Tow like a Pro: Trailer Tire Essentials

Towing a boat on a trailer

For many, summer vacations wouldn’t be the same without a trusty trailer. Whether a boat trailer bringing the fun to the lake, a travel trailer for a comfortable camping weekend, or a trailer to haul your ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes, many summer memories have a reliable trailer working behind the scenes.

Unfortunately, these trailers are not immune to the dreaded flat tire. Don’t let a flat tire ruin your fun! Whether it is your tow behind trailer, boat trailer, Sprinter van, horse trailer or vintage trailer, with a few easy to use products from Slime, you can keep your trailer tires rolling to the next summer memory.

Before you hit the road, don’t forget to pack one of these essential trailer tire repair tools:

2-in-1 Tire & Tube Premium Sealant

Slime 2-in-1 Tire & Tube Sealant

Rather than wait for a flat tire emergency, Slime helps you prevent flat tires before they even occur! Slime makes a tire sealant for trailers that can be inserted before you hit the road to instantly repair flats for two years. It is safe for your tires, easy to install and even stops slow leaks. Just a few quick minutes in your driveway before heading out can ensure that you arrive at your destination safely.

All you need to do is remove the valve core, inject the Slime tire sealant, then re-install the valve core and inflate to the tire to the correct pressure. It would also be a perfect time to inspect tires for worn tread, and ensure all your tires are at the correct air pressure.

Emergency Tire Sealant and Tire Inflator

Slime Emergency Tire Sealant and Slime Thru-Core

You’ve all seen this sad scenario: Pulled over on the side of the highway is a truck, every seat filled with a family member, pulling a trailer with some summer fun toys (ATVs, dirt bikes, jet skis … you name it). And the trailer has a flat tire. It’s dry and hot, and you can practically feel the family yearning to be at their destination of fun, rather than struggling to put on a spare.

Fortunately, with Slime emergency tire repair sealant and a tire inflator, that flat tire can be quickly repaired and back on the road. The installation steps are the same as above: Simply remove the valve core from the flat tire, inject the Slime tire sealant, then re-install the valve core and inflate to the tire to the correct pressure. That tire is good for 3 days or 100 miles. Plenty of time to get safely to your destination for a full repair!

Slime offers two tire emergency sealant options: You can select our traditional yellow label emergency sealant bottle that has been repairing flat tires for 30 years. Or you can choose our Thru-Core Tire Sealant, with new technology that allows the sealant to pass directly through the valve stem with no need to remove the valve core! Slime tire sealants are automaker approved and always tire sensor safe.


Flat Tire Repair Kit

Slime Flat Tire Repair Kit

Even easier than the option above is a Slime Flat Tire Repair Kit. This solution combines the emergency tire sealant and air into one kit for an even faster and easier emergency tire repair. Attach the kit to your car, push the button and 10 minutes later, a completely repaired tire. This compact kit fits neatly into any trunk, or under a seat, so you have plenty of room for your other summer things.

Have a great summer, everyone!