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Dec 28, 2005 by vishal | Posted in Maintenance & Repairs

can i replace my car tires by myself. how much would it cost?


Somebody kind of answered this, but not completely. You need a tire removal tool and a balancing tool. Usually, these are two separate machines at an auto or tire shop. The tire removal tool breaks the bead in the tire and separates the tire from the wheel. They make some special hand tools that can do the job, but they require a lot of elbow grease. It operates similarly to your bike tire tool but much bigger and beefier (also a little different in design. I've seen these through harbor freight tool for under 100 bucks. If you bought the actual tire machine, I think those can be had for under $1k nowadays, maybe even $600. Of course, these are not the same industrial quality as those used by professionals. The balancing machine...you can get a hand balancer, but I'm not sure how much these cost. You'll need the appropriate adaptor for the lugs and so forth. I think Harbor Freigh also sold these at like $50-100, but don't quote me. The machines for this run very expensive and I couldn't even tell you the cost as they are completely computerized. Basically, without a couple hundred dollars invested, you could not come close to changing your tires. On top of this, it is a pain to break a tire bead manually. You usually need a big 2x4 and a sturdy mount to leverage the bead off. Now if you are talking about replacing the wheels and tires at the same time, that is different. If you buy one of those wheel/tire packages online, they come mounted and balanced. So all you need to do is jack up the car and change each wheel separately.

cantstandya | Dec 28, 2005
paul67337 | Dec 28, 2005
no. you need a special machine to remove the old ones and install the new ones.
JAL-CEO | Dec 28, 2005
you can do it if you work for a tire company!
James D | Dec 28, 2005
Unless you have the equipment to separate the tires and wheels, you're never gonna get it done. It's usually only something a tire store or garage or service station has around.
Rick | Dec 28, 2005
Depends on the size of tires you have. My daughters Honda has special tires that cost around $150 apiece. If you look the car up in www.walmart.com you should find they will have them pretty cheap if their not something special like hers. Be better to let them change them then you will have them on good an a warrant on them also.
blackhawk98011 | Dec 28, 2005
You can have the tires mounted on the rims at the tire store, then take the tires home and install them. I don't know if you would save any money/time.

Wheel Balancer Adaptor - Bookshelf


551 pages

Automotive Chassis, Brakes, Suspension, and Steering

Creator: Tim Gilles | Technology & Engineering - 2005

The wheel is mounted on either a horizontal or a vertical threaded shaft using adapters that are supplied with the machine. Centering a Wheel on the Balancer Imbalance can also be caused when a wheel is not properly installed on a wheel  ...

Publisher: Cengage Learning

About this book
This user-friendly resource will thoroughly prepare readers to work in the important area of automotive technology known as chassis systems. It features accurate and up-to-date coverage of both brakes and suspension/steering in one complete volume. Technically precise drawings and photographs are prominently featured, supplying the visual support necessary for readers to grasp important principles and practices. The first half of the book is devoted to the latest information on brakes, including friction materials, drums, and rotors. The newest tire information is presented, followed by current suspension, steering, and wheel alignment material. The balance of the book is dedicated to front and rear wheel drive shafts and axles, and vibration analysis. Diagnosis and troubleshooting of worn and failed parts is emphasized throughout.



640 pages

Automotive Service Job Sheets for NATEF Task Mastery

Creator: Chris Hadfield | Technology & Engineering - 2007-09-06

According to the owner's manual, does the wheel balancer need to be calibrated first? 20. Is the wheel you are working with lug- or hub-centric? Note: If the wheel you are working on is lug-centric, you will need a special adaptor for the wheel ...

Publisher: Cengage Learning

About this book
Master the skills needed to succeed in the automotive industry with nearly two hundred hands-on lab and shop activities in this new, full-color manual. Correlated to NATEF tasks for all eight ASE systems and organized by technology area, Automotive Service Job Sheets for NATEF Task Mastery provides detailed explanations and illustrations of all major diagnostic and repair procedures. Using a performance-based approach, this valuable resource will guide readers through all of NATEF's P-1 tasks, and many of the P-2 and P-3 tasks, giving them the knowledge and technical know-how to accomplish key automotive tasks and develop critical thinking skills that can be applied to real-world scenarios.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


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Protective lid keeps dirt and water out of Tune-In and adaptor compartment. A complete wheel balancing department in one easily portable unit. Finest IVi H. P. series wound, heavy duty. 7500 R.P.M., trouble- free motor. 110V AC or DC, 14.5  ...


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