My tire swing tire Answered

I found an old tire in my pasture by my house. I decided to make a rope swing out of it, the only problem is the old, rusty rim is still on it! How do I get it off??

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ATV Tires

I am in the market to buy some new tires for my warrior. I was thinking about buying some ITB mud lites. Does any one know of any good ATV tires currently on the market?

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Tire Tee

I want to make a tire tee for my softball-loving daughter. I saw the one in the link below and thought it would be an easy (and cheap) DIY. http://i44.tinypic.com/9tzol5.gif I'd want it to be portable, as her team is talking about practicing inside a school gym when it gets cold and this would be an excellent tool for hitting inside. My thought was to fill a bucket with concrete and stick the pole in it which would be my base. It looks like there's some PVC slipped over the pole with a pin/screw/bolt holding it at the height. If I want to get really fancy, I can drill multiple holes and adjust the height for each girl. The weight of the tire should provide enough resistance on its own. I want to limit any extra resistance from the tee as much as possible. The question I have is about the pivoting tire. What's the best way to set that up? I could have two pieces of PVC connected by a coupler and the tire would rest on the coupler. Or I could secure the the tire to the PVC in some way and when the batter hits it, the tire AND PVC rotates around the base pole. Any suggestions about this? I appreciate any insight! Thanks!

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im tired

Tell me if anyone else feels like this I AM TIRED OF ALL THE 1 VIDEO INSTRUCTABLES man it makes me pissed off when all i see is a video yes i know it is easier but i quote "There is no rush to publish an instructable so do your best." -ewillhelm (i think) you know it might be easier to make a video but if your going to make a video please take 5 seconds to take some pictures maybe put something else in like words because for those fast readers who dont want to watching something they could read faster than a movie 1 pyro-

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i am having truble beading the new tires? Answered

I tryed to inflate them but thay woun't bead  

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How to melt tires?

Hi! Could anyone tell me what do I need to do in order to melt old tires and pour the liquid in a mould?

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LED EMBEDDED IN AUTO-TIRES? How to build this tire? Answered

People have been asking me to create a “ LED TIRE ” and I’ve never really even considered doing it, but I’m thinking of putting together a prototype of TIRE embedded with a lot of LEDS. What do you say, dear readers about this wacky idea? * Would you like to test this type of rubber on the streets? * Do you think would look cool a car with such tires? If you’re interested, about this idea let me know. Meanwhile I try to make a real LED rubber and I will post pictures of it soon. * Does anyone have any idea how I might build such a rubber? Thanks in advance for any idea. I get an insights IDEA about HOW TO DO IT ? Yes, LEDs in tires, literally. - In terms of safety that I thought so: 1. I take a normal summer or winter rubber, and in this rubber insertions or ribs, I do small holes from place to place where this LEDs get inserted. 2 These LEDs are connected to a source of 4 batteries that will be attached to all the assembly of wires and connections inside the tire. 3. I closed all the little holes and the whole assembly of wires and battery inside against detachment and ensure tightness with special adhesive for rubber. And I solved the problem of safety..  . : ) I think so.. So opinions or any idea about to do that?

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Has anyone built a tire pressure monitor reader?

In 2008 and later all autos sold in the usa must have a tire pressure monitor in each tire. Commercial devices to read the tire pressure and id from these tpms are very expensive. Has some clever electronics hobbiest built a device to read these tpms?

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Does anyone know any tips for recycling tires at home.? ? Answered

I was   just curious if anyone  had   any tips for recycling tires  at  home on the farm? Also any  uses?  Seems such a   terrible  thing   on  te  enviroment with so many tires   and not   nthing to do wih them.

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What are some ideas for old tires landfills want money to take ??.?

I have some old car and truck tires I would feel bad about throwing out besides landfills want money to take them and I've heard steel belted tires can not be recycled What can I do with them so both my daughters generation does not have to deal with them

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What size rim do i need for a 700 x 32c tire?

The rimm I'm replacing is 36h, the rims i see are from 25 to 36. I wondering what will fit

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foam filling a tire

Diy for foam filling a small lawn mower, hand truck tire.

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repair a tire pump? Answered

Hand pump offers little to no resistance when pumping. loss of seal inside the pump cylinder.

