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Guys I know this has probaly been covered a 1000 times......whats the best home garage bead buster? I got my Razr fronts in today, mounted the first one very easily, new rim no tire, new tire no rim but cant get the tire to come off the rim I need. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!
 

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Discount tires will do it for like $5. Dude, I had my truck on top of my tire trying to breaK the bead and couldn't. Good luck.
 

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If you have a dozer, you can sit the blade down on the tire and break the bead. Or a loader will work, just sit the bucket or forks down on the tire. I heard someone say that they used a strong board and laid it on the edge of the tire up against the rim and then drove a truck up on the board, but I've never tried it that way. I have tried sitting a bumper jack on the tire and then jacking up a heavy truck, but the base of the jack usually just slides off.
 

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I heard someone say that they used a strong board and laid it on the edge of the tire up against the rim and then drove a truck up on the board, but I've never tried it that way.
That is what I tried...
 

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Tried like you guys with the 2x4, no results! Just impatient wanted to take it for a little spin on some local trails tonight. Red, tell your dad thanks for the tip with the tie down on the outside of the wheel to seat the bead, worked perfect. Thanks Guys! I'll take it in Friday and get it mounted.
 

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HAHA, I thought him that. Him and my brother in law were trying to seat my nephews tire. But no problem!!!! LOL
 

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Yeah, I've used that trick before.
 

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I said wheel meant tire for those confused. LOL
 

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Trash tire ?

i just replaced my stock(slick) tires on my 300 4trax . installed swampers. if old tires are no good , cut em off w/sawzall or grinder tool of some kind. also lube beads w/w-d 40 or ? and use wedge (steel) and 5 lb hammer. go around bead several times w/wedge and 5 lber. lots o lube!!!! easiest is cutoff , and a gallon of patience. i had no choice i was 20 miles or so from tires r us repair shop. wedge i use is for splittin wood, not one w/handle. it not much fun but it works !!!!!!
 

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I have heard the same thing. A flat ended pry bar and a hammer. DON'T HIT THE WHEEL!
 

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If you don't have a dozer or loader, it's better to just take them somewhere and get them done, because you'll end up working all day on them.
 

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I went to Peerless tire today. 5 minutes and $6 later I was back on the road. Slapped them on the 700 and ready to ride!
 

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Discount tires will do it for like $5. Dude, I had my truck on top of my tire trying to breaK the bead and couldn't. Good luck.
I have done this very same thing, LOL! I would go to a shop and have it changed, Less headaches!
 
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