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Old 12-05-2008, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default reuse valven stem?

I just purchased a used set of Volks that still had the red valve stem installed. Can I reuse them or pay 70 bucks for another set? thanks
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Old 12-05-2008, 04:34 PM   #2
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metal valve stem are fine and can use reused as long as they are not damaged or leaking
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Old 12-05-2008, 10:22 PM   #3
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You can even replace the valve cores and keep the valve stems if you're worried.
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Old 12-05-2008, 11:02 PM   #4
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replace the valve core to play it safe. I would drop buy a tire shop and just ask a tech for four new valve cores. i wouldnt think they would charge u
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