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How To Mount Drift Tires
#1
Hope this is ok to post since it is drift related. Its a video that I did spare of the moment on how to mount drift tires since I had many people asking me if I could make a video. I know there are other ways that people prefer but for me this is the easiest and quickest way.

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#2
great vid!  
but how long till they spin on the rims?
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#3
To be honest I have never had that happen or any issues.
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#4
cool so when they cool they shrink onto the rims more than if you were to glue them. I glue mine but I notice when they get really low they break the glue and start to spin the tyres off the rims?
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#5
Ya when you do this method it causes them to expand so they can slide over the wheel easily. Once it cools down it shrinks back down and forms a nice solid seal with the wheel. I do not glue mine for the reason of not wanting to fight with getting glue off or damaging the wheel when I want to put new tires on.

I have had the tire come off the wheel once but that was from factory mounted. Never from me doing it. I have heard of people wrapping some electrical tape around the wheels before they put the tire on to help them sit on there a bit better as well but I have never tried this. None of the guys where I live glue the tires onto the wheels.
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#6
Ok I will try your method next time. Wish I knew about it a couple of days ago lol. How do you get the used tyres off the rims?
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#7
I take them off the same way.
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#8
(11-06-2012, 04:37 AM)Dribble Wrote:  I take them off the same way.

thanks for the tips I'll remember how to do that for future wheels
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#9
No problem at all. Thank you for checking out the video and asking questions and glad I could answer them.
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#10
If you have tires that don't sit in the bead of the rim like the T-drifts do, you could get some rubber O-rings from Kazama, TNracing and lots of other manufactures that go on the rim and keep the tire in place.
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