Tyre changers...Whats the go?

Discussion in 'Australia' started by 1coolbanana, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. PBee

    PBee ...---...

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    I have a Cycle Hill (No mar). I imported it back in '07 & swear by it.
    I thought MAP were selling them at one stage?
    Expensive but worth every penny.
    https://www.nomartyrechanger.com/
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  2. plinz

    plinz Been here awhile

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    Hi 1CB
    I've got the Supercheap Auto one with the added motorcycle tyre mount, didn't add the top bit just use a single 12mm rod for the mojo lever to pivot on - all up cost me $100. It's suits me just fine as I am not doing tyres all the time more than happy with it. I did lash out and get the mojo lever and clamps to make it much easier with no damage to the rims at all - thats the expensive bit but makes it so much easier and quicker for a clutz like me
    https://www.mojotiretools.com/mojoweb.htm
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  3. Hopey

    Hopey Hopey

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    If you lived closer CB I’d go you half.
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  4. Scottyx

    Scottyx Been here awhile

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    G'day mate

    If you find one and can leave it on your trailer until the weekend I can swing by on a Sat or Sun to lift it off with the excavator. If your shed has 3m clearance we can put it in place too.

    I'm only 30mins away and can visit my mate in Shoplands Rd. when I'm out there.

    Scott
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  5. fayeslane

    fayeslane Rankest of amateurs

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    Have you considered making your own Marc? The cycle hill ones don't look that complicated. Modifying a SCA one would also be an inexpensive option.

    A motorbike men's shed?
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  6. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    Mate, youre a legend :thumb
    Ill let you know if I decide to get the machine.
    Cheers
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  7. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    Ive thought about it, but thats as far as Ive got with that :-)
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  8. Scottyx

    Scottyx Been here awhile

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    No worries.

    1 month 1 year I'm not moving.

    I contacted a mate who closed his workshop at Emu Plains but I haven't heard back yet.

    Sometimes Pickles auctions or similar have workshop equipment.
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  9. farcall

    farcall Long timer

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    Gday Marc

    After trying all sorts of hybrid home made tyre changing setups, I ended up getting the No Mar Classic with Posi Clamps option. Works well enough for me. However, when fitting a tyre, I still use this which I bought years ago (before getting the No Mar).

    I find the biggest issue when changing a E09 or Heidenau type of tyre, is keeping the rim clamped so it doesn't spin as you rotate the demount bar around centre pivot pole (eg No Mar). Keeping the rim from spinning is not an issue when mounting a tyre using the Kauritmoto TMT.
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  10. Scottyx

    Scottyx Been here awhile

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    He sold his tyre changer
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  11. Flodder

    Flodder Flodder

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    Had this type for a couple years now. Changed many for young flodder and myself. The yellow bits are rim protectors as you take off and put back on. A good bit of lube and all slips good. View attachment 1 161648[/ATTACH] View attachment 1161648

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  12. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    No worries, thanks for asking :thumb
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  13. BergDonk

    BergDonk Old Enough to Know Better

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    I picked up a 'universal' cheapie from eBay and did a few upgrades to make it usable.

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    It has a bead breaker on the bottom, just out of shot that works fine out of the box, but not much else did.

    I added threaded rod adjusters to the 2 arms that didn't have them, then added swiveling angles with a pair of nylon sliding door wheels to function as grippers, along with some protection where the rim sits. I then added a tapered centring bit to the top drop rod so it'll locate the wheel from the top, and used in conjunction with all 3 threaded adjusters to get it properly centred. Then I got a proper 'duck bill' foot and attached it to to an adjustable length bar to get the tyre bead off.

    All up was about $200 IIRC and works all the time on my Tenere tyres. I don't bother with normal dirt bike tyres on the DR and others, yet.

    A trip to town, if for no the reason than to go to a tyre fitter, is 50 kms round trip, + $20 per tyre, so will pay for itself real soon.
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  14. 1coolbanana

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  16. Big Willy

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  17. Big Willy

    Big Willy Gen. Italia

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    There is another version of that Marc, but the name escapes me.

    They certainly do appear to work well but they're for putting tyres on rather than removing them...half the battle I suppose.

    Good luck with it all...I've got nothing (unless you'd like my tip for breaking bead on even the most stubborn tyre :-) )
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  18. abhibeckert

    abhibeckert Long timer

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    Looks like it does everything (wheel balance kit sold separately) but they haven't made a full video showing how the new unit works. Checkout the video for their older tyre changer.

    Seems the new unit isn't for sale yet either.
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  19. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    Go for it :ear
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  20. darren70

    darren70 Loud pipes matter

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    watched a few of these in action today, pretty impressive
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