Tire shop in huntington beach/orange county?

  • got the wheel off but looking for help installing the new burris tire.

  • @maxpower

    I used to be a tire guy and pump gas 40 years ago (back when there were service staions) - no reason you can't do it yourself if you've gotten this far. If you live in an apartment and don't have a workbench/tools (been there), I understand that can make it more difficult.

    Here's a good 10 min vid on a complete XR tire swap if you haven't seen it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEwpf0V5RGU

    The biggest challenge in changing it can be re-inflation, so just remember to remove the valve stem (and lubricate the tire bead with soapy water) to allow greater airflow to seat the bead. Find a gas station air pump if you find you need more airflow to get it to seat.

    If you still need or want pro assistance, any shop that does tires will have a guy who can do it for you by hand. If you go that route, try and find a small shop that will let you in their bay to watch & learn. Back in the day for me, these small tires could be done in < 5 minutes.

  • There’s a video of Adam Savage building his own XR, including installing the tire onto the hub/motor here:

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