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Old 11-07-2013, 02:41 PM   #1
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Tire Repair Kit

Camping World has a tire repair kit that includes an air compressor that will inflate an RV tire. It sells for less than $90.00 and weighs around 4lbs. Anyone know anything about this item.

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Old 11-07-2013, 03:23 PM   #2
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I guess you are talking about the ResQ Max from Air-Man.

Don't know anything about this one specifically, but I would be very skeptical about using any "sealer" on a high pressure RV tire. Injecting sealer, even in a tiny hole, is a gamble at best. It might let you limp to a service area at low speeds, but I wouldn't trust it for anything else.

The spec quotes inflation to 2.5 Bar in 4-6 minutes, but 2.5 Bar is only 36 psi. Not even in the ball park for pressures on larger rv tires. I have no idea how big a 50 liter tire is either, but I suspect it's a smaller air volume than most motorhomes utilize.

In short, this is probably good only for a passenger car tire (and I personally wouldn't use it for that either).

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Old 11-07-2013, 03:47 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Gary RVRoamer View Post

In short, this is probably good only for a passenger car tire (and I personally wouldn't use it for that either).

That $90 would just about pay for the first year of CoachNet.

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Old 11-07-2013, 05:46 PM   #4
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I would put the money towards coach net or good Sam. ERS is the way to go. I do carry a tire repair kit and CO2 tank - but in the jeep for trail repairs out in the midst of nowhere.
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It appears that 36 PSI is its max which makes it pretty useless for most RVs.
If you want a compressor there are several out there for less than $100. I have a one piece Sears, 150 PSI and has no trouble brining my front tires up to 115 PSI; $99.00
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Old 11-08-2013, 08:17 AM   #6
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thanks for the response. i didnot plan on using it for puncture repair as i have good sam roadside but was going to use it to top off the tire pressure. i like the sound of lowes compressor
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sorry i meant sears
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Old 11-09-2013, 08:27 AM   #8
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That looks like the compressor I bought for my car and it is painfully slow.....although it does get there. I have a larger compressor on board with a tank for the 5er.

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