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  1. e*thirteen valves work with all e*thirteen rims. If you are using a rim from another manufacturer please refer to the diagram to check if e*thirteen valves will work for your rims.
    • e*thirteen valves work with all e*thirteen rims. If you are using a rim from another manufacturer please refer to the diagram to check if e*thirteen valves will work for your rims.

  2. Start by choosing the proper rubber base for your rim.
    • Start by choosing the proper rubber base for your rim.

    • Rims with curved valleys will use the curved base.

    • Rims with flat valleys will use the flat O-ring base.

  3. Install the base of the valve through the valve hole. Press firmly.
    • Install the base of the valve through the valve hole.

    • Press firmly.

  4. Install the proper stem base for your rim. Next install one of the small O-rings and slide it down the valve base.
    • Install the proper stem base for your rim.

    • Next install one of the small O-rings and slide it down the valve base.

    • Valves come with extra small O-rings in case you lose or damage one.

  5. Before installing the stem of the valve, lightly lubricate the threads and small O-ring with tire sealant, this will help the system seal. Install the valve stem. Tighten the valve to hand tight.
    • Before installing the stem of the valve, lightly lubricate the threads and small O-ring with tire sealant, this will help the system seal.

    • Install the valve stem.

    • Tighten the valve to hand tight.

    • Do not overtighten - this can cause leaking and make the valve impossible to remove on the trail if you get a flat.

    • The base of the valve includes a hex in the head in case the valve is twisting, a 4mm hex wrench can be used to hold it.

Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

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