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    Folding up tires

    Anyone know how to fold up tires for shipping? I got them from the store folded up, but can't figure out how to put the genie back in the bottle.
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    wire or kevlar bead?

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    Quote Originally Posted by roadfix View Post
    wire or kevlar bead?
    How do I know?
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    Senior Member neilfein's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Shuck View Post
    That did it! Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilfein View Post
    How do I know?
    One retains it's circular shape. While the other can be folded every which way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by operator View Post
    One retains it's circular shape. While the other can be folded every which way.
    I was able to fold them, so does that mean wire?
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    Senior Member neilfein's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by neilfein View Post
    I was able to fold them, so does that mean wire?
    It's not about the folding, throw it on the ground. Kevlar tires will not retain a circular shape. Wire beads will, unless they were folded like crazy.
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