Bike tube leak finder

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Bike tube leak finder

Postby Secesh » Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:51 am

An old bicycle inner tube can be cut opposite its valve and the now open ends clamped onto a radiator's inlet and outlet. Install the radiator cap and use a hand pump to add a pound or so of air through the tube's valve stem. A spray of soapy water will reveal the holes, which may then be soldered and the process repeated until all the leaks are stopped.

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Re: Bike tube leak finder

Postby ricky racer » Sat Feb 21, 2015 3:31 pm

That is a pretty cool idea. :{_}: Thanks for sharing!!! :wink:
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Re: Bike tube leak finder

Postby Steve-N-Tn » Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:34 pm

Slick!! Thanks for sharing!! Got two to check!!

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Re: Bike tube leak finder

Postby Donegal Cub » Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:48 pm

Brilliant Idea!! and that idea could be applied to other things eg old boilers and things that need to hold in water/fluids
Now why didn't I think of that!! :oops: :oops: :oops:
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