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Old 05-28-2011, 04:59 PM
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Default Boiling Tires Off Rims (pic included)

Hey there RCU,

Tried to boil off my tires today but to no avail. I took them out after 5, 10, and 15 minutes of boiling, tried to peel them off, and still nothing. All the guides I've heard say to boil for 5-10 minutes and they should come clean off.

Unfortunately that didn't happen for me. Instead, the picture below shows what resulted. Basically, I just ended up ripping my tire =( I don't need to save the tire (I'm actually trying to replace them), but I do need the rims, and it sort of looks like the residues from the tires ripping will prevent me from being able to glue another tire on.

Any tips/tricks/hints/stories of boiling off your tires? Thoughts as well?


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