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Old 05-12-2009, 04:49 AM   #1
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hi all, I wanted to remove T-drift tyres from my rim that is glue together, so i was thinking is it possible??

If it's possible, don't mind tell me how u guys remove it, thanks !
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my favorite method is use an old crock pot. I set it on low and let them simmer over night. The next morning I can peel the old tires off.

Other people use acetone and soak the tires til the glue softens
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I've used DOT3 brake fluid. Dunk them in all the way. Leave ever night and in the morning they will come right off. And brake fluid isn't like oil to its very easy to wash off. Doesn't leave no resedue.



NOTE: if your rims are painted and you like the finish of the rims, DO NOT use brake fluid. It will strip the paint off clleeeaaannn.
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thanks guys,

HB Moose, is that the boiling method???
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Hpi T-Drifts are a hard plastic tyre, not rubber, so good luck.

The acetone method will loosen the glue but can aattack some rims.

The t drifts are hardish to get off even with out glue.
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The boiling method really works and is the cleanest way I know of. I've tried acetone but it hardens the tyres and they no longer have any grip.
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Thanks bros, will try out those method...Thanks a lot !
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