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What kind of valve do i need to use? I have tried every one for my compressor and the tire valve just pushes into the tire and wont accept any of the nozzels. Do I need to but a bike pump?

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The tires use a standard tire fill valve, no special parts needed. If the tire is very flat, you will have to hang on tight to the stem to keep it from falling into the rim. You may prefer a clipdown type handpump for the first bit of air, but if the bead (the joint between the rubber and the rim had caved in, you will need to be a little tricky to get the first air in without it leaking out the sidewall. A rope cinched up around the outside of the tire helps to push the bead tight while you first fill.
It is a good idea to inspect the valve to make sure it pushes down and springs back up, as a broken valve will drive you nuts and make you think you are using the wrong adapter. G'luck:) Farmerbear at FixYa.com

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