Scooter Tire Question

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Old 12-11-19, 06:37 PM
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Scooter Tire Question

Getting a 1994 Honda Elite scooter, needs a new rear tire.
What is best, put an inner tube in or just go tubeless?

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You said you need a new tire... so, you need a new tire. Is tubless an option with your rim? Putting a tube in the old tire probably is not a good option if "you need a new tire". If it were a relatively new tire but had a puncture I'd consider a tube but if the tire is old and needs replacing... replace it. Tubeless is probably less expensive since you don't also need to buy a tube.
 
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Rims for tubbed tires have a hole for the valve, while tubeless tire rims have no hole. There are kits available to convert a tubed tire rim to tubeless by plugging up the hole although I'm not a fan. But converting from tubeless to tubed would require a new rim.

Unless I'm missing something.
 
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Beyond what I said before, if your scooter is in otherwise good shape or you want to restore it, you'll be best off to keep everything OEM.
 
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