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Old 08-30-2019, 02:46 PM
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Default Tire lube

I'm sure there are plenty of opinions on what to use to lube tires when it comes time to mount. Having said that, I tried something different yesterday based on a video from Dirt Bike Channel:
A buddy asked me to mount some tires for him. He runs a Tubliss system so I decided to watch a few videos to make sure no special tools/precautions were necessary. I came across the dirt bike channel video on it and he mentioned he used only armorall as a lubricant. I tried it... and I liked it... Tires went on VERY smoothly.
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Old 01-03-2020, 11:37 AM
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I just use windex, but I bet armor all would work great.
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:46 AM
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I usually don't use anything, once in a blue moon I'll use dish soap or baby powder.
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Old 02-03-2020, 07:17 PM
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It's not necessary to buy commercially manufactured lubricant when a homemade version will work just as well.
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Old 04-16-2020, 03:12 AM
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RuGlyde. It makes tire mounting easier.
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Old 04-16-2020, 08:30 PM
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Put the tire out in the hot sun for a few hours and then mount using WD40 on the beads.

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