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Hi People,

For those of you that have swapped out the runflats, what tyre sealants do you carry in the car now, just in case, of punctures?

Also, what do you do about the pressure sensors when you've got new wheels?

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Hi People,

For those of you that have swapped out the runflats, what tyre sealants do you carry in the car now, just in case, of punctures?

Also, what do you do about the pressure sensors when you've got new wheels?

Cheers
Cad

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below link not bad value
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-x-Emergency-Car-Flat-Tyre-Fix-Puncture-Repair-Foam-Sealant-Inflator-Can-CHM8/143030134258?hash=item214d42a5f2:g:180AAOSwPuRcAB~c:rk:6:pf:0
the flat tyres sensor works off the car abs sensors , ie a flat tyre rotates less than a tyre with air in it, so as long as the rolling diameter is the same as what came off the car all will be well,, otherwise the speedo would be incorrect
 

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I have regular tires; I keep tire Plugs and an air compressor. Cheep easy to use and work awsome.

Hi People,

For those of you that have swapped out the runflats, what tyre sealants do you carry in the car now, just in case, of punctures?

Also, what do you do about the pressure sensors when you've got new wheels?

Cheers
Cad

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Sealant can be dangerous for the tire mechanics. Don't know your of your MINI, but, up to 05 system mentioned above. Non runflats are fine but sealant may damage $100 sensor. Plugs and compressor works as above.
 

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Sealant can be dangerous for the tire mechanics. Don't know your of your MINI, but, up to 05 system mentioned above. Non runflats are fine but sealant may damage $100 sensor. Plugs and compressor works as above.
Do you carry a jack as well? Otherwise without removing the wheel it may be hard to find the cause of the flat and also have adequate access to make a repair.
 

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Sealant can be dangerous for the tire mechanics. Don't know your of your MINI, but, up to 05 system mentioned above. Non runflats are fine but sealant may damage $100 sensor. Plugs and compressor works as above.
Gen 1 R53s don't have sensors in the wheel, so there is nothing to damage. Explained below.

There are two different types of systems being used today:
Direct TPMS and Indirect TPMS.
Direct TPMS uses a sensor mounted in the wheel to measure air pressure in each tyre. When air pressure drops 25% below the manufacturer’s recommended level, the sensor transmits that information to your car’s computer system and triggers your dashboard indicator light.

Indirect TPMS
(the type on the R53) works with your car’s Antilock Braking System’s (ABS) wheel speed sensors. If a tyre’s pressure is low, it will roll at a different wheel speed than the other tyres. This information is detected by your car’s computer system, which triggers the dashboard indicator light.
 
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