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#1 DanO OFFLINE  

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Posted March 26, 2011 - 07:09 PM

Since Spring is here and there's a Very Good chance that many of you will be soon taking the old Wheelbarrow out of storage, only to find that, once again, the darn tire has not only gone flat but has lost the bead, Again! Here's a little Help.........
I made this video last March and many viewers have found it useful, so i thought I'd share it here with you guys too..This method works Great for GT Tires as well...actually, it can work on any tire at all.

THIS VIDEO IS DEFINITELY NOT OSHA APPROVED

Fixing a Wheelbarrow Flat Tire with Exploding Gas.

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Posted March 26, 2011 - 07:20 PM

I have used that method before in a pinch it works great. Might add a fire extinguisher to the list of things to have handy though.

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Posted March 26, 2011 - 09:09 PM

And a face shield.

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Posted March 27, 2011 - 04:38 PM

I watched a guy do that on a big dump truck tire once with a can of either ,needless to say ,I stood waaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy back,but it worked.

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Posted March 27, 2011 - 04:46 PM

Thanks for the video
Neat Idea

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Posted March 27, 2011 - 04:56 PM

Reminds me of my old potato cannon and hairspray. A little hairspray would launch that potato a good way.

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Posted March 27, 2011 - 05:04 PM

I watched a guy do that on a big dump truck tire once with a can of either ,needless to say ,I stood waaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy back,but it worked.


I know it will work with any size tire, I've seen it done with Monster tires but I Only have only done it with Wheelbarrow , GT tires and small Trailer tires and even then as you can see in the video I use Very Little Spray and spin it around to distribute it.......like anything else, You Got To Know Your limitations.
Personally I would Never Recomend it for any large tires but if your realy in a Bad Jam I think it's a good thing to know.

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Posted April 02, 2011 - 08:07 PM

I used to work on tractor trailers in high school and have done this on those tires more time than I cared to count. It does work great, just don't over do it, or you can blow out a side wall!

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Posted April 02, 2011 - 08:27 PM

That is really cool.

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Posted April 02, 2011 - 08:43 PM

Skid steers are famous for tearing the tires off when working on bed rock surface.
I've watched my crazy buddy, reseat them several times that way.(from a distance)
Honestly, 1/2 a can of either. Scarey stuff.




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