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LED bike tires

We've seen all sorts of ways to light up your bike. Here on Instructables people have used LEDs, cold cathode lights, and even fire. Now a company called Cyglo is making new tires that light up with LEDs. They are powered by the spinning of the wheel. When the wheel isn't spinning you can see the individual LEDs. They blur together when the bike is moving for a persistence of vision effect. They're not on sale yet, but hopefully soon. And then there will be one more way to be brilliant while riding at night. Cyglo Night Bright Tyres turn on the magic of colored light

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Tired of this thing in the chatroom

Why do I keep having this error! I haven't been in the chat room myself for a while now Apparently others can still get on I know there really isn't much instructables can do I checked meebo and nothing the closest is that the group is made private and I know that's not true

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Oh So Tired...

Ach. Wouldn't you know it? I finally start a group that seems to be taking off, and I've come down with something nasty. I've been coughing for two weeks, but I've developed some pretty horrid symptoms that only go away when I'm lying down. I'd appreciate it if you guys livened up the group while I'm out by inviting some more furry friends to join it. Thanks, Kataze (Bleach refrencer extrordinaire!)

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Old tire rocking chair

Found randomly on Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/donshall/3340181328/http://www.flickr.com/photos/donshall/3340184078/I just LOVE this! It looks like it ought not to be too difficult to make, if one has a junkyard to pull bits from.(The note on the chair's back says something about don't play on this as wasps have taken up residence.)

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How to build beach balloon tires?

What would be the best way to attach ~ detach a set of wheels to a boat ... to move across soft sand ?  .. weight capacity = 500 lbs How to build balloon sand tires thanx ~Frog~

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What can i do with lots of rubber tires?

I have come across a pile of deserted rubber tires.  I'm not sure what they were originally used for but they are fairly high quality. to be clear, these are just the rubber part, no rim.  There a bunch of different kinds but most are over 20 in. in diameter and the width is about 6 in. For what could i possibly use these?

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How can I stop tyre theft ? Answered

One of my hobbies is looking after a special ex-army landrover called a 101 - thats one to my left in my "avatar". Some miserable low life has just stolen ALL my wheels off it. Now, the tyres are pretty heavy - you wouldn't want to lift one off the ground for long - and 34" in diameter, but still they have all gone. They are/were held on wih big nuts too ! Too big for off the shelf locking nutsHas anyone any bright ideas as to what I can do to fabricate a lockable nut ? EDIT Panic over, thanks for all your help. I can buy lockable nuts from stock

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some projects for old tires,

Could someone come up with some things to use old tires for? I have loads of them.

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looking for; preassure sensative air valves the size of tire fill valves,? Answered

I need a small valve that will sense low air preassure and fill as required. also looking for similar air valve, but with ability to remotely, (radio) control air preassure.

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White walls yellowing

Right so i cleaned off my white walls last night with some lava soap and purple power cleaner degreaser and scrub brush but i noticed they have a light browning effect not sure if that UV damage or some other type of oxidation.   ive checked around the interwebs and the only things i can come up with are  island girl sea glow,  bleche white and brillo pads with magic erasers am i stuck with the yellow??  ive only had these white walls since agust

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Bike Tire Valve Lights

Anyone know how to build a Bike Tire Valve Light? The ones in stores strobe, waterproof, and only activate during movement. Thanks

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What will dye bike tires?

I tried asking this before, but it never appeared. I want to put brightly colored tires on my bike, but they're expensive, so I'm looking for some kind of product which will dye my black tires. Paint will wear off quickly, so I need something which actually penetrates the rubber. I'm thinking vinyl dye could work but I'm not sure.

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Feel tired advices please!

I always feel tired, I don't know why? I feel it’s a great place to put up my problem. Can you give me some advices. Thank you!

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custom made tire cover

Last summer I bought my '07 Jeep Wrangler. The previous owner had added some stickers and a spare tire cover to make it look like he had the "Call of Duty" package. That's not my cup of tea, so I took that stuff off. I would like to add my own design to the spare tire cover. I actually have the design ready to go on Photoshop. I though maybe I could take it to a place like Staples, have it printed as a vinyl sign, and then use a strong adhesive to glue it to the old cover, on top of the Call of Duty stuff. I imagine, though, that there are probably some adjustments to this whole plan that would help things turn out better. Any advice?

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Airbag Jack to Change a Tire

I have seen one before and would like to have my own super strong airbag jack. I do not need airtank or air compressors to be considered. I have air addressed. Just need an easy solution to the problem. Here is one in Australia, I think http://s106.photobucket.com/user/kellypf/media/AirbagJack.jpg.html

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I am SO tired....

