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post #21 of 45 (permalink) Old 04-18-2011, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
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As long as it does it close to home, I should add




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As long as it does it close to home, I should add
Yeah...in the garage is perfect. Tina's bike broke down in the garage after she got home LOL.

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So, Mac... do you change your own tires, as well?




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Not only my tires but friends bring their tires over also. Changed one Sunday on Tina's birthday cause the guy needed it for work.

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I need to get the stuff to do that... would save some cash. You balance em, as well?




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Yep. Got everything at Harbor Freight Tools. A simple balancer but it works. Plus, they now have these dyna bead things that you put in the tire. No balancing required. But tires now come with a yellow dot. You put that dot on the valve stem and your good to go. Unless your rim is bad, the tires nowadays are balanced.

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I didn't know that about the yellow dot.

So, what the list of tools needed to do this?




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Well, the tire changer. Balancer. Tire irons (at least 3). Air compressor. Valve stem remover. Special inflator with guage. And Pledge should do it.

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That's the changer I use. Bikes and car tires.

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