Best Way To Mount Tires?

Best Way To Mount Tires?

welcome back everyone I have been
looking forward to shooting this video for a while now so I’ve had this tool
sitting in my toolbox for a few months and I haven’t had the chance to use it
until today alright here’s what I’ve got going on today I’ll be mounting up this
fresh set of dunlop MX series tires that rocky mountain sent over which while
we’re on the subject Rocky Mountain has the best prices on
tires hands down and these tires are going onto this beautiful set of wheels
that I built in the last video so the tool is referring to is the Baja no
pinch tire tool and like I said I’ve been waiting for months to try this
thing out I’m super excited here’s what Baja provides you with in the kit we’ve
got the push rod this is what hooks onto the bead of the tire and pushes it over
the rim and then the lever and for different sized axles for different
sized wheel bearings so the axle slide in the wheel bearings just like the
normal axle would Purple’s for the rear a pretty snug fit and the blue should be
for the front that one fits pretty good as well so here’s a really quick
demonstration before I show you the real thing the lever just screws right onto
the axle here and then I’ll slide in the push rod it’s pretty easy to see why
this would work so well we’ve got a nice big handle for some leverage here and as
you move the handle it’ll push the tire over the rim let’s give it a shot before
I get started got to make sure I’ve got the rim locks and rim bands into place
if you don’t have rim bands you can always use duct tape the wheels are
ready to go just gonna prep the tires and tubes now I prefer to start with the
tube in the tire but before I put them in I’m gonna dump in some baby powder
and that’ll prevent the tire and tube from chafing against each other got a
good amount of baby powder in there just gonna roll it around so that way it’s
spread out evenly the cool part about it the baby powder makes the tire chain
you’d process smell pretty good and now I’m just feeding the tube into the tire
I’ve always found it’s a bit easier to mount tires with the tube rdn to get the tubes situated inside the
tire I’ll add a little bit of pressure to the tube and then pull the valve stem
out getting it nice and settled inside the tire that way it’s not interfering
when I’m trying to put the tire onto the rim and then pulling off the valve stem
ensures that there’s no pressure left in the tube I apologize I was calling to
the stem so I’m gonna leave the valve stem core out of the tube for the entire
process let’s mount some tires already so I’ve got my handy tire changing sand
which is available from Rocky Mountain link down below but I’ll have to pull
out the center axle so that way I can use the Baja tire tool and as far as the
tire mounting Lube I’ve had good luck with this llaman lube stuff and yeah it
does work on Honda steel all right I’m gonna begin with the front wheel and
front tire first thing I’m gonna check to see if the tire is directional and it
looks like it is we’ve got an arrow right here pointing the direction of
travel is this way so if I were to mount the tire like this
it would be on backwards so I’m gonna flip it around first step is to line up
the bow stem with the hole on the rim get have to pull the tube out of the
tire a little bit no I almost forgot there are two nuts here on the Bell stem
and I’ll need to remove one of them so there should be one nut on the inside of
the rim and one on the outside so for now I’m just gonna thread this other nut
on to keep the tube into place then I’m gonna do my best to push the tire on by
hand that’s about as far as I can get it I’m getting excited to try out this tool
now I’ve been playing with this tool a little bit just trying to get the
tension right it looks like however far the axle is
threaded into the handle that determines the amount of tension put on the gears
here so if you have it threaded in too far you can see pretty stiff not really
wanting to really move much or move freely and then too loose and it’ll just
be sloppy and it’ll wear out the gears so before you use the tool at all
definitely want to make sure the tension is somewhere in the middle there I’m
gonna thread in the axle all the way and go about a half or a three-quarter turn
out see how that is feels pretty firm but not loose to the
point where it’s gonna wear out the gears and then to lock it in at that
