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5/25/2014 2:51 PM

This is about tire fitment, I am pretty much zeroed in on two rims now for my rear wheel, for the front wheel on my build, I am just doing a complete wheel, seeing as I am not rough at all on front wheels. I am doing the Colony Pinnacle Front Wheel by the way.

Back to tire fitment though, the two rims I am wanting to choose for the rear wheel are either the
-Demolition Zero Rim
-Odyssey Hazard Lite

I seem to think about this a lot...

"Will having a high profile brake wall, make it harder to fit tires?"

I have a Odyssey Quadrant Rim on my front wheel, and it was a BITCH to install my 2.4 Odyssey Hawk P-Lyte Tire on it. I am wondering, should it be the same difficulty, or should it be easier, because I mean.... the Quadrant has 4 pins, and the Hazard Lite has a welded seam... so would not having pins make it easier? I am honestly pretty confused...


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5/25/2014 4:50 PM

Pinned or welded will not make any difference to tyre installation.

I've run both the hazard and the zero rims. The only time I had issue with installing tyres was trying to put faf's on.


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5/25/2014 5:51 PM

I had Hazards and I had a hard time with most high PSI tires. Contrary to Gumps statement, FAFs were one of the easier ones to put on. I almost gave my Odyssey Elm Streets away because it took me multiple hours and multiple tubes just to replace an inner tube. Demo Momentums, FAFs, some pretty decent Innovas, Animal GLHs, and a few other tires required some man handling but it wasn't impossible like the Elms were. Aslong as you have nice thick tires, replacing tubes hopefully shouldn't be an often occurance anyway so theres no need to really worry about it.


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5/25/2014 5:56 PM

Holy shit you guys need to work on your technique if you're struggling to put on any tire.


5/25/2014 6:04 PM

Xxohioanxx wrote:

Holy shit you guys need to work on your technique if you're struggling to put on any tire.

This. I used to have trouble until i learned the magic method of tire installation.


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5/25/2014 9:12 PM

I've gotten to the awesome point of when replacing a tire i am that pissed that I just jam my pinky in and slide it around.. Works everytime with not much pain.
And seams make no difference.
You just pull the tire off and do what you have to do and put it back on.


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5/25/2014 10:03 PM
Edited Date/Time: 5/25/2014 10:03 PM

All I do is fuckin tug that shit off the rimwall then key that bitch off
To put in on you just do the same without a key


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