How to change Rims and Tire. Reduce fuel consumption/advance control.

How to change Rims and Tire. Reduce fuel consumption/advance control.


now we’re gonna take a look at replacing
these heavy cast-iron rim with a set of lightweight aluminum rim to help reduce
fuel consumption and increase miles per gallon these are the lightweight
aluminum rim to replace the current heavy cast-iron ones in the video
description is a video link describing how anyone can acquire a set of aluminum
rim like this for less than a hundred bucks the aluminum rim is also going to
require a new and different set of valve stem here you can see we have painted
our valve stem the same silver aluminum epoxy this is to match the surface of
the ramp we have also painted the lug nuts the
same aluminum when compared to the Chrome which will most likely corrode
and stain the rim so the only way to protect the rim from corrosive stain is
painting it with the same paint here is a side-by-side comparison of the chrome
and painted lug nut against its aluminum rim with the heavy cast-iron wheel
removed it’s now time to swap the tires to the aluminum rim using these
turntable tire changing machine with two turntable tire changing machine
available we are going to use one for removing tire and the other one for
installing the tire without touching the rims for damages to begin the tire
removal process from the rim safe and successfully the tire compressed air
pressure must be deflated by its valve stem – atmosphere pressure then the
wheel can be placed in the tire changing machine for compressing of the tire and
removing from the rim during the process of doing so the tire technician will
need to adjust the tire for various position of clamping the tire for
removal the technician will then flip the tire around to the reverse side and
perform the same procedure of breaking the tire away from its rim seal once
this process is complete the tire technician will then move the wheel to a
different turntable tire changing machine for tire removal since most
technician is going to remove two wheel from the same differential axle housing
we are now going to start with the same process on the other wheel as a personal
safety measures it is always best to wear some form
breeding respirator i goggled all spectators and personnel assisting the
tyre technician with removal must remain distant away from the machine because
high compressed air is more likely to send projectile flying to cause injuries the rotating feature of the turntables
tire changing machine is what makes the tire removal much easier when compared
to conventional tire changers in the video the tire changer has
confirmed the weight of the steel rim which is much heavier than the aluminum
rim most important part of installing the tire to the rim is making sure that
the bead of the tire is absolutely clean and free from rust particle or any
object that may cause a slow leak between its seal most important is the
application of a liquid tire sealer to the tire bead and its rim where it seats
this application is required for both sides of the tire where the tire bead
seats against the rim this application of liquid tire sealer is most important
in cold weather condition to prevent slow leak most important is the
application of a liquid tire sealer to the tire bead and its rim where it seats
this application is required for both sides of the tire where the tire bead
seats against the rim this application of liquid tire sealer is most important
in cold weather condition to prevent slow leak the first part of preparing the aluminum
rim for installation is to install its bounce them before the tire can be
fitted inspection of the aluminum rim is most
important before the tire can be installed once the surface has been
clean and smooth a application of liquid tire sealer will then be applied on the
upper and lower edge of the rim where the tire seats against the rim careful installation of the tire must
require as the machine will now install the tire without touching the rim
because any damages scratch or tear to the tire tire sometime must be checked for
asymmetric direction before installing over inflating of the tire may be
required to seat the tire against the rim the tire pressure must be set to
vehicle factory specification before balancing and elimination of vibration
can be adjusted to the wheel this is the triumph MTB 580 computerized wheel
balancer machine with a assortment of lead weights to be placed on the outside
or the inside of the aluminum rim for elimination of vibration to the steering
wheel at highway speeds the most important part of mounting the wheel to
the computerized balancer is making sure that the wheel is fixed and does not
rattle or wobble on the rotary shaft careful inspection of the threads in the
tire must be taken into consideration also a tire with a plug or patch may be
difficult to balance in the video description is a video link on how to
perform a wheel balance for eliminating vibration at the steering wheel
basically what the technician is doing here is using the computer balancer
machine to rotate a wheel at high speed to detect vibration then that machine
will make recommendation of placement for lead weights on the rim to eliminate
that vibration which may occur at the steering wheel during driving at highway
speeds in order to maintain a balanced wheel
that eliminates vibration to the drive line and the steering wheel all the lug
nuts must be torqued the factory specification here we can
see the technician replacing a real stud for fitting a new lug nut the old wheel stud became cross threaded
preventing it’s not from being installed this old lug nut cannot be installed on
the new stud it will require a new one in most case the brakes friction parts
may need servicing and cleaning always take necessary safety precaution when
doing so never inhale brake thus for it is
hazardous and may cause respiratory problems in the future with the rim swap
complete and the wheel install notice no lead weights was placed on the outside
leading edge of the rim the led equates is now a he civ on the inside of the
most outer leading edge for the rim to balance the rim as if the lead weights
was placed on the outside leading edge reverse side of the rim notice the lead
weight fixed the leading edge replacing the cast-iron rims with the aluminum
rims greatly improve braking performance by cooling reduced suspension sprung
weight to the ball joint bushings and wheel bearing improve shock absorber and
vehicle control at the same time with looks in order to maintain permanent
fixture of the lead weights to the aluminum rim additional measures are
required due to road condition and changes in temperature the lead weight
will most likely become separate from the aluminum rim restoring vibration to
the steering wheel the lead weights are currently adhesive by double stick tape
which will most likely deteriorate and rotten during its course and cause the
lead weights to become separate now use this JB well cold well for
hissing the lead weight permanently to the aluminum rim so it does not become
detached the JB well cold well is more tolerant to weather condition and
changes in temperature to avoid separation of the lead weights from the
aluminum rim okay let’s take a close up look at the rim we purchased from the
salvage yard for less than a hundred bucks in the video description link is a
video link on how to refurbish this rim to its current condition

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