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I bake mine in the oven. Look on you tube under ultimate rc page. Jage shows three ways of doing it. It stinks really bad and the foams are junk but the tire and rim are ok. Ive done it a few times with out any bad effects to the tires.:thumbsup:
 

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There's a couple different ways you can remove them....

You can cut them off with hobby knife if your steady.

You can use the Acetone Vapor method

You can bak them off in the oven.

I usually use the Acetone Vapor and let them sit over the weekend and they should pull apart fairly easy, sometimes might have to cut/trim a couple spots.

The baking method works but can really stink up the house....
 

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Heat gun, work across the bead, wear gloves and when the fumes start to make your eyes water gently pull and should start popping off. I even did this track side at Bula for a fellow racer who had a busted wheel. Reused tire and foam with no problem.
 

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replacing tires

Hi, I need help replacing tires on my exceedrc madbash, I have never done this before and I have no idea where to start. any help would be appreciated thanks
 

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Hi, I need help replacing tires on my exceedrc madbash, I have never done this before and I have no idea where to start. any help would be appreciated thanks
Tried acetone, didn't work out very well.
Trying baking method next.
See link below for the how to.
 

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acetone is the best method IMO for removing the tires from the wheels. put something in a container for the tires to sit on, the vapors do the work, so you only need acetone in the bottom of the container and make sure you put a lid on the container you use. will save the tires, wheels and foams, so you can reuse whatever you like. My brother just did this with a set of slicks he had mounted on slash wheels, dismounted them and remounted them on a set of hazard wheels for his SC10 4x4
 

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Here's what I did after reading this thread:

Supplies:
- Gallon of acetone
- Empty paint can w/lid (clean it out GOOD if it wasn't unused)

Directions:
- Place tires / rims in paint can
- Cover with acetone
- Seal top with lid
- Sit for 24 hours
- Remove tires, scrape old glue off, allow to dry

I can't tell you whether the acetone affects the foams though - I cut my tires and pull the foams out before soaking them.
 
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