Interesting new tire tool.

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

  1. seniorasi

    seniorasi Banned

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    Got mine yesterday. It arrived in great shape, awesome quality, and easy to use.
  2. dirty_sanchez

    dirty_sanchez Dirty_Sanchez

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    Just got back from work in Dallas last night and voila! I had a care package from PMR on the stoop!

    Big Thanks!!

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  3. HeatXfer

    HeatXfer Bad knees

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    "No, not that old tool, the new one...."

    lol
  4. mitch96

    mitch96 Been here awhile

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    question,
    Is there a vid in english ??

    Also, has anybody done a Sport Touring rear tire yet??

    tnx,mitch
  5. foxtrapper

    foxtrapper Long timer

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    Got mine the other day. Haven't had a chance to play with it, but it seems very nicely made.

    The extended pusher for my 23" tire is just what I'd hoped for. The rod is the same length, the rack is longer. Yay!

    Not at all sure it will handle the horribly heavy Harley tire, but maybe. It'll make spooning easier, regardless. I don't think anything less than six comalongs will handle that tire.

    Hugs and kisses to you Pineymountain! :lol3
  6. prince_ruben

    prince_ruben Long timer

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    Got my adapters yesterday Craig. Thanks again for organizing this!:clap
  7. OtterChaos

    OtterChaos Guzzi Guzzi Guzzi

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    Not sure what qualifies for Sport Touring tires but I put a Pilot Road 3 on my Tiger 1050 front and rear a while ago. No issues even during my first try at the new tool, worked well and no scratches.
  8. Droptarotter

    Droptarotter Long timer

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    Thanks Piney...........mine was delivered on Monday....finally picked it up on Friday!

    I put some bicycle inner tube over the threads of the optional adapters that I got.
    I think I might just put a wing nut bolt into the threaded hole in the tool so I do not need a tool to change the adapters.

    The tires I can see I will have trouble with are the single sided swing arm wheels like on my R1200 BMW's.

    But all the other bikes, the tool should work fine.

    Thanks again for all your effort Piney!!:clap
  9. nvklr

    nvklr Been here awhile

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    Both the flat rate box and Are's box. It's all good, tool is in great shape.
  10. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    Good idea, I had a small padded aluminum box that the tool fits in perfectly, I just cut a slot for the Allen, but it would be easy to lose.

    I think I have an extra Are box left over from the first GB if you want it - that way when you pass the tool on to your grand kids, you'll have an official box to put it in. I can just drop it off this summer on my way west LOL
  11. nvklr

    nvklr Been here awhile

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    Perfect! Although somehow I doubt the box would survive the long ride. :lol3
  12. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    Right, might come in handy for starting a fire :D
  13. nvklr

    nvklr Been here awhile

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    LMAO!:lol3
  14. kentnothstine

    kentnothstine Been here awhile

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    Got mine, thanks. :clap
  15. bmrev01

    bmrev01 n00b

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    Mine arrived also Thanks Again for Helping us out.
  16. recycled dirt rider

    recycled dirt rider Adventurer

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    got mine. Thanks for making it happen.:clap
  17. 2brnut2b

    2brnut2b Been here awhile

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    Got mine today Craig ! :clap Faster than I figured...1 week from far south to far north is good !

    Thanks for all again !
  18. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    I think everything has been delivered, hopefully all those loose tires have been mounted and nobody's running around on cords..

    I'm jammed up trying to get out of town next week, I'll be up in the mountains a couple weeks and one evening when I'm too tired to go ride, I'll sit down and organize the waiting list and post it up. Then we can decide if GB III goes down or not.

    PMR
  19. eddyturn

    eddyturn Wannabe

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    Hey guy. Got a tool but not used it yet. Sorry... too windy, snowy and cold. I think I need some spacers for F800GS wheels but my google fu is weak and I have yet to get the right info. Might want some on your next order. Have a great time off and put this shit behind.
  20. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    Can u find out what diameter your axles are?