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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:44 pm



1grouch2u wrote:Can I put them in a tube? :?
Yes, they work perfectly fine in a tube.



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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WB5RAG » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:10 pm

write www.dynabeads.ca and see what they say. i would think they are for tubeless but who knows. would probably act the same way.

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:50 am

WB5RAG wrote:write www.dynabeads.ca and see what they say. i would think they are for tubeless but who knows. would probably act the same way.
Directly from the Dyna Beads web site:
Q: Can Dyna Beads be used in motorcycle tires with tubes?

Q: Absolutely! As a precaution, we strongly suggest a new tube with a new Dyna Beads application to avoid the problems of compressor oil accumulating on the inside over time. It turns gummy and the beads will stick to it.

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by 1grouch2u » Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:23 pm

Okay great! That's going to save me a lot of trouble getting this thing somewhere they balance motorcycle tires. I've had to patch and then 'Slime' the tube that's in there, so I'm definitely going to use a new tube. Thanks guys! :D

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by Oldbear » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:47 pm

Let us know how you like them. Some of us are snow bound already :cry:
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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by 1grouch2u » Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:31 pm

Okay, will do! -Progress report:
I got the wheel off yesterday (everything is a major accomplishment for me these days, see, I've suffered a cereberal hemmorage (stroke) that has left my right side practically useless, as well as renal failure so I must undergo dialysis treatments 3x a week- which leave me , ha ha, "washed out" feeling pretty bad.)
Even so this old bike is really a dream to work on. I still don't seem to have enough ass to get it on the center stand- but I'm going to redouble my efforts along those lines. I've been blaming it on being too light, but the neighbor young man who assisted me only weighs 165, and I think I read The Boss (Wing Admin) is somewhere in that weight class too... well, I'm sure it's technique so I'll have to make it a point of overcoming that hurdle- in the name of good maintenance!
It's like in the 80's today here (ya, November 3rd) and I should be kicking myself for not having this done- or at least be out there getting the tire off the rim- but alas I have to wait for a tube. They say the planet is getting warmer :!:
Okay, what was I trying to get across here? -Oh yeah! I was so very excited at how easy getting the wheel off turned out to be! :D -once I had the saddlebags off, the bottom shock bolts, and I finally tracked down some pieces of wood to prop up the wheel- the axle came out sooo smooth! then I just removed the blocks of wood, took out the spacer, slid the caliper out of the way- off the final drive then out the back- nice!
But like I say, I have to get a tube now. I guess maybe if for no other reason than to take advantage of this beautiful day I may go pull the balance weights that are on the rim and the tire off and give it a good cleaning. :roll:
(Hmm... or not; sure would be a nice day to be riding though :( Soon.)

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by 1grouch2u » Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:10 pm

{must - make - posts - shorter!} :oops: have tire, tube, and beads all here. won't be long now! (how's that? :lol: )

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:43 am

1grouch2u wrote:{must - make - posts - shorter!} :oops: have tire, tube, and beads all here. won't be long now! (how's that? :lol: )
Just so you know, my wife has ridden for a year on her bike with tubed tires and Dyna Beads installed, and it's been great for her.

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by 1grouch2u » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:17 am

Thanks WingAdmin! I'm waiting for a couple of the tire irons from Harbor Freight - on sale right now for $4.99 ea.- good to know beforehand this wealth of knowledge you have available on here for most any aspect of most everything pertaining to GoldWing motorcycles. You and this site are just really terrific! My question(s) about the suitability of the 130/90-17 tire fitment I found to have been answered already multiple times in the past- got to remember to use the site-search :roll: - chances are by now something that basic is going to be there... and it was! :lol:
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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by littlebeaver » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:40 pm

WingAdmin. instructions on installing the beads is outstanding, but I wanted to mention something that's very important in my opinion, if you have just installed new tires and you are getting ready to install you're beads, I would recommend that you fill the tire with air until the beads are set, then remove the valves core, and follow WingAdmin. instructions, I just read something on another post where someone got some beads in between his tire and rim, now the only way that can possibly happen is if you put the air in at the 6 the o'clock position after you put your beads in [they shot up into there by air pressure, I would recommend that once you install the beads rotate the wheel to 12 oclock putting all the beads opposite the valve, then put you're air in, so set the bead and then rotate the wheel for air.. Or not.. :D

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by Oldbear » Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:46 pm

1grouch2u,

If I lived closer I'd come help you with the install - I'm under a foot of snow... I sat on my Wing in the garage last night...
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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by 1grouch2u » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:56 pm

Oldbear wrote:1grouch2u,

If I lived closer I'd come help you with the install - I'm under a foot of snow... I sat on my Wing in the garage last night...

Thanks- I got the tire on but haven't put the beads in yet- I'm still working on a head and the exhaust. I don't envy you that cold, but then again, you don't have our deadly :twisted: summers! Take care!

