I have one of these:
And a tiny locking pin has just broken in the head. Whole thing is scuppered because of a 2p part.
Anyone know if replacement heads are available anywhere? Or if a different brand will fit?
It’s a tubeless pump so the head has a lever that pushed down a little pin that blocks airflow and pumps the tank up, then releases it all at once.
If you could find another way to block the airflow (kink in the hose?) then any track pump head should fit.
Edit - talking bollocks
Had a go, but the pin being gone creates a leak too. I tried electrical tape but once the tyre gets to 60psi it rips off. And holding 200psi back in the tank will take some doing.
Planet X tubeless pump is the same. Perhaps they have spare parts bin? Easier to speak to than wiggle.
I usually remove the head and ram the valves inside the rubber tube, if I'm understanding this right
But that's with other brands that have the air lock located in the pump.
Get Wiggle to replace it?
Same happened to me, same pump different brand. I removed the pin and the shaft through the head, wrapped some thermoplastic around the hole and glued it together to make it airtight.
You just then need to get a quick release pipe clip. When you clip it up tight you can charge up the tank, then release it when you need the air.
Asked Wiggle about this and they replied saying “we’ll get back to you”. Waited about 8 days for them to say “it’s out of warranty”.
Can’t believe you tracked down the replacement part. Thanks for that. I’ve tried a similar bodge as upthread with epoxy putty for now though.
I know I'm late to the conversation, but do you know the size of that clamp? I'm going to order one. Was it difficult to remove and re-attach the hose?
Hi, the clamp wore out quick so I then used mole grips. After that I installed a 1/4 turn inline valve
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