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addicted
2009.09.04, 08:15 AM
I've just recieved some atomic drift tyres and my Team Atlas wheels, but im finding it impossible to put the tyres on, are there any tips? the Tyres are solid, which makes it very hard! :(

Skv012a
2009.09.04, 08:27 AM
Use a dremel or something similar with a cilindrical grinding/sanding tip to grind out the inside of the tires. I did this to all my drift tires to make my life of taking them off easier(espexially off of aluminum rims).

mk2kompressor
2009.09.04, 08:30 AM
deep breath;
boil the kettle,pour some hot water into a cup,drop the tyres in,leave for 10mins,place tyre on hard surface front facing down and push the alloys in:)

addicted
2009.09.04, 08:33 AM
i managed to do it using the vice, that sorted them out no problem :)
though i wont be able to get them off very easily! :P

mk2kompressor
2009.09.04, 08:36 AM
hot water will make it easier to get them off too:p

addicted
2009.09.04, 08:54 AM
http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i167/Addicted_ja/Mini-Z/th_wheels.png (http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i167/Addicted_ja/Mini-Z/wheels.png)

here they are :D

mk2kompressor
2009.09.04, 09:38 AM
very nice,i have a set for a customer here:D

addicted
2009.09.04, 06:43 PM
awesome :)
these were mainly just to test build quality, got an xmods evo7 on the way, so once i've modded that to fit properly, will see what real wheel sizes i need! (and yes i know i should have the body first but oh well :p )

wildthing
2009.10.23, 10:20 PM
great looking rims you got there... what offset is it?

Oh yeah.... we either bake (400 deg F) for about 10-20mins or put in boiling water our tamiya driftech tires to remove it. It will slide out like butter.