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How to Use a Manual Tire Changer


Use a Manual Tire Changer – Manual tire changers allow users to change a tire on its rim with just the tool and their bare hands. The tool is made up of a mount to hold the wheel and a pry bar to remove and install the tires. To use the device, you must simply pry the old tire off the rim with the pry bar and pry the new tire onto the rim with the same tool.

Things You’ll Need: Mechanic lubrication


  • Press on the valve stem to open it and allow all of the air in the tire to escape. Place the tire on the triangular wedge sticking up from one of the tire changer’s legs. The wedge should be lined up so that it hits directly where the edge of the tire hits the rim.