It's possible, but dangerous. I've done it by laying the wheel and tire flat
on the driveway with the valve core removed and driving over the tire
section with a junker car. When the bead is broken flip the wheel over and
do it again for the other side. If you have alloy wheels they will probably
get ruined by this process and fender damage on the bead breaker car is
possible. You need an air compressor with good flow to get the bead seated
again. One of those cigarette lighter operated ones likely won't do it. Of
course there is starting fluid and matches but that's a whole new level of
On 11 Mar 2006 08:28:13 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I used to break the bead using a bumper jack, and on the farb by
driving the tractor over the tire.
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