I am just SO tired of not being able to be who I am.  If I am kind to children, I become a molester, if I let my feelings go with free reign, am outlandish if I don't let my feelings out, I am unfeeling, if I speak the truth, I am a heratic if I hold on to fantasy, I am bonkers. If I talk about who I am, what I am, people don't want to hear it, and eventually deny it altogether; so I can NEVER be who I am around most people... (obviously "around" means in person). I can't win. Also,  Can ANYONE on line truly know me, in any real capacity ?   Can anyone have experienced the tremendous struggles I have with sensory overload?  Can any of you REALLY know how much I struggle day in and day out to not become cynical like the tv character HOUSE ?  I mean,  really ? 

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Can I fill my tires with water so that I know where they're leaking from if they're punctured?

I suspect my tires are punctured and Can I fill my tires with water so that I know where they're leaking from if they're punctured?

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Ideas for an instructable?

Hey i have a briggs and straton 5 hp engine not much steel i can weld have wood and i would like to hear ideas for something to do it dosent have to do with these things but these are just a few of the things i have.  Please post any ideas you have. Thanks

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How to make a special shape tire? Answered

I want to make a tire in a elliptical shape. How can I do it? Is it possible to convert an ordinary tire into an elliptical one? Many Thanks

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How to make Balloon Beach Tires

Has anyone made Sand tires for soft sand .. to move boat to the water ? .. weight capacity =500 lbs.

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DIY inductive heater? (For tire recycling.)

Hey all, I had an idea I wanted to try.  As you may know, recycling tires for projects isn't nearly as cool as it sounds. Since most street tires are steel-belted, about the only part you can even use is the sidewalls. :P My idea for getting the (much cooler) tread part off was to use an inductive heater to heat just the steel belting inside, then (hopefully) just yank the tread layer off with a ginormous pair of pliers. The problem is that actual inductive ranges are a $100+ for even a single burner unit.  Couple that with the very real possibility that my little experiment could damage it beyond repair... not exactly a recipe for success. So now my question: Does anybody have a schematic, instructions, and/or (please, please) instructible for how to build my own inductive heater? Thanks in advance, -me

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Are you sick and tired of Windows Vista? Answered

Like I said I am frustrated with Windows Vista. I am to the point of formatting the whole drive and just run Linux on it. Windows Vista can't find updates. It is too slow. It freezes constantly. Never finds drivers for the hardware that I have. It asks for your permission for almost everything it does. I can't install the software that I want. Do they think that I am another gullible fool that it is going to run to upgrade to Windows 7? No way! What do you think?

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Can I get a 700x25 tire and tube and put it on a bike wheel that has a 700x38c tire and tube in it?

Can I get a 700x25 tire and tube and put it on a bike wheel that has a 700x38c tire and tube in it?

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Can I get a 700x25 tire and tube and put it on a bike wheel that has a 700x38c tire and tube in it?

Can I get a 700x25 tire and tube and put it on a bike wheel that has a 700x38c tire and tube in it?

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How could I put oogoo inside a bike tire to make a solid tire?

I think oogoo would be a great material for a solid bike tire, the only problem is it wears away pretty easy so it would be nice to be able to put it inside a regular bike tire in place of the tube. I've been racking my brains but cant think of a way I could avoid air pockets and was hoping someone would have suggestions. Thanks. By the way i know solid tires ride different. I have them on one of my bikes now and they're a lot harder material than oogoo but I'm thinking oogoo would be hard enough.

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Everytime i air up my tires they blow. Why?

Okay, when i air up my tires on my bike, the tire comes off the rim, the tube comes out and pops, even at 55-65 PSI exactly what they are supposed to be at. How do stop this? Please!! It is getting expensive!!

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how do you install new atv tires on the rims? Answered

I got some after market tires for my Honda foretraxs (and remove the old ones).

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HOW WOULD YOU MAKE A TIRE GASIFIER?

How would you make a gasifier to convert tires (a petroleum-based product) to fuel to run your car  (and of course you would put a wet scrubber on the exhaust to limit damage to the environment) just wondering if it was possible i put the wood gasifier picture there because thats how i understand it and want to know if the same concept is possible with tires if you look up "the colony" look up season one they make a wood gasifier and do a good job explaining it 

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how to install permanent air jacks on each tire side operated by 12v compresor system to lift car and change a tire.?

The idea is to install pneumatic jack on each tire. to lift the car when a flat tire occurs. one side at time, the system need to include security system to avoid unintentional or accidental operation when the car is moving. also the system could be hydraulic operated by 12 volts pump

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Where is the manuel tire pump vaccumn sealer that used to be on this site?

The manuel floor tire pump for bikes etc was shown to be altered to suck air out instead of forcing air in. It could be used to seal jarsof dry seeds etc. I could not download it the other day and now I cqn't find it.

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