tension I’m just gonna tighten down the allen bolt here it’s pretty
self-explanatory how this works it’s basically pushing the tire over the rim aha that is so awesome super cool and of
course with any tire mounting you want to make sure the tube is tucked inside
the tire that way there’s no chance of pinching it but with this thing the
chances of pinching a tube are very slim what I’m really impressed with so far is
the tool doesn’t touch the rim at all so it’s not gonna scratch up your brand-new
rims I’ve got one side of the tower
completely on just seem to get the rim lock inside of the tire now and how I’m
gonna do this is by using a couple tire levers to pull the tire over the rim
lock so that way the rim lock slips inside and of course to protect the rim
I’ve got some rim protectors here and these just snap onto the edge of the rim
like so definitely not going to hurt to spray a little bit of lubricant inside
here as soon as I pull the tire over the
other edge of the rim lock it’s gonna push the rim lock up inside the tire just like that and then release the
levers and we’re in so that should be the only labor involved with mounting
this tire just gonna freshen up here on the lube before I start on this side so
I’m gonna start over here at the valve stem and work my way towards the rim
lock and just to make things go a little bit easier I’m gonna throw in a bead
buddy to hold the tire down while I’m working my way around and when you’re using this tool you got
to keep it down flush against the hub that way you get the right angle on the
tire and keep your bead down inside the rim
this will allow for a lot more space over here for mounting as I’m working my way towards the last
little bit here just continually checking to see that the beat of the
tire is down inside the rim given me as much room on this side as possible as
with any new tool there’s a bit of a learning process and on that last push I
went just a little too far and I nicked the rim but you know what that’s part of
it nothing a Sharpie can’t fix good as new I will not be doing that again
now I’m gonna pop this valve stem core back in and add some pressure to the
tube just going to add enough pressure until the bead seats on the rim looks like I’ve got a seated bead on
both sides all the way around last step is to set the tire pressure and tighten
down the rim lock on front tires I like my pressure set at 14 psi oh boy we’re
at like 40 so on the valve stem you definitely want to run a rubber grommet
followed up with a valve stem cap I find that if you have a nut on there
tightened all the way down it’ll restrict a tube from moving around
and could possibly rip off the valve stem inside the tube this is the rubber
grommet I’m talking about just slides right over and then I’ve got a sweet
little valve stem cap here already scraped up I don’t have to worry about
scratching that one and then for the rim lock I’m gonna replace this ugly-looking
nut with a red anodized one and it’s always a good idea to apply some
anti-seize to the rim lock since these are susceptible to corrosion well the front wheel is all done and I’d
say she looks pretty good everything went pretty smoothly except for that
little nick which is just minor details stuff happens
all right let’s bust out this rear tire the rear tire definitely went on a lot
smoother than the front did one thing I learned with this tool is you don’t want
to push the tire over the rim too far you just want to push it right up to the
edge and then it’ll slip over the rim push it any farther than that
and you’re just risking scratching the rim overall I’m pretty happy with the
Baja no pinch tire tool just like anything else there is a learning curve
to it it’ll take a tire to to really learn the intricacies of this tool it
does make the process of mounting a tire less labor and as they get better with
it I’m sure it’ll be quicker as well definitely got a thumbs up in my book to
check these things out head over to Baja no pinch com I’ll put the link down
below I’m gonna wrap up the video right here
if you enjoyed it make sure you drop a like or a comment down below and once
again big big thank you to Rocky Mountain and Baja no pinch tire tools
for helping out with this video if you want to see all the parts and tools I
use throughout this video check the links down below and I want you guys to
hang in there I’ve got some big plans in the works for the upcoming videos I will
see you all in the next video later you

