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Old 03-13-2017, 08:54 AM   #11
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Before most impacts or anyway we didn't have them on the farm. During harvest we changed about 4-5 10:00x20 flat tires per day and we had a 3/4 breaker bar with socket and extension all welded together and then a 3 ft cheater pipe and a big 4 way lug wrench to spin them off after loosening.
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Old 03-14-2017, 02:34 PM   #12
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i did look at those nut busting tools, but i wondered if they would have the clearance to get at my 8 lug nuts that are recessed into my hub.
yep, i actually meant to type 3/4, not 3/8. but i wonder if i would be able to get by with a 3/4 inch, if that will be "manly" enough for those 1 1/4" lugnuts? i wonder if i might have to get a 1" wrench instead? also, im trying to make sure whichever tool i purchase, that hopefully i will be able to use the same tool to turn the nuts inside my axle when i have to change out the rear wheel seal in that same axle.
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Old 03-14-2017, 03:44 PM   #13
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Old 03-14-2017, 03:49 PM   #14
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Old 03-14-2017, 04:16 PM   #15
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ive got a 3/4" up in Ohio and some extensions.. I probably dont have a torque stick big enough for the 475 ft lbs a Hub-pilot wheel needs though..

im not strong enough to man handle bus wheels anyway.. though maybe the little 19.5's I could..

that 3/4" air wrench sure did make quick work of taking apart frame and suspension components on hot rods though!

speaking of wiring - ECCB - what day do you want to connect?
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ive got a 3/4" up in Ohio and some extensions.. I probably dont have a torque stick big enough for the 475 ft lbs a Hub-pilot wheel needs though..

im not strong enough to man handle bus wheels anyway.. though maybe the little 19.5's I could..

that 3/4" air wrench sure did make quick work of taking apart frame and suspension components on hot rods though!

speaking of wiring - ECCB - what day do you want to connect?
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As soon as convenient for you. I work tomorrow through fri from 7 or 8 am to 2 pm. sat and sun off.
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Old 03-17-2017, 06:57 PM   #17
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correction: my lug nuts are not 1.25", they are 1-15/16.
somewhere somebody mentioned something about the driver's side of the bus' lugnuts unscrew one way and the passenger side's lugnuts unscrew the other direction. does anybody have any clarification on this? thank u
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Yeah, sometimes they put left handed threads on one side of the bus. They're often stamped with an "L", but you can still see if they're backwards on one side just by looking at the threads.
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ive got a 3/4" up in Ohio and some extensions.. I probably dont have a torque stick big enough for the 475 ft lbs a Hub-pilot wheel needs though..

im not strong enough to man handle bus wheels anyway.. though maybe the little 19.5's I could..

that 3/4" air wrench sure did make quick work of taking apart frame and suspension components on hot rods though!

speaking of wiring - ECCB - what day do you want to connect?
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Use the tire irons as levers to lower and raise the wheels... Mechanical advantage is a wonderful thing!
Not many people can manhandle an 11r22.5 or bigger tire but anyone can use a lever!
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Old 03-18-2017, 01:46 AM   #20
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well i went to agri supply and got a 20 inch long 3/4" drive and an 8 inch extension. maybe i need to use a cheater bar too.
my plan is to locally source a single used 225/70/19.5 to take the same position as the one with the bubble. my logic being that a used tire might match the size of its partner rolling right next to it better than a new tire, hopefully causing less heat and wear.
do i need to look for any specific kind of tire because it is a duelly? or will any used 225/70/19.5 do?
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