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Old 01-04-2011, 03:07 PM   #1
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I did this because you never know if we will get a member who doesnt know how to do this
first take the wheel and lug nut covers off(if you have them)
Then break your lugnuts loose after moving anything thats in your way...bubba

then jack it up


heres taking lug covers off

then remove your lugnuts



then remove the offending wheel/tire

If you do like i did and put your lugnuts down in the snow spray them out with a pentrating water remover/blocker

then put your replacement wheel/tire on and thread the lugnuts on by hand to ensure they are not cross threaded


then tighten you lug nuts down in the bolt specific pattern i always tighten them just to they all touch the rim then torque them in pattern

and then put your lugnut and hub covers back in place(f you have them)


then let the vehicle down off the jack and pat yourself on the back

You are done and have succsesfully changed a tire congratulations
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Where'* the safety jackstand? hehehe

What happened to the tire Dakota?
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I'll see what I can do with it.
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Where'* the safety jackstand? hehehe

What happened to the tire Dakota?
well the day after we got t i went and go 4 brand new toyo open countrys on it and that night i ran over a damn razorblade///So i had to put the spare on on the side of the road with no light lol and i had ,my buddy brian patch the punctured one he owns my local bestire and i was waiting a few days to see if it had a slow leak before putting it on and with all the snow i figured better do it now..and no jackstand because it took longer to make this thread than to change the tire lol took me like 2 minutes if that lol
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For a Tech Info submission (hate to be a PITA here but....) The wording would have to include Make sure in Park/Parking Brake On/Use safety support.
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well if i had the power to edit it i would lol
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I made the changes to the write up, it should be in tech info soon.
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Alright thank you dan I will from now on inclued the normal saftey measures as well in my description so its less work for you
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Not alot of work, we always polish things up before we install them in Tech Info. Even the gearhead writeups in their section go through a "kick the tires" phase before we ship them. I was just stating the things to you we have to look at and correct (for the next time). Just in case it'* a total newb looking over a writeup and for liability sake.
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Alright alright i got ya Boss man lol...Yes from now on i will include the essential saftey precautions..point taken i understand the cause for concern my mistake


Also none of that was sarcasm lol
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