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Old 02-06-2007, 05:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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adding water to tires

was wondering about how people went about putting water in tires for weight.do you fill thru the valve stem,or drill a new hole and use some sort of nut and bolt with sealing washers?
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Old 02-06-2007, 06:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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SEARCH RETARD .....This has been covered many....many.....many....many times.......... Oh and if you are gonna ask how to search pay the $20 bucks , or use google.
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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why waste your freaking time to post that.your the retard.
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No your the retard this is GEN 4x4 . Get a star and search .. Oh I forgot it's Tuesday.....
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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tryed searching on google didnt come up with what i needed genius.
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Water doesn't work... it freezes, and it corrodes the shit outta everything...
Industrial, and farm applications have liquid calcium pumped into tires... they typically pump it right in through the valve stem. They have a special pump for doing this usually... go to a tire shop... ask them about the details and how much.
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Old 02-07-2007, 01:16 AM   #7 (permalink)
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tryed searching on google didnt come up with what i needed genius.
Water can work, If you're in a cold climate add a little anti-freeze.

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water? wtf? Green jello, i wouldnt run anything less than green jello in my tires... they deserve better than that.
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water? wtf? Green jello, i wouldnt run anything less than green jello in my tires... they deserve better than that.

I went with the red jello, added some marshmellows now I got a trail snack when I blow a bead been all good so far.
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Water can work, If you're in a cold climate add a little anti-freeze.

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Shit nigga I got sick of posting in there so I just gave up . He's just a friend that's all . Wish I woulda Never posted anything in there. lol Oh well .
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Any tricks to getting the antifreeze in? My tires are solid ice now. I have the farm adapter for the hose, but need a way to pump the antifreeze in now. Maybe some kind of bug sprayer attachment or car wash cup that would thread onto the valve and the hose??
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and farm applications have liquid calcium pumped into tires...
It carodes far worse than water. You have to run tubes to run calcium. They make products like rimguard that work without a tube and are biodegradable.
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Bushwacker...search for posts made by me on this subject. I went through that easy/FAST/cheap way to do it on a number of threads.
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Any tricks to getting the antifreeze in? My tires are solid ice now. I have the farm adapter for the hose, but need a way to pump the antifreeze in now. Maybe some kind of bug sprayer attachment or car wash cup that would thread onto the valve and the hose??
lay the tire on the ground. break the outer bead. pour it in and air it up....
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lay the tire on the ground. break the outer bead. pour it in and air it up....
Thats too much work.

Dustin found your parts list to make the adapter, but nothing about getting antifreeze in there yet.

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I can't take the credit for the antifreeze idea but here what we did. I hooked the hose to the adapter on the rim ran the hose up hill, slide a funnel into the hose and added about a gallon and a half of antifreeze before the hose was full. Pulled the funnel, hooked up the water and flushed it thru. Simple and free. With 35 gallons with 1.5 galloons of antifreeze down to 0 degrees so far this winter and no ice blocks yet.
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We had a tire on the farm-front of an old farmall-cracked to hell and would not come off the bead. It finally blew apart one day on the road....filed with concrete
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would anyone like to see the valve stem cap-dipstick i made for checking the water level in my tires?
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I can't take the credit for the antifreeze idea but here what we did. I hooked the hose to the adapter on the rim ran the hose up hill, slide a funnel into the hose and added about a gallon and a half of antifreeze before the hose was full. Pulled the funnel, hooked up the water and flushed it thru. Simple and free. With 35 gallons with 1.5 galloons of antifreeze down to 0 degrees so far this winter and no ice blocks yet.
Good idea, I wonder if a short cutoff piece of hose and funnel would work, or if the water pressure is needed to get the antifreeze to go through the adapter.
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seemed enough to fill the hose and have the water level lower then were it will end up when finished. Flushed it thru and rotated the stem to the gurgle point that I was shooting for as the "full point"
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Plumbing shops sell a hand held transfer pump for pumping antifreeze into boilers.

-You pour the anti-freeze into a 5 gallon bucket.
-Hook one end of a double female ended hose to the pump and the other end to the adapter on the rim.
-Pump away...

I've used it a couple of times and can take a picture of it if you want to see what it looks like...

My dad and I use it to pump biodegradable antifreeze into snow-melt radiant heat systems in concret sidewalks and patios for rich people... The snow-melt loop is separate from the boiler loop via a heatsink (actually I can't remember what it is called, its not a heatsink....damn brain farts)

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