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330 mm Ridgeback Tire Change Pictures

Discussion in 'How-To' started by Nukeranger, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. Nukeranger

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    OK, so I could only upload 10 files per post so.......
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    Get a little help throwing rags away
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    Balance and reinstall
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    Looks like it definitely needed it.
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    Good job Huw..:old2::old2:
     
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    Adams Polish 1 and 2. Nomar Tire Changer is what I use for Motorcycle tires.
     
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    Very neat Huw, awesome changer :old2:
     
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    That's awesome.. I'm gunna look that stuff up.. looks like it beats the hell out of mothers billet..
     
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    Nice job Huw! Hey you did change the bearings too right? Maybe it's just me but it looked kinda f'd up! Love the tire changing machine! Totally beats doing it with two tire irons!
     
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    :disappointed:

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    Well done Huw.
     
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    Recycled picture, prolly has 5/8" of dust on it now..:oldlaugh:
    But I do agree, nothing beats Mothers billet..:whoop:
     
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    Hows about this one, sunlight coming in the window lite it up:old2:

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    Look at your tag, 03-17...:nonod:
    Here ya go, non-recycled, taken today.:yesnod:
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    Looks great but where are the cig butts?:D

    By the way on the 3/17 sticker, that will look like that in 10 yrs from now also. Pa. did away with the annual stickers, the police now have the capability when they pull up behind you the on board camera system automatically reads the plate, process's it immediately and alerts them if it isn't current.
     
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    There you go!
     
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    Great job Huw!
    How many miles on that bearing? Did you detect any problems prior to changing or were you going to replace it anyway with the tire?
    Just trying to get an idea of how many times bearings are found to be bad on a tire change....thanks.
     
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    You should check them at every tire change and replace if necessary. I didn't replace mine until I had over 14K on the bike, but I don't ride in the rain either. The fronts have additional seals over the bearings the rears don't.
     
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