This Tire Plug Can Kill You - How to Best Fix a Flat

Publisert 14. feb.. 2021
We don’t usually do plugs but we’re making an exception here. Here are four of the best puncture repair solutions on the market.

GEAR BREAKDOWN
Rope Plug Tire Repair Kit : frt9.co/ey6m7b
Mushroom Plug Tire Repair Kit : frt9.co/ot52a7
Dynaplug “Spear Plug” Repair Kit : frt9.co/iebs8d
Tire Plug Patches : frt9.co/0nz9au

Mini Tire Inflator : frt9.co/2da3se
4 Ways to Inflate a Tire Without a Pump: www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxgUb...



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  • Just wasted 5 minutes bye

  • This Tik Tok Dance Cover CAN KILL YOU youtube.com/shorts/7jx-iiTLtFs

    • I'm embarrassed (speaking as a viewer) that your channel took this long to hit a million. Your content is better than 99.99% of the content I watch.

  • Just you could come to the point...

    • I consider properly installed rope plugs as roughly good enough for the remaining life if the tire. I learned this when I was a cheap bastard and rode over 10,000 km on plugged tires.

  • I don’t cut the ropes plugs off.

  • for a PROFESSIONAL ??? you really act SOPHMORIC ! Sorry I don't happen to have ANY sexual innuendo for this. Just do the video and leave out the stupid jokes(?). Oh seeing how you must really be worried about you size.. your base is 1,310,000.

  • Using the mushroom plug for years and its the best for me. I only add glue before inserting mplug

    • I stuffed a rope plug in a tire, and the damn plug out lasted the tire lmfao Burned it down to the chord without the plug failing.

  • Hey NOwiner! Forgot about the liquid slime bottle plug. Bacon 🥓 strip plugs suck when they are on the tread

    • I consider properly installed rope plugs as roughly good enough for the remaining life if the tire. I learned this when I was a cheap bastard and rode over 10,000 km on plugged tires.

  • Rope plugs leaks after a while, says from experience

    • Having tested God’s patience and already used up 8 of my 9 lives in other endeavors, I don’t own and will never ride a motorcycle. I am subbed here out of sheer appreciation for the quality content. Second to none.

  • I tried the mushroom kit (same brand used in video) and aside from the pligs, they come with a set of air canisters and and inflation tube. So picture this.. crappy crimping on tube lets go, and sends metal canister flying across room. I was pretty upset. Premium price for a less than premium product.. Conventional plugs work just fine for an emergency kit...

  • For something that is so important then add all this foolish innuendoes, I could only watch half........

  • I've used mushroom plugs in car tires and never had one fail. I would trust them temporarily in my motorcycle tire but would replace the tire immediately regardless of plug type

  • How about a test and your opinion on these "Screw in Rubber Plug Nail". Supposed to just have to screw them in. Amazon "Car Tire Puncture Nails, Tire Repair Screw in Rubber Plug Nail, Highly Elastic Soft Rubber Tire Repair Patch/Plug Combo, Fast Tool Self"

  • It sounds like these rope plugs are pretty good. What company makes the best ones? Does it matter if you use rubber cement? Do they really need to be self vulcanizing?

  • Grandpa knows best!

  • Blasphemous!

  • ... I didnt know that Liberace had a son....

  • I don't buy the evaluation of the mushroom plug. The concern with plugs is that they pull out of the tire-not get pushed in. The geometry of the mushroom plug makes it impossible to pull out from the outside-and air pressure seats the "mushroom" against the inside of the tire. I do carry a mushroom kit and have used it. I've also used a rope kit on both bike and ATV tires. On ATV tires they've plugged some big punctures with multiple plugs. Not to "save" the tire, but to get out of the woods. I think they are more than adequate! To say nothing of cheap.

  • wondering how many of the dislikers are you-tubers who are unable to create any youtube content....

    • nowine.info/loft/pomEsoaddrWRoII/video Epic. F9 ftw. Great job, yet again, and just keep going guys... Thank you so much for loving the sport to that extent ..

  • thank for the info

  • 0:01 One of those four plugs fit 2 of what he said. Unnecessarily difficult and might kill you. 😁

  • Ryan's content just keeps getting better!

  • I've got 2 rope plugs in 1 tire, like 1/4 inch apart. Is this safe? And the tire is still leaking air slowly. Could have gotten another puncture, I don't know. But back to my question...

  • I just bought a complete kit of plugs tools and CO2 inflator plus canisters then I watched this, luckily it was the rope thingy version.. I just watched a vid that told me the mushrooms were the best.. clearly not where's the adhesive? You didn't do screw in rubber nails?

