Interesting new tire tool.

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Stumpalump, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. Stumpalump

    Stumpalump Been here awhile

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  2. fritzcoinc

    fritzcoinc Enjoying my last V8

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    Thanks but 205 a few times.
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  3. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    I'd never seen it before, just came in from mounting and balancing 4 tires. Looked interesting, I'd like to have one to play with....
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  4. Stumpalump

    Stumpalump Been here awhile

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    What does that mean?
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  5. Bogfarth

    Bogfarth Fridge Magnet Safety Tester

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  6. MrBob

    MrBob Certified Geezer

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    Some people seem to enjoy using 205 but it's mostly a doucebag move. I never would have seen that tool if you hadn't posted it and I'm in the Garage often.
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  7. HapHazard

    HapHazard Waiting for Gudenov

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    Verry eenterestink! But am wundering if tool help deesmount tire ass vell?

    Und iss awailable in U.S.A.?

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  8. Kaanan

    Kaanan Knee deep in snow.

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    That guy makes it look too easy. Wheres the bloody/greasy knuckles?
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  9. machinebuilder

    machinebuilder Long timer

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    ok that's interesting, where can I get one in the US?
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  10. mountain eagle

    mountain eagle terrorist

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    Ditto.
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  11. Bogfarth

    Bogfarth Fridge Magnet Safety Tester

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    Yep, same here; that doohickey looks like it would beat spooning a tire on any day. No need for rim protectors and it can't pinch-flat a tube. 99 Euros plus international shipping might have your wallet going :yikes though.
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  12. H96669

    H96669 A proud pragmatist.

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    I like it too, might even have enough Delrin to make one of them.The ratchet part is nice but not all that necessary once you have the idea.

    Really....205????:lol3 So much stuff on this site, not because someone may have seen that before here that they should put that stoopid thing up. Maybe a link to where it was, could show a proper tool test from the ones that have actually used one.:wink:

    Thanks Mr.Stumpalump !:thumb
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  13. JustRon

    JustRon ex-broadwayron

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    Guys in tire mounting videos always look like magicians to me. Is that tool really that good? If so, it seems awesome.
    And, it's a pretty simple design- I can't believe this wasn't invented a long time ago.
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  14. gravityisnotmyfriend

    gravityisnotmyfriend Long timer

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    That's what gets me. I would imagine that the guy in the video is an expert and he struggled getting the second bead on. I mean, not as much as I do with spoons - but he did struggle a bit. How tough would it be for me to use it? The part I really like is that you can't pinch the tube. Nothing like dismounting a freshly mounted tire to replace your brand new tube. Been there.
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  15. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Anatomically Correct

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    very slick, indeed . . . .thanks for posting that . . . . . . .
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  16. el queso

    el queso toda su base

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    I think the ratchet just compensates for different size rim diameters. Looks like a very cool tool for the shop.
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  17. KeithinSC

    KeithinSC Long timer

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    Putting the tire on is the easy part, does that gizmo work for taking the old tire off?

    If it does, I'll order one!
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  18. thetable

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    Oh, I'm sure that I could find a way...

    It's a slick setup, but you still have to remove the old tire, and it requires a certain range of axle sizes: 20-28mm.
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  19. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    I'd like to get one to play with. I emailed the company, looks like 99 EURO is 126 USD right now. Asked about shipping charge and any discount for quantities > 1

    PMR
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  20. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    I have one on the way, one of the vendors over on CafeHusky.com did us a favor of organizing a group buy. When I get a chance to use it, I'll comment on how well it works.
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