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#1 bigo1966

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 11:07 AM

Has anyone here tried one of these out? I go through tires like underware and im tired of paying money.



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#2 bigo1966

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 11:33 AM

Nevermind, I searched and answered my ?????'s

#3 Legacy777

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 11:00 AM

Looks pretty easy.

What'd you find out from searching?

#4 bigo1966

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 11:25 AM

You will make your money back before it will finally break.

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Posted 29 August 2009 - 09:09 PM

I've got one... Ended up bending the poll thing you use, just cut it and used a piece of pipe to sleve it and fixed.
No good for onroad cars, as you need to still balance them. And just to have that done, for me at least, costs pretty much the same as getting a shop to change and balance them. For their price, probably a good thing to have if you do a lot of offroading.

#6 MysteriousXTC

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 08:16 PM

I've got one... Ended up bending the poll thing you use, just cut it and used a piece of pipe to sleve it and fixed.
No good for onroad cars, as you need to still balance them. And just to have that done, for me at least, costs pretty much the same as getting a shop to change and balance them. For their price, probably a good thing to have if you do a lot of offroading.


can through a hand full of BBs into the tire before you mount it, worked pretty well at balancing my buddies 40's on bead locks... not to mention its pretty funny when you come to a stop...

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 01:31 PM

Looks like alot of work, i'd rather just pay a pro to do it. Unless you are swapping tires every other weekend or something.

And i bet with a bit of lube, that guy wouldn't be trying to wreck his back?

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Posted 04 September 2009 - 07:24 AM

I didn't know lube helped the back...? :lol:

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Posted 04 September 2009 - 09:56 AM

as stated, lube on the last side of the tire to go on the rim will not help, cause it will not allow the bead to stick to the rim it will just slide round and round.




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