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steveVa    Posted 03-05-2017 at 01:48:10 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Does anyone have an easy way to remove 14" trailer tires from the rims?? I have several trailers with old tires and they are a bear to get the beads to break loose. I am starting to think that 18.50 is not a bad deal to have new tires mounted at the tire shop... It just adds up when I have 10 tires to do.
    I tried cutting one with a saws all and no go. I even tried breaking the bead with the front loader and the whole wheel and tire just flips over. Frustrating.

    Gaspump    Posted 03-05-2017 at 16:10:51 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I have had both front and rear tractor tires fused to the rims so tight that the only way I could get them off was to use a circular saw with a carbide blade and cut a window in the side wall. After that I use a Dremel with a 426 cut off disc and gradually cut the wires in the bead. Once the beads are cut the tires almost want to fall off regardless of how stuck they were. Takes about 20 minutes a tire.

    steveVa    Posted 03-06-2017 at 19:37:49 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Thanks, I always wondered how that would work.. I tried cutting the bead with a pair of tin snips once, and broke my tin snips. Using a cutoff disc is a good idea.

    Island Mike    Posted 03-05-2017 at 14:47:28 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Run over the tyre with the front wheel of the tractor. Use a four by two on end and hit it with the BFH. Pour bead braking liquid ( old oil ) around bead. Use industrial strength tyre irons. Use a ten ton jack to bust bead.

    Bon chance. Island Mike

    Larry (TX)    Posted 03-05-2017 at 13:52:03 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Tire shop - no hassle, no stress, no aching lower back and it's a done deal!

    Jack - Iowa    Posted 03-05-2017 at 06:06:28 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Harbor Freight has a bead breaker for $49.99

    I need a slab to mount mine on!

    I normally just drive the front wheel of the 2N around the bead.

    Good Luck,


    steveVa    Posted 03-05-2017 at 10:58:14 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Good idea to just drive on it...

    Jack - Iowa    Posted 03-05-2017 at 11:11:45 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I'll be putting that to work hopefully in a couple of weeks. I'll have to use the 860 to do the driving as the flat is right front on the 2N. Suspect a thorn. 2N has single rib tires which work best.

    dave#1    Posted 03-05-2017 at 08:43:26 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Throw a pie at it !!


    Shame you weren't closer, I have an old Coats 20-20 tire machine(I think), Do those baby's in no time .

    In the olden days I used automotive bumper jacks, ,put the base of the jack on the lip of the tire and then jack up something heavy, Work your way around but use caution ,like Bruce said, the tire /wheel wants to lift/rock sometimes.

    Pie man dave

    steveVa    Posted 03-05-2017 at 09:52:08 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Tried the pie... Didn't work...

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 03-05-2017 at 05:42:22 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Park a rig on top of one edge. Front loader the other edge.

    steveVa    Posted 03-05-2017 at 09:49:32 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Good idea.
    I was trying to think of an easy way to hold it down..

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