Emergency Tire Repair Products Shirley NY

A flat tire at a jobsite is no fun. Thinner, less robust utility trailer tires are especially vulnerable. Tow vehicles routinely throw objects into the path of trailers, and when trailers veer toward a road's shoulder, they encounter all kinds of puncture-ready debris.

Local Companies

Firestone Tire & Service Centers
(631) 331-7333
1 Terryville Rd
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Firestone Tire & Rubber Co Inc
(631) 724-5577
138 Alexander Ave
Smithtown, NY
City Tire
(516) 331-8330
204 Hallock Avenue
Port Jefferson St, NY
Tires Inc
(631) 654-3777
284 E Main
Patchogue, NY
City Tire Auto Center
(631) 760-5653
204 Hallock Ave
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Goodyear Auto Service Center
(631) 928-0700
1200 Route 112
Port Jefferson Station, NY
Baron Honda
(631) 475-1361
17 Medford Ave
Patchogue, NY
Smithtown Acura
(631) 980-4178
780 Middle Country Rd
Saint James, NY
Awsomotive Car Care
(631) 474-5333
594 Route 25A
Mt Sinai, NY
Wal-Mart 2915
(631) 474-3287
3990 Nesconset Highway
East Setauket, NY

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Source: TOOLS OF THE TRADE Magazine
Publication date: September 21, 2008

By Michael Morris

A flat tire at a jobsite is no fun. Thinner, less robust utility trailer tires are especially vulnerable. Tow vehicles routinely throw objects into the path of trailers, and when trailers veer toward a road's shoulder, they encounter all kinds of puncture-ready debris.

Accessories Marketing Inc., the maker of Slime emergency tire repair products familiar to bicyclists, now offers a way to prevent flats in trailer tires. Users can pre-load tubeless trailer tires with Slime Tire Sealant, a viscous, nondrying liquid containing fibers that act like platelets in blood. When a puncture occurs, the escaping air forces the fibers into the opening, where they congeal to form a durable plug.

The nontoxic, nonaerosol sealant can temporarily heal multiple punctures at a time and seal holes up to one-quarter inch. After a tire is refilled, it's ready for normal use until a permanent repair is made, which the manufacturer recommends for safety and is required to restore most tire warranties.

The sealant fills through a tire's air valve, and it remains active in a tire for up to two years. It is available in 16-ounce squeeze bottles for onboard emergency kits, one-gallon and five-gallon containers, and 55-gallon drums. A Smart Repair Kit is also available that includes sealant, a12-volt air compressor, and a tire-pressure gauge. 888-457-5463. www.slime.com .

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