website how much it is? Any idea. I have some cracking on my trailer tyres due to UV light and the fact the tyres are 5 years old.
Would it be better to renew the tyre instead? A new tyre for a 10inch rim costs between 35-40! A new wheel and tyre 58
Any thoughts greatly received.
Definitely replace the tyres - and agree with Kerny, the rims too if corroded.

Here are a couple of linky's for 'ultraseal'

Puncturesafe ultraseal puncture prevention | eBay

Ultraseal Tyre Repair Tire seal Puncturesafe Sealant Puncture safe Fix Guarantee | eBay

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I am with Nugent on this. I had some in the tyres on my tricked up Defender on test. Whilst going round the right hand bend going South on the A3, where it meets the A27, I was in the middle lane doing 80ish. Halfway round the bend the steering suddenly went nuts and I actually thought I had had a blow out. Turns out it was the sealant in the tyres. It stays liquid and sloshes round the inside of the tyre. Whilst cornering, it had accumulated in one spot on the side wall and travelled round the tyre as a mass, throwing the balance out big time! Luckily there were no other cars around me as I needed all 3 lanes whilst desperately scrubbing some speed off.
I think it works well if the vehicle is doing low speeds, up to 50? Beyond that it becomes a bit of a gamble.
The other potential issue is when the rims and tyres on the trailer are in crumbly condition, where the salt has got at them, the sealant will continue sealing the cracks when the construction is failing, resulting in a structual failure, rather than just a blowout.
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Perhaps the best option would be to fit steel radial tyres, at least it gives some sort protection rather than putting gunk inside the tyres.
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Perhaps the best option would be to fit steel radial tyres, at least it gives some sort protection rather than putting gunk inside the tyres.
The tyres that are cracking I would defo replace, but I would still put the gear into the tyre, saves so much time and problems. We have seen blow outs where tyre held to run down when the tyre normally would have thrown trailer. Also on Mbike a no brainer as it stops blow outs and therefore saves my life for 20. I really trust this gear, gunk or not and never had atyre fitter with a problem with it ( but as said before I warned them)
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The tyres that are cracking I would defo replace, but I would still put the gear into the tyre, saves so much time and problems. We have seen blow outs where tyre held to run down when the tyre normally would have thrown trailer. Also on Mbike a no brainer as it stops blow outs and therefore saves my life for 20. I really trust this gear, gunk or not and never had atyre fitter with a problem with it ( but as said before I warned them)
Sorry!! I didn't mean to discredit the product by using the word gunk, I just came out as I was typing
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