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I have a small hole in the side of my tire right about the rim.

Do you think I can plug this?

any other ideas?

thanks in advance,

Steve
 

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Yes, I believe you can run a tube, but you need the right size in dia. as in width. They sale tubes online at most PB stores.
 

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Does anyone know if a tube can be used in tires that say tubeless?? For example on an X7?
I get my rear tubes from my local mower shop or honda dealer.........

In the rear tire of my X18 stuntbike I put a tube in the tire to help better regulate the tire pressure and have some extra stability when I put it on the rear wheel.................




Extra caliper added for stunt braking by either hand or foot.......



Remodeled brake lever for tap of the toe operation..



Extra brake handle added for control when standing on the rear pegs........

 

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I am having the hardest time getting my old rear tire off my CRC Rim.. I have 2 long tire iron and I can get under the lip but the tire just seems super stiff and I'm dinging up my rims.. Got some nice dents in them now..

Leather strap under the bar? The Sun trick? Or do I cut it off?? marcelo lol
 

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I am having the hardest time getting my old rear tire off my CRC Rim.. I have 2 long tire iron and I can get under the lip but the tire just seems super stiff and I'm dinging up my rims.. Got some nice dents in them now..

Leather strap under the bar? The Sun trick? Or do I cut it off?? marcelo lol
Calm down and take a breath man,,,Theres a science to getting those tires off......

The center of the rim has the lowest point to give the tire more waiver....

squeeze the tire flat and guide the bead towards the middle of the rim and with some tire wrenches on the opposite side you can pop that tire right off with a lil dishsoap aswell...heating the tire in the sun works wonders too...

to hold the tire flat I use my knee to crush it down and work the set of tire flatwrenches on the ooposite side to get the tire started..

I just got done doing front and rear tire on my WR450 a couple days ago and did both of them by myself in about an hour and fifteen mins....LOL....
 

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On my C1 Cag type alum rims, I have a small tire machine, the rear racing tire went on so easy and filled right up. Don't know what I did to the front tire, tried the rope trick & etc., still no luck so for $10 the tire guy let it sit in the hot 2 days and aired it up. I cleaned the rim beads w/ fine wet dry sandpaper under water, the new tire beads where good and they still loose air in a couple of days, that's your China stuff, but it's Cheap,lol. I have 4 new tubes, but using tire sealer on the C1 for now, not taking them tires back off. I ordered 2 fronts & 2 rears, they sent me 4 of the same, there 90/100-6.5" tubes, so they fit front & rear,lol.
 

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I ordered 2 fronts & 2 rears, they sent me 4 of the same, there 90/100-6.5" tubes, so they fit front & rear,lol.
Hah! They sure know how to make it cheap huh.. funny!

I'm Calm now... Gonna set that tire in the sun while I do some other chores and we will see if I can get it off... Crazy how tuff it seemed . Its a PMT T4 with crusted side walls... I might just cut it. lol
 

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Hah! They sure know how to make it cheap huh.. funny!

I'm Calm now... Gonna set that tire in the sun while I do some other chores and we will see if I can get it off... Crazy how tuff it seemed . Its a PMT T4 with crusted side walls... I might just cut it. lol
LOL,,Wait til you see what ya gotta do to cut it off...........LOL

The tires I bought for the 450 this time are hard compound and were a lil harder to install..Instead of two flat wrenches I needed 3...........LOL
 

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lol.. Tin snips wont work? I have a wratcheting steel cable cutter too.. It has to get through it... ;)

My tire Irons are the longer ones from harbour freight. They have the flat hook and a flat end.. The ones Stoney at minimoto usa uses are shorter and seems to do it in like 5 minutes... lol I will get em off at somepoint today!
 

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I put the tire in my car in the hot Sun and it was easy as pie to get the old one off... lol... I then tried the same thing to put it back on but the day had passed a bit and it was not longer as hot in my car.. I couldnt get it on... I will give it another go tomorrow... My knees hurt......
 

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These 6.5" slick tires have a Strong bead and there low profile, hard to work with even with the bead in the center of the rim on the other side than your working with. Next time I and putting 2 C-clamps on one side tightening them down, to keep it in the curved inner part of the rim.
 
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