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Old 05-04-2003, 04:40 PM   #1
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Default How can I take of the tire off of my wheels?

I need to take of my tires cause they are worn, can I still use my old inserts and wheels? If so, I heard of Acetone, boiling, and baking. Which one works the best for onroad tires?
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Old 05-04-2003, 04:43 PM   #2
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Iwould also like to know how to get the old tires off.
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I ran outdoor road racing for a while. I have always boiled my tires off the rims. It worked well for me.
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Old 05-04-2003, 05:15 PM   #4
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Thanks ill try that then!
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Old 05-04-2003, 05:20 PM   #5
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Be carefull if you use acetone...it will melt the rims if they are plastic..! Boiling or freezing works just take your time
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Old 05-04-2003, 05:28 PM   #6
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freeze tires? i heard of boiling but not freezing...how do you do that?
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put them in the quick freeze.
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Guys;

I find it very annoying that there are 6 threads on this very subject just on the current page alone. Doesn't anyone ever READ some of the other posts, or am I the ONLY one?
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Old 05-04-2003, 07:06 PM   #9
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Go to WNYRC.info, I wrote a short article there on removing tires.

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I bake em for 15 minutes per side, at 300 F.
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Quote:
Originally posted by David Root

I bake em for 15 minutes per side, at 300 F.

David Keebler

David's Mom:

"Davey, what's that your cookin?"

David:

"Just some Tire Cookies Mom!"

David's Mom:

"Well make sure you don't burn down the house again!"

David:

"OK Mom!"

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i pre heat the oven at 400 then i shut the oven off and pu the tires in for a while and the take them out and they just pop right off
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Guys;

I find it very annoying that there are 6 threads on this very subject just on the current page alone. Doesn't anyone ever READ some of the other posts, or am I the ONLY one?

no not really.
not when they are like "how do i....." and stuff

i was one of them who started one but i didnt wnat to know hwo to take it off i just wanted to know how to remove the glue from the tire. i just had some glueing mistakes
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boiling works but i use a blade cutter to clean up any leftover rubber on the rim. it also helps in separating the tire from the rim.
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Boiling Can deform ABS wheels.
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oops, double post i cant delete it so ill just edit it
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