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[*] posted on 8-14-2012 at 05:20 PM
what do small rims do to big tires


I am interested in putting bigfoots on a std pl rim. What i am concerned about is whether or not the tire walls or the rest of it will be damaged by pushing it in so much.

And the another thing
how do you get bigfoots on them.:puzzled:




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[*] posted on 8-14-2012 at 05:22 PM


won't hurt them at all. & Tire spoons..



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[*] posted on 8-14-2012 at 05:31 PM


Where is a good place to get ribbed bogfoots



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[*] posted on 8-14-2012 at 05:51 PM


Do you want real 21x8" bigfoots ? or 18.5x8" multiribs?



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[*] posted on 8-14-2012 at 06:18 PM


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Originally posted by WELDNGOD
Do you want real 21x8" bigfoots ? or 18.5x8" multiribs?

Might have been easier to ask, How much do you want to spend. That is more than likely the last question:o.




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[*] posted on 8-14-2012 at 11:40 PM


Peter Lynn buggies all use the exact same rim. Bigfoots and standard barrow rims are the same. You can mount bigfoots on with no issues or problems. There are some other options with some wider rims, these will give you a bigger contact patch for your tires and a much wider stance. Assymetrical rims are one choice, so are the aftermarket 8x8 rims. You may run into an issue with fitting these on your front fork. They should mount to the rear axle without any issues.

Mounting them is not to big of an issue, normally you can soap the tire up and just press it on by standing on the tire and working the bead around with your feet. If you are using tubes, be extra careful with the spoons or with any pry bars/screwdrivers.




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[*] posted on 8-15-2012 at 03:52 AM


If you have the older style PL rims (three spoke) be careful not to over inflate to set the bead. You may crack the rims. If you can find the right tube use them. The newer PL rims much more sturdier. If you end up using Nanco tires get ready for some fun, they can be a challenge.





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[*] posted on 8-15-2012 at 06:42 AM


i was thinking the 21 x12 eventually
but the 18.5 might work too




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[*] posted on 8-15-2012 at 06:02 PM


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[*] posted on 8-16-2012 at 05:14 AM


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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 10:00 AM


any tricks to seat the bead on the rim w/ the nancos would be appreciated
thank you




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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 10:15 AM


Starter fluid and a small torch. Be sure to remove the valve core first so the tire won't collapse off the wheel once it's inflated.
Or use a tank of air to blast it on like the tire shops do.




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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 11:34 AM


I find the Nancos mount real easy. Get some long tire spoons off Amazon and some tire mounting lubricant. It works way better then soap. You can get it at NAPA. Search for something called RuGlyde. Once the tire is on the wheel take out the valve core and use a blow gun with a compressor to seat the beads.

Also be sure the tire is warm or hot. Wrestling with a cold stiff tire really sucks. After a few times you get really good at it:







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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 01:00 PM


always wanted to do the ignite thing w/ a tire...but really just dont have the balls



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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 02:46 PM


Quote: Originally posted by abkayak  
always wanted to do the ignite thing w/ a tire...but really just dont have the balls

You drive through NY City? And no ball to blow a tire on the rim?
You dive in the city and I'll mount your tires. :thumbup:




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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 05:10 PM


Instead of tire spoons, you can use zip ties to pinch the beads together and just slide it on the rim easy as can be. Thats how i do my motocycle tires.



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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 07:46 PM


I found it amusing that right on the tire it mentions using a 9.5" wide wheel; and here we are putting it on one that is 2.5" wide!






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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 08:52 PM


I've done the city drive 20+ yrs...I'm good at it but yea, wouldn't wish it on anybody
It's brutal...I will dominate this tire too




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[*] posted on 10-25-2016 at 09:16 PM


Use all the above methods, cuss, use the above methods again, cuss, repeat.:P



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[*] posted on 10-27-2016 at 11:59 AM


Just another option. I see Harbor Fright sells tire irons. Be sure to get 2 so you can work one side, then the other without having to remove a side. I actually manage to use three. The third one sure is nice to have at some times.




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