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ARB tyre repair kit

Discussion in 'Spares and Accessories' started by Bomber2012, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. Bomber2012

    Bomber2012 Well-Known Member

    Mate i was away with on the week end collected a screw into his tyre and next morning it was flat . No worries I'll pull out my ARB tyre repair kit and plug it , pulled the screw out , put a 6.5mm drill bit in the cordless drill and cleaned the hole left by the screw , went to push the rubber strip in and this happened . :(:(:(:(
    I rang ARB this arvo and they said call past and we will replace it , only problem is nearest ARB store to me is an hour and a half away .
    Pretty piss poor for what is supposed to be a premium product . :mad::mad::mad:
  2. Albynsw

    Albynsw Well-Known Member

    I am surprised that happened as they are normally a good product
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  3. stevemc181

    stevemc181 Well-Known Member

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  4. typhoeus

    typhoeus Well-Known Member

    I have an Aldi kit, no problem with it. Very solidly made. Comes with spare reamers and plug fitting needles, Only thing not so good is the tubes of glue are small, but Ive bought a heap of spare tubes so still good.
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  5. Bomber2012

    Bomber2012 Well-Known Member

    The ARB kit did get the job done in the end but how long will it last ?
  6. 80lover96gxl

    80lover96gxl Moderator

    Iv had mine for years with no issue mate. Maybe they changed factory in china with less quality control:rolleyes::p.
  7. dno67

    dno67 Well-Known Member

    Last one I bought was $18.00 for a whole new kit of flebay delivered.
    Same thing, now around $20- $30.00. ;)
  8. hiluxdriver

    hiluxdriver Well-Known Member

    don't let the tyre nazis see this as they will bang on about how tyre repairs should only be done by tyre shops by "professionals".
    I'd ask for a refund rather than replacement.
  9. Swaggie

    Swaggie Moderator

    I've used mine a few times now, it's been excellent. About 12 years old now...
    Maybe something's changed..
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  10. phs

    phs Well-Known Member

    Hit and miss sometimes, I do like there gear but some must slip past there QA

    My E-Z deflator is out by a lazy 10psi :eek:

    At least the happily change them over no questiond asked
  11. phs

    phs Well-Known Member

    Yes something has changed it's called cost cutting :D
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