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post #1 of 32 Old 06-19-2019, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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Just got my new tire changer installed. It is the TiRx Moto wall mounted unit. It is much less expensive to purchase than a NoMar tire changer, but takes up no floor space. It folds flat against the wall when not in use. It also allows for balancing right on the unit. I have to pay a premium price to have tires mounted and balanced in my area, I have a friend who is a mechanic at a car dealer who can mount them for me cheaply when he has time, but it’s over 50 miles to drive to get it done. I have 7 motorcycles that I ride all the time. This will save me money in the long run, and I can do it myself- Which is what I love about cars and motorcycles. Other than tuning and engine machining, I can do all my own work now. Anyway, here are some pictures showing it extended, then folded. The board it is mounted to is 2 feet squared. you can check out this video to see how it works https://tirxmoto.com/
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First tire changed, Michelin Power RS on my RC51 in 190/55 17. Very Easy, and absolutely no damage!! This is a fantastic tool!!!! Soooo happy with my purchase!
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I was looking at one of these set up but it just seems a bit to pricey for what it is.
Anyway I just use tyre levers and rim savers never scratched a rim yet.
But yes it is a good idea..
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Never done it myself that way, Iíve seen wheels get bent from that method. Someone skilled at it, Iím sure, can do it without issue. I donít trust myself, Iím the get a bigger hammer or pry bar guy! This is half the price of a no mar unit, which was the other option I considered.

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I was looking at one of these set up but it just seems a bit to pricey for what it is.
Anyway I just use tyre levers and rim savers never scratched a rim yet.
But yes it is a good idea..
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Never done it myself that way, Iíve seen wheels get bent from that method. Someone skilled at it, Iím sure, can do it without issue. I donít trust myself, Iím the get a bigger hammer or pry bar guy! This is half the price of a no mar unit, which was the other option I considered.
LOL! Just have to make sure you lube it up good!
My problem is that Iím in Australia so it ends up being expensive DOH!
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It ends up costing me a bit over $700 plus freight.
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it ends up costing me a bit over $700 plus freight.

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Well it get worse just for the **** of it I asked about freight to Australia The cost for shipping is US $154.20 via the US Postal system, or $506.00 via UPS. LOL
Looks like I’m sticking with tyre levers and lube yeah baby!
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I'm waiting on that being shipped to me now(it's currently in the right province!!). Bit of a learning experience for them shipping to Canada, but it only cost me 60usd, I think he said that he was quoted $95. And then a total of 50Cad in taxes, and broker fee. I think this is a first for me being surprised at how inexpensive a shipping quote was.

Overall I'm very happy with the company, and I've not even taken delivery of it! So I'm looking forward to being able to put it to use too.
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First tire changed, Michelin Power RS on my RC51 in 190/55 17. Very Easy, and absolutely no damage!! This is a fantastic tool!!!! Soooo happy with my purchase!

I like the tire changer. I guess you are talking about our "friendly neighborhood dealership" concerning the high price for tires and tire changes. I think they charge an hour labor which is around $69 if I remember correctly (for each tire). So around $140 to have front and rear changed. That is quite a lot when you add that to the price of the tires. Where are you purchasing your tires? I might PM you to see if you are interested in helping me do mine for a small fee . Also, post a pic of the RC51. We still need to get together and ride. Me and my friend from Eufaula rode this past Saturday. Abbeville down hwy 27 to Ozark, then back roads to Dothan for lunch. We were done before it was too hot.
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