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Old 08-03-2020, 06:33 PM   #1
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Just had my wheels painted Tacoma Cream and need to mount new tires on them. Anyone know any tricks/tips on what to do so they wont be scratched or chipped?
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Old 08-03-2020, 06:48 PM   #2
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How we did our wheels recently was get a moving blanket and two blocks of wood to lay the wheel on. That way you won't scratch it and you are able to access the other side.
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I use GO JO original hand cleaner as a lubricant when installing new twenty one inch tires. I have been able to install new tires by hand when using go Jo as a lubricant. It probably wouldn't be as easy on the later nineteen inch wheels because they don't use the round bead that the earlier twenty one inch wheels mostly use .
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I have heard of using trash bags to protect the wheel as you are mounting the tire.
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Old 08-04-2020, 01:14 PM   #8
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Here’s how Ford did it!

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Heres how Ford did it!

https://youtu.be/PflFp8Cdrzc
I wonder if that guy is still available and what he'd charge

Neat video thanks for posting. He was sure quick. Can you imagine the carpal tunnel these guys had to suffer from for using their hands and wrists like that all day long? John Deere outsourced tire mounting at the factories years ago, because so many guys were having carpal tunnel issues it was tearing them up.
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Gee, that was easy!
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I am due to paint my 19” rims, how about info to take tire off, or should I bring to a recommended tire store who is familiar...
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I have heard of using trash bags to protect the wheel as you are mounting the tire.

I did this and it worked great.


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Old 08-07-2020, 02:04 PM   #15
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I am due to paint my 19 rims, how about info to take tire off, or should I bring to a recommended tire store who is familiar...
I just had a regular tire place remove them since Im replacing the tires/tubes
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The best way to change a tire is to build a platform using 2X4 and plywood. Cut out the center so you can lay the wheel hubcap side down and remove the tire from the back side. Cover the platform with a carpet. I used indoor out door carpet.

Break the bead on the front and the back of the tire. Place a plastic garbage bag over the rim and tuck the bag into the tire. Use a small tire iron and I use a piece of hard plastic to protect the paint on the rim and then work the tire off the rim. Remove the inner tube and repeat the process to remove the tire from the rim.

To install the tire place the plastic bag over the rim and work the tire onto the rim, this can be done by hand but if you need to use the tire iron and the piece of hard plastic to work the tire on the rim. Remove the plastic bag, install the inner tube.

Place the plastic bag over the rim and work the plastic bag between the tire and the rim and work the tire onto the rim, this can be done by hand, or your foot. If you need to you can use the tire iron and the piece of hard plastic to work the tire on the rim.
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