  • i put a bacon strip on my front tire, forgot about it, and hit 140mph constantly no problem lol

  • I've had excellent success with the rope plug except I always burn the excess and let it melt down to the tire.

  • To much off topic talk..get too point

  • You should test the repair screw so simple to use and not very expensive

  • Riding for 35 years.. always used rope plugs.. sometimes I even forget that I had put them on when I changed my tire..

  • Don’t have time for Mark Twainisms bro. Which can kill? Why do people add niggling fillers in their consumer guide videos? Like everyone is an unemployed 15-year-old on summer vacation. Don’t you hate it when you want information but you have to fast forward through gibberish? 1. I needed info 2. I clicked on this video based on title. 3. Was duped into non-pointers fluff. 4. Save the fluff, You’re being passive aggressive in a “cute” way, aka British cigarette.

  • Hello everyone, quick answer why they want you to get interenal patch is, by removing tire from the rim mechanic can check if the tire is damaged. Some people drive on flat tire without knowing and inside of the tire is worn enough to cause someone's funeral

  • Hey just moved up to mtl from the states. I'm trying to bring my drz-400 up, any tips on riding/storing a bike for winter up here? Thanks, great video.

  • Worst video yet. This behind the scenes technique doesn’t work well. Please, for the love of god shoot your normal videos. Thanks, I do appreciate the info that you give. I buy products that you endorse, but come on.

  • Debbie Downer here. If you work in a motorcycle shop, I suggest you visit the websites of the major motorcycle tire manufacturers and read their tire repair policies. Those manufactures who allow tubeless tire repairs say that the speed rating of a repaired tire is reduced to 130 kph. So your V rated tire is now an M rated tire. Do you really want your customer riding his sport bike on an M rated tire? If the repair fails, you'll likely be sued. I know that many motorcycle owners have had great success with the rope repairs. What you do to your own bike is your own business. But from a liability point of view, most professional service shops refuse to repair damaged tubeless tires. In my own personal experience (over 40 years in the trade), I've polled motorcycle mechanic students for several years, and I can't remember a single one that said they repaired tubeless tires at their dealerships. Also, in Alberta, a repaired tire is a "fail" on an Out-Of-Province inspection. " Fairly warned, be thee, says I."

    • I'm embarrassed (speaking as a viewer) that your channel took this long to hit a million. Your content is better than 99.99% of the content I watch.

  • Squarespace for people that need a safespace.

  • First video of yours I’ve ever watched , I can see why you have so many subscribers, excellent and informative

    • I consider properly installed rope plugs as roughly good enough for the remaining life if the tire. I learned this when I was a cheap bastard and rode over 10,000 km on plugged tires.

  • Isn't the mushroom supposed to be vulcanized to?

  • Rope plugs have been around as long as tyres have had air in them, and they work, if it’s not broke it don’t need fixing.

  • "Jesus only had 12," made me lose my tea. 10/10

  • So did Revzilla use some of F9’s footage? Lol

  • Am I right to assume all of these plugs are only effective with tubless tires?

  • Of note is that assuming they used the same process on the full tire as the small example shown earlier the internal patch isn't even actually installed correctly here. The surface isn't ground to remove the raised mold release and roughed up to better take the cement and it doesn't have rubberized sealer applied over it. So basically even when applied incorrectly it's STILL approaching four times as strong as the best of the plugs. Yeah. There's a reason it's considered the standard.

  • the brown fat strings are the good boys

  • some of this plug work better when get heat you need too ride it, and i use good stisky rope never have problem

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  • You're test on the mushroom plug seems very anecdotal. That plug is designed to seal on the outside and retain itself inside the tire. The push rod on the force gauge is the same size as the shank/ hole which will flex the seal of the mushroom cap and dislodge it. Curious how it would test pushing the other way though (inside out). 🤔

    • nowine.info/loft/a21njnKTadpxfWE/video I'm embarrassed (speaking as a viewer) that your channel took this long to hit a million. Your content is better than 99.99% of the content I watch.

    • That would no longer make it a "roadside repair" as you would have to unmount the wheel, and then separate the tire from the rim to be able to pull the stem from the opposite face to press the underside of the mushroom to the rubber, at which point you might as well just use the internal patch which is a million times stronger. So still overpriced crap.

  • "I'm pregnant and this is my last video", had me laughing hard

  • Love the video. Your HE! gave away your Canadian background eh! Cheers.

  • I loved the rope plug. i put one in my van and drove from reno to Los Angeles and back.

  • On the package of the rope plugs, it does say it is for temporary only, you need to get a professional shop to get it repaired as soon as possible

    • You have miss one kind of plug that i personally use. "Shoegoop" glue brand. If i have a flat on my air chamber on my bicycle i use that glue to fix it. The only downside is the cure time. However a decent patch for car/motorcycle.

