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so the tire shop doesnt do tire stretching. so im attempting to do it myself, but i cant get the bead to set to save my life. i even had 3 people pushing on it with me. any ideas?


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Starting fluid and a ratchet strap. Strap the center down, spray ether around the bead, light that shit on fire, should pop the bead on. Old school trick brought back from Japan

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Starting fluid and a ratchet strap. Strap the center down, spray ether around the bead, light that shit on fire, should pop the bead on. Old school trick brought back from Japan

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I wouldn't recommend that. It isn't the safest thing to do. You can fuck it up and end up needing new tires.

What I would suggest is to start calling shops and asking them if they do it. I know discount tire does it.

What size tire are you trying to stretch on what size rim?
 

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215/40/18 on a 18x9.5

and discount tire said they will not do ti
Keep calling till you find someone, probably going to have to offer a cash deal with no warranty and no receipt.

I never said my way was the best or safest but it does work

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Starting fluid and a ratchet strap. Strap the center down, spray ether around the bead, light that shit on fire, should pop the bead on. Old school trick brought back from Japan

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I have done this before, only on tractor tires and it worked fine. I won't try it on a car tire.....
 

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Use the loud thing that squeaks. That's what its for.
 

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That's not going to get a 7.5 in tire on a 9.5 in rim. The ratchet strap will get you close but the explosion us what will set the bead.

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Pfft! Torch it. We did it on a van last year



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La tee fucking da

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:gap: There's your problem~!
I got the size xBernie said for running flush.

La tee fucking da

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See I know about the fire. Im just not sure that I want to do that. I dont want to hurt my tires or rim.
 

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La tee fucking da

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Just like that, la te fuvking boom

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See I know about the fire. Im just not sure that I want to do that. I dont want to hurt my tires or rim.
It wouldn't hurt it unless you spray too much. The guy in the video sprayed too much, at least I think so anyways.

Any tire shop should have a bead seater (Cheetah), since big truck tires are difficult to seat also.

Have you tried removing the valve core and pumping air in?

edit: Another trick I have seen, take a bicycle tube (small enough to seal off gap between tire/wheel) and put it between the bead of the tire and the wheel. Blow up the tube, air up tire, and it might seat. Can't guarantee it will work though.
 
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