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Inflating a tire

2009-04-21 19:26:00.312344+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Ages ago my Dad forwarded an email of "reasons why men die younger than women". Another example: How to inflate a tire on your 4x4 using spray starter fluid and a match. Via Kottke

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#Comment Re: made: 2009-04-21 21:36:15.264469+00 by: meuon

Actually seen that done. It didn't inflate it much, but it did get the bead to set so he could inflate it.

#Comment Re: made: 2009-04-23 14:13:34.05459+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Getting the bead on a big tire seated on the rim in the field can be a huge problem, and I've seen this trick used several times, especially with tractor tires.