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Old 03-27-2015, 09:19 PM   #1
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Tire changing tip for the do it yourselfers....

you can use a speed clamp for a helping hand to keep the bead from walking around the rim as you work.

I saw that done on a video of a guy changing an 18 wheeler tire by hand. Figured if it works for him, why not me.
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Old 03-27-2015, 09:22 PM   #2
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Great idea. I'm getting ready to change my front, I'll have to try that.
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Old 03-28-2015, 10:16 AM   #3
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Hmmm very helpful indeed
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When you park just put a work boot over the ignition they won't know what to do.

If it's got or tires , it's going to cost you
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To make it easier to spoon over you need to get both side of the bead to the center of the rim. It it narrower there. Once you get enough bead over the lip it is ease to walk the spoon around or pull by hand.
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Just changed 2 sets of tires. The fronts are easy with the tye wrap method. The rear needs tire spoons. Or at least I needed tire spoons.
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