  • 6:40 Good Lord it's hideous.....yet amazing at the same time wow

  • So you're saying that with a large supply of rope plugs, whenever my tyre goes bald I can just replace the grip with the plugs. Thank you. Any lawsuit that results will come your way.

  • I remember my dad telling me that he put 5 rope plugs in to seal the hole he said he ran the tire till it was bald rope plugs are tried true

  • Agreed. I've used rope types for years, across all sorts of tires, motorcycle, car, atv. Never had any issues after the first install. Never seem to leak and they last the rest of the life of the tire too.

  • Plugged 2 nail holes with the Dynaplug on a 2020 H-D road glide. Both failed by the plug going inside the tire. So i replugged them, with the same results. They will not hold up riding at interstate speeds in hot weather. Never had a rope plug fail.

  • I used a rope plug on the OEM tire on a C5 Corvette. In 1999 replacement costs for just the rear tire alone was 650 dollars (Goodyear Eagle F1 run flat), so I plugged the tire and drove it another 10k miles before I put new rubber on it!

  • “Jesus only had twelve you know”. GOLD. Rope plugs for the win.

    • nowine.info/loft/fIWJbIzca52ymaQ/video Great format, We used mushroom plugs on our tractors at work and they always failed, I used rope plugs on my quad tires and had like 50 in them, still held great.

  • Good video, but unwanted exaggerated acting

  • Expensive isn't always the best.

  • Sometimes there's just no need to complicate or reinvent what's already time-proven. If it ain't broke...

  • Used rope plugs for 15 years never had one fail

    • nowine.info/loft/pomEsoaddrWRoII/video I'm embarrassed (speaking as a viewer) that your channel took this long to hit a million. Your content is better than 99.99% of the content I watch.

  • i hate on road motorbike riders, but you sir are awesome. Subscribed. I also use rope plugs in my cars work really well.

    • You have miss one kind of plug that i personally use. "Shoegoop" glue brand. If i have a flat on my air chamber on my bicycle i use that glue to fix it. The only downside is the cure time. However a decent patch for car/motorcycle.

  • So in germany we have only 2 types of plug the one you showed first the rope plug and the last plug you showed (in Germany this is called Mushroom Plug cause if you turn it 180 dagree it looks like a Mushroom)

    • Ryan is a linguistic genius. This channel has genuinely encouraged me to stop riding like an idiot, stop buying useless tools and be a better, smarter, safer rider. thank you Ryan and everyone involved in making these videos

  • Secondarily…. Very nice to see the convoluted process & meet your other half .

  • Jesus only had 12 Omg im dying, well like jesus did for our pleasure

  • I'm so happy I'm watching all these videos so I can buy a clapped gixxer and practically no gear

  • What about fix a flat spray

  • I feel like I got dumber just by skipping through this mess of a video. Imma cry now.

  • This has to be the dumbest review of tire repair ever. Patches, with or without a plug seal the inner butyl liner. Rope seals, while sealing the outer tread, allowing air to get under the butyl liner which causes separations. Separations are BAD. It's OK to use a rope seal on a lawn tire, but I will only ever use an inner patch or plug-patch.

  • For a split second I almost skipped this thinking it was a cheesy mini-documentary! Technical question: how did you secure each puncture hole after the pressure test, to ensure the pressure reading for each was fair?

  • Rope plugs are WIN. Any mech that wants u to replace your tires instead of using the plugs are ripping u off..

  • The best way to fix a tire is what situation you're in at the time if you're on the side of the road use a tire plug in something to air up the tire at a professional tire shop then use the tire plug course you could buy for set of tires they will love you for that

  • Rope plugs ftw

  • yep...popped the rear tires on my a pickup truck I used to have, fix it with rope plug, hook up 5000lbs to it 3 weeks later and then proceed to drive 700 miles

    • @Phoenix 𝙾𝚙𝚎𝚗 𝙼𝚢 PROFILE actually you're right. When I traded in the truck the tires got about 40% left and around the time it popped it was brand new

  • Been driving since I was 16. First time I've heard of rope plugs. You really do learn something new everyday... Definitely gonna get a set!

  • Great format, We used mushroom plugs on our tractors at work and they always failed, I used rope plugs on my quad tires and had like 50 in them, still held great.

  • Best use Tyre gel🤣

  • He did the string and the patch incorrectly.

  • Agreed Vulcanising strips for the win 👍🏽I use them. Have also used them on 40tonne bell dump trucks never any issues driving across some of the roughest terrain 😁 fully laden

    • You have miss one kind of plug that i personally use. "Shoegoop" glue brand. If i have a flat on my air chamber on my bicycle i use that glue to fix it. The only downside is the cure time. However a decent patch for car/motorcycle.

