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Old 09-27-2008, 09:44 PM   #1
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Default Grasshopper getting tires over the rims

Man are my hands sore!! I have been trying forever to get my new rear spiked tires over the rims on my original grasshopper and I can't hardly do it. anyone have a trick? Im afraid to wedge it with a screwdriver and bend the rim. suggestions?
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stick the tyres in a bowl of boiling water for 5 mins, that will softenen them enough to stretch them over
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Grasshopper rims are 3 piece. Just take out the 5 screws and insert the center into the rim then screw back together the front and back sides. No need to stretch at all.
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