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  1. Many thanks for sharing your mistakes. One of the best what I can imagine is prevent mistakes and damages without first experience almost like in the perfect World 🙂

  2. Nice work, i am already working on dirtbike and then i will go and repair wheels as you did. This video brought me lots of inspiration.

  3. Mate, please go for restyling plastics kit. Look guys how it might look., CR125 on the picture. So neat.

  4. I like the Motorsport website more. I just like how it’s set up and how easy it is to use but that’s just my opinion. Anyways nice video as always

  5. Hey Cameron! What you think about buying a 2003 KTM EXC 250 2 stroke? It has some SX, and SXS parts.

  6. Greatest moto youtuber I am always waiting on your next video and go into sadness when I finish one 😂 Can’t wait to see the next video!!!!

  7. trust me you need rim tape do not use duct tape my cr wheels are all corroded from salt getting through the duct tape

  8. Share your worst (or best) tire changing story! Mine is torching a tire off the rim because I was a noob and couldn't figure out how else to get it off haha.

  9. The no pinch will allow this old guy to do my own mounting again . Thanks for passing it . Another good presentation . . .

  10. Well another banger from Cameron. Can’t wait to see what she looks like in the end :🤙🏻🤙🏻🤙🏻🤙🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻)

  11. His process his way more complicated then it needs be to and spooning it is about ten times faster then this reduces tool

  12. Really cool looks real good. For the Tool they could put a rubber or plastic molded piece on the tip so it doesn't scratch the rims and make it replaceable. Can't wait to see the final outcome.

  13. Probably origin of this tool! I remeber when I got this, life got so much easier!

  14. I always fill the tube up and let the air out a couple times to ensure there are no wrinkles in it before seating the bead and my worst story is busting my knuckles on the disc and sprocket getting the tire mounted but im pretty much the Michelin man now days with my skills lol

  15. Man I'm gutted for you Cameron, you never know how something works best until you try it out a few times first .. hats off to you bud, I feel for your inner OCD. the rims are gonna get marked in anger anyways look forward for your next video !! regards from good olde Blighty

  16. When doing the rebuild for the Honda are you going to do a restyle kit if so that’d be an awesome video to see the fitment and how it’d look and thanks for the great videos keep it up

  17. Another great video, sweet looking wheels man! When I got new tires and heavy duty tubes I was wondering why there are 2 valve stem nuts. What is the reason for one nut to be on the inside of the rim? I read somewhere that tubes are male so that's why they have 2 nuts…… made sense 🙂

  18. I used to use that yamalube stuff but have went away from it and use just a lil bit of grease along the bead. If you let that spray lube dry it will skin over and you will never be able to scrub it off

  19. I sure hope Baja No Pinch paid royalties to the original, direct rip off from Kaurit I have the original and have had it for years. Great tool and video, I broke the steel bead a couple years back on a $125 tire, this after many years of changing tire, shit happens.

  20. That looks so easy.

    My last change was terrible. After years of relying on mechanics I had forgotten about all the little tricks to make it easy.

    The sweat the poured off me was insane!

  21. Please can you put that bike back together already it's killing me over here in England.!!!! Great vids and very informative keep up the good work.

  22. Im going to get the tool but put a rubber coating / flex seal on the end to help form hitting my shiny rims thought I’d post this so other people can do it to.

  23. I’m sorry being anal is great but for god sake it’s a dirt bike not a trophy! I’ve got a exc300tpi so before anyone says oh you cant afford a nice bike I can thanks, but whilst you are protecting your bike from scratch’s and minor marks I’ll be out riding 👋

  24. Do you think it would be easier to mount with one of the tire mounting stands with the bead breaker/press arm in conjunction with the Baja no pinch?

  25. Just to make it even easier, use the powder and apply to the tire/tube before installing👌helps to get the tube move in the tire instead of stretching. Love the videos. Being a mechanic I love seeing tools that make the process easier.👍glad your doing good.

  26. I had been mt biking for a few years when I bought another dirt bike. After changing mt bike tires for years I figured it would be just as easy on a dirt bike. Boy, was I wrong! After much cursing and sweating, I finally got the new tube and tire on….and then I found out I pinched the tube!

  27. I am restoring a 94 Kawasaki KX125 and the tyres were stiff as a board.
    I had to cut a section out of each tyre with a hacksaw and then cut through the beads with an angle grinder.

    The new tyres aren't exactly playing ball either, could really use a tool like this.

  28. Put baby powder in a garbage bag. Air tube just enough to take shape and place in bag and shake. It covers tubes perfectly and will work multiple times

  29. I ordered a baja and used it yesterday for the first time. At the last little bit it seemed to want to dig into the tire instead of pushing it down onto the rim. It was a gummy "cheater" tire. Maybe a regular tire wood work better or maybe it was user error. Tire was warm and i used plenty of lube, watched several vids and followed instructions still had to end up spooning the last bit onto the rim

  30. The second nut on the tube,heard so many different ways of using this,is the way you use it the proper way,w=hats the theory?

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