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Hey everyone, I'm looking to get a couple willing bodies to help with tire mounting tonight at 6:30pm. Two should do it and I need you ready to give it hell! I'd appreciate it especially with the short notice.

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Murray
 

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You know I am in.... LoL See you then.
 

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Nobody available?
 

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You know I would have been there except I had some parts to install.
 

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Big thumbs up to Murry last night. He was the man with the tools and ideas last night mounting those damn tires.

First tire took over an hour and a half to do, from there the other 3 got progressively shorter (about 10 minutes for the last tire).

The key was just a couple hands and every 3rd or 4th bolt hole putting a bolt with LARGE washer and wooden block to hold down the bead. Then the last 1/5 of the bead took multiple screw drivers/pry bars and a big dead blow hammer to massage it on. As we would get a section on we would sink another bolt/washe/block combo in to hold it. Once all was on we gave the whole bead a good bag with the dead blow. Then we would pull the bolts and washers and pop on the ring and start tightening that down.

It was a good night, took about 4 hours start to finish. Murry is the hero of the week.

All I can say is what a fucking pain in the ass these tires/rims are. I will put some pictures up later tonight. :thefinger:
 
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