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post #1 of 7 Old 06-06-2011, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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DIY Tire Changing

Anyone out there doing it at home with the old school spoons? I've had it with the local shops always pissin and moaning because they didn't get to bend me over on tire pricing. I need to be able to swap tires between street and track so I'm not killing soft SS tires. Recomended tools,methods? I've looked at the cycle hill, no mar, and others, they're just not in my cheap assed track budget this year.

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post #2 of 7 Old 06-06-2011, 09:10 PM
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Harbor freight has a manual tire changer

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I do it manually....

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Harbor freight has a manual tire changer
I have the harbor freight, and since my zx10r only sees track I do my tires pretty quick. My rims get nice and scratched lol.
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I've heard the Harbor Freight set-up scratches the rim. Can anyone confirm this? I think I may just make this car rim set up and buy a balancer from HF.
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