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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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Re-design
Re-design

Best Answer 10 years ago

Loosely wrap a cord around the center of the tire.  Use a stick or screw driver to twist the cord and girdle the tire.  That should make it spread out and touch the beads.  Loosen the cord before you get too much air in it.

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cerberustugowar
cerberustugowar

Answer 10 years ago

one of those ratcheting tie down straps works great. 

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seandogue
seandogue

Answer 10 years ago

As I recall, garages use a belt wrapped around the center of the tire to compress the center section, thereby pressing the bead into place, followed by applying air pressure, so I think re-design has the right method.

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

10 years ago

I think there is a classic method involving a small gas explosion - a fraction of a tea spoon of gas, and a lighter. The minor explosion reseats the bead. 

Void where prohibited, your mileage may vary, objects in the rear view mirror may appear closer than they are etc.

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Re-design
Re-design

Answer 10 years ago

There used to be a youtube vid.showing that.

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Re-design
Re-design

Answer 10 years ago

Excellent!

Here's one I like.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=all4WhM-9ig

I still like the cord an stick method.  Less burned eyebrows.

You could use one of the ratchet load binders if you have one.

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Re-design
Re-design

Answer 10 years ago

Here's a really good one with perfect technique and safety precautions.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI38RZ2f6Ls&feature=related

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 10 years ago

Crikey, I didn't think anyone would be daft enough to film it.

See ? It works REALLY well !!

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lemonie
lemonie

Answer 10 years ago

He got some good inflation on that!

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Re-design
Re-design

10 years ago

Here is a vid. that shows using the cord or load binder method that is use.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwH-dxnAZ-A&NR=1