Just a thought? What did he load the tire with? If he used beet juice, commercially known as Rim Guard, he should have also changed the valves from the rubber ones to metal as Rim Guard sometimes interacts with the glue used in manufacture of rubber valve stems, causing them to leak. The manufacturer of Rim Guard warns about this in the FAQ's
I believe if using a tube the same would apply to tubes.
From my reading of the many posts about loading tires, the information presented by Rim Guard, and personal experience, the glue used in the rubber valve stems to hold the valve in place for tubeless tires is subject to degradation from prolonged exposure to products like Rim Guard. A different glue is said to be used for the valves in tubes and metal valve stems for tubeless tires which is not subject to the same degradation.
It is difficult to thoroughly dry out the inside of a tire which was previously loaded. Unless there has been sufficient time for the inside of the tire to air dry completely, a pressurized tube will squeeze any remaining fluid out over time. Just monitor the situation over the next couple of weeks. It should clear up on its own.
In the meantime, measure from the floor to the top of the rim and write down the measurement for future reference. A pressure change of one (1) psi from 14 psi will change the measurement by approximately 1/4" for the 12" tires used on GTs and SCUTs. I learned this after destroying several tire pressure gauges when using calcium chloride and water as the ballasting medium in years gone by. A proper 75% fill of the tire puts the fluid level about 1" above the outside edge of the rim which makes it about 2.5" above the inside opening in the valve stem.
The measurement for my Carlisle 26x12-12 MultiTrac C/S turfs at 14 psi is 19.25" with all implements grounded and the hydraulics relaxed. Note that all tires of the same nominal size are not created equal. Check yours for the specific measurement and pressure. Note that installation of an 800 lb back hoe, even with the hydraulics relaxed, will place additional load on the tires resulting in a different measurement. I drop the hoe before I measure.
Tire pressure changes with temperature changes. If the tire pressure is correct when first loaded, never
drain fluid to lower it. You will lose ballast weight and the tire will have to be aired up again when the weather cools down.
The actual level of the fluid can be seen on the outside of the tire in the morning hours, under specific atmospheric conditions of high humidity and cool temps, as a frost or dew line on the sidewall of the tire. I noticed the dew line on my SCUT's tires this morning as I left for a medical appointment.
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