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Old 07-01-2018, 05:32 PM
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Front tire bead.

Just changed out the tires and am having a heck of a time re-seating the front tire bead after letting the air out to put the wheel back on. Any suggestions? Trying a ratcheting tie down around the tire still not working.
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Old 07-01-2018, 05:52 PM
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The tie down finally worked after I got the ratcheting part in the right place....damn all day job again..haha.
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Old 07-01-2018, 08:19 PM
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Did a tire last week and had the same trouble.

As with You I used the strap but not the ratchet.

I ran the strap end through the eye of the hook and bounced the tire around the circumference and took the slack out of the strap as the bead started to seat.

Worked well
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Old 07-01-2018, 10:47 PM
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Cool! Looks like either way will work!
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