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I know we all have run flat tires. Living in the West I drive on many remote roads. I have ridden motorcycles for many years and always carry a plug kit and a compact 12 VDC compressor. Fortunately I have never had to use it. Does any one carry this equipment in their C7 or has anyone plugged a tire this big?
 

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Not yet. But that's a good reminder to move a few items into the C7.
 

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I carry the Slime Safety Spair Flat Tire Repair System in RedHot and as well as each of my cars. I have not had any need to use it but like the redundancy of it with the run flats. The Slime kit includes the air pump and a separate tank of their sealant in line with the air pump. I chose it for my cars since it is non-flammable, does not interfere with the TPM when it is in the tire, and can be washed out with water if you want to when the tire is taken off the wheel.:cool:
 

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Question, can the sealant foul the TPMS air-pressure sensors?
no..many on amazon are tire pressure sensor safe
 

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I noticed a lot of different models of the 'Slime' one's...what one did you pick to work with yours?
 

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I carried a plug kit and inflator in my C6 Grand Sport.

I even used it once to plug the rear Goodyear Supercar Gen2 runflat (bigger than the C7 tires) that I was going to replace in another couple thousand miles. I ended up driving on it for 5k miles before I went to non-runflat Pilot Super Sports. The plug kits are easy to use once you've done it and see how simple it is.
 

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I noticed a lot of different models of the 'Slime' one's...what one did you pick to work with yours?
The specific one I picked is in my post.:)
 

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Lol...i googled it and it came back with all sorts of different one's with different PSI pumps and add on stuff...why I was curious. :)
 

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I know we all have run flat tires. Living in the West I drive on many remote roads. I have ridden motorcycles for many years and always carry a plug kit and a compact 12 VDC compressor. Fortunately I have never had to use it. Does any one carry this equipment in their C7 or has anyone plugged a tire this big?
Run-Flat Tires
This vehicle, when new, had run-flat tires.
 

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Run-Flat Tires
This vehicle, when new, had run-flat tires.
Correct, but run-flats will lose their air when punctured and then should not be driven more than 50 miles. If you take your Stingray on the road it certainly is possible to be more than 50 miles from help (at least out here in desert country) so having the option to do an on-the-spot repair and get safely back on the road is nice to have.
 
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If you take your Stingray on the road it certainly is possible to be more than 50 miles from help (at least out here in desert country) so having the option to do an on-the-spot repair and get safely back on the road is nice to have.
Work is 75 miles away for me and I leave home at 2:30-2:45am. Yes, one way. :eek: At that time I could feel stranded on the one 10 mile stretch of road where cell signal is spotty.
 

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This has been a very helpful thread, i have never given much thought to getting a flat in any of my cars ,i guess i should start thinking about it. I have aaa as well as a service thru my insurance co. That acts like aaa. Not having to wait for help seems to be a good policy and i'll make it my business to get one of these products today thanks jc
 

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This has been a very helpful thread, i have never given much thought to getting a flat in any of my cars ,i guess i should start thinking about it. I have aaa as well as a service thru my insurance co. That acts like aaa. Not having to wait for help seems to be a good policy and i'll make it my business to get one of these products today thanks jc
You also have the road side assistance from Chevy as part of the warranty, but as you point out, it is nice to know if there is a long wait or you don't have cell service you can take care of it yourself.
 

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The slime setup works great. I've carried it in quite a few cars.

Although it is more expensive, for the guys that are die hard on using GM accessories; the tire sealant and inflation kit that is standard on Camaro SS is a great option.
 
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