  • I was a motorcycle courier; spent upwards of 8 hours every workday on the road, upwards of 100km per day (city riding, you don't go far, even on a motorcycle). I regularly got punctures, regularly plugged them with rope plugs and *never* had a problem with them. They just work.

    • Having tested God’s patience and already used up 8 of my 9 lives in other endeavors, I don’t own and will never ride a motorcycle. I am subbed here out of sheer appreciation for the quality content. Second to none.

  • you yanks love to go on and on and on could have done this video in 2 minutes them people might watch it all the extra chatting shit is not needed

  • I had a flat and fixed with a rope plug. Took it to my tire shop because they were still under warranty and the tech said I voided my warranty by using the plug :-/

  • I actually wouldn’t mind watching more types of videos like this one 👌🏽👌🏽

  • I've used the mushroom plugs and rode 2,000 kms on a repair and never lost any air. I concede that these plugs on a GS type bike, where the pounding of a tire on off road conditiuons might be an issue, is "valid." On a street bike, I don't buy it.

  • Your delivery is so dry I love it

  • When riding with a plug/plugs; if you get another puncture, previous plugs will push through the carcass. Be prepared.

  • Guys, just get up to speed and ride home on the flat... done! I rode right to the bike shop, should have seen their eyes when they realized I did that LOL 1972 Honda 750 Front tire 45 miles really good Dunlop heavy side wall.

  • I watched many of your FortNine videos before this one (and before 1M (now 1.25M) subscribers). Fell on this one today because I had a screw in my rear (only 1600 mile) tire. At least two riders were steering me to the mushroom plugs. Now, although I don't totally agree with your testing method (direct small rod pressure) as being fair, I did go out an buy and plug my tire with the old rope and rubber cement kit. (Glad I chose that, as the screw/hole was at a pretty good angle into the tire -- mushroom plug, I would guess, is only good closer to 90 degree hole.)

    • From one You Tuber to another - well done on a million subs mate!!!!! (unlike you, I am insane with jealousy!!).....

  • The only way to ensure tyre is safe to be put back into service is to.... Always Dismount the Tyre and Inspect the Inside....Period!!!👍

  • Looks like I'm tossing my mushroom kit. I got it 8 years ago and haven't needed it fortunately. I guess back to basics with emergency kit.

    • I once dismounted a tire to remove a "temporary" rope plug to replace it with one of those permanent plugs. Damn near killed me trying to get the rope plug out, those suckers are IN THERE and I've sworn to never do that again.

  • Going to Canadian Tire tomorrow to pick up a road/string/bacon strip kit tomorrow - great video! Oh, and a mini compressor, just in case!

  • Seriously... this channels delivery is like, satisfying... this whole video was great though.... Would have been nice to know how much poke force it took to puncture the original tire.. the “proper” plug may have been stronger...

  • Mr.beast would probably plug his tire with those aqua dot things.

  • i would have clicked sooner if the title was im pregnant and this is my last video

  • As a mechanic, Rope plugs all day, every day. Saves soooo much time and is just as good imo.

  • 6 mins of bullshit, 3 mins of info.

  • I now carry ropeplugs in my car

  • I worked as a vw/Audi dealer express tech for a while in the past, and I’ve probably installed 1000s of those internal patches. We would mark the tire position relative to the valve core on the rim (so u don’t have to rebalance), dismount the tire, drill the puncture to be larger, grind/sand the internal surface surrounding the puncture, apply a thin layer of rubber cement to the inside of the tire where u just grinded, insert the plug, pull it through the backside tight with pliers, and while holding it tight you’d cut off the excess so it sits flush with the outside tread level. Then we’d use a roller to roll on the patch from the inside, and to ensure the cement has bonded and there are no bubbles. Lastly, we’d apply a layer of this black tire sealant over the whole patch on the inside. Then the tire was remounted to the rim, inflated to spec, and torqued back onto the car. I’ve seen the craziest things puncture tires, but I’ve never seen one of those patches fail.

  • I got a nealey mini kit to put in my bike, My wife likes going out of her way to always find nails and screws to fit in the right rear tire of the mini van. Last time a couple of years ago I pulled out the kit instead of going to a local tire shop. I patched it in place and the patch has held up marvelously since then. ~14usd for the kit (10 repairs) and less mess.

  • Your face and the way you're talking are creeping me out

    • Great format, We used mushroom plugs on our tractors at work and they always failed, I used rope plugs on my quad tires and had like 50 in them, still held great.

  • Where are your teeth?