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WingAdmin » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:24 am

I developed a new method of installing the beads into tires, one that doesn't involve vibrating or otherwise trying to coerce the beads to move into the valve stem. Instead - it forces them in, instantly! Using this method, I can install beads in a tire in under five minutes. How? With air! Here's a video showing my technique:




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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by littlebeaver » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:47 am

WingAdmin wrote:I developed a new method of installing the beads into tires, one that doesn't involve vibrating or otherwise trying to coerce the beads to move into the valve stem. Instead - it forces them in, instantly! Using this method, I can install beads in a tire in under five minutes. How? With air! Here's a video showing my technique:



that is an excellent idea, I have to wonder if it would work using a much longer hose, when I installed mine my hose was about 20" long so it held a lot of beads, I have to wonder if it would shoot in a bunch like that all at once or not, I bet it will....Awesome video..It's going to be some time before I need to install new ones...Next time I will try this method and see...cool stuff man...

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by Oldbear » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:59 am

Great job yet again Wingadmin. Now that I watched you in your garage... I feel the need to share a beer or whiskey.
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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by littlebeaver » Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:38 am

Heyyyyy, I wonder if human air is enough pressure to blow the beads in, using a longer hose, you know like blow dirts, Someone should try it.. :lol:

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WingAdmin » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:36 pm

littlebeaver wrote:Heyyyyy, I wonder if human air is enough pressure to blow the beads in, using a longer hose, you know like blow dirts, Someone should try it.. :lol:
Keep in mind, you're having to blow up the tire as well. So as long as you have the lung power to blow up your bike's tire, with the bike resting on it - go crazy!

However....I doubt it. :) Even just putting the gentlest puff of air into it, it comes out quite forcefully when you remove the nozzle, which is why I say to do it slowly and gently, to prevent the beads from blowing out.

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by littlebeaver » Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:46 pm

Ha ha Blow up the tire.. :lol: :lol: when I put the beads in my first tire which was the rear one I filled the long hose with beads and tapped it at the valve, it was kinda slow going so I got my small triangle shaped vibrating sander without the paper and placed it on the tube and turned it on bumping it, boy those suckers went down then, they got swallowed up quickly, it was a steady stream right into the valve.. But I like the air pressure idea, its a good idea..where did you get that valve?. Did you order it online or get it from the Honda shop..??? Remember the numbers of the valve..? If I know you, you wrote it down.. :D

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:14 pm

littlebeaver wrote:Ha ha Blow up the tire.. :lol: :lol: when I put the beads in my first tire which was the rear one I filled the long hose with beads and tapped it at the valve, it was kinda slow going so I got my small triangle shaped vibrating sander without the paper and placed it on the tube and turned it on bumping it, boy those suckers went down then, they got swallowed up quickly, it was a steady stream right into the valve.. But I like the air pressure idea, its a good idea..where did you get that valve?. Did you order it online or get it from the Honda shop..??? Remember the numbers of the valve..? If I know you, you wrote it down.. :D
Which valve - the right angle one in the rim?

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by littlebeaver » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:27 pm

WingAdmin wrote:
littlebeaver wrote:Ha ha Blow up the tire.. :lol: :lol: when I put the beads in my first tire which was the rear one I filled the long hose with beads and tapped it at the valve, it was kinda slow going so I got my small triangle shaped vibrating sander without the paper and placed it on the tube and turned it on bumping it, boy those suckers went down then, they got swallowed up quickly, it was a steady stream right into the valve.. But I like the air pressure idea, its a good idea..where did you get that valve?. Did you order it online or get it from the Honda shop..??? Remember the numbers of the valve..? If I know you, you wrote it down.. :D
Which valve - the right angle one in the rim?
Yes sir, the one that goes into the rim, I haven't seen one quite like that I don't think... :D

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:46 am

littlebeaver wrote:
WingAdmin wrote:
littlebeaver wrote:Ha ha Blow up the tire.. :lol: :lol: when I put the beads in my first tire which was the rear one I filled the long hose with beads and tapped it at the valve, it was kinda slow going so I got my small triangle shaped vibrating sander without the paper and placed it on the tube and turned it on bumping it, boy those suckers went down then, they got swallowed up quickly, it was a steady stream right into the valve.. But I like the air pressure idea, its a good idea..where did you get that valve?. Did you order it online or get it from the Honda shop..??? Remember the numbers of the valve..? If I know you, you wrote it down.. :D
Which valve - the right angle one in the rim?
Yes sir, the one that goes into the rim, I haven't seen one quite like that I don't think... :D
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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by littlebeaver » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:48 am

See, Now that's what I'm talking about, this site is the best...I'm getting me some of those now..A couple of more questions for you if you don't mind...I know that you're bride rides a Pacific Coast, What tires came off that Bike,,,and be sure to report how she like the ride of her new tires once she can ride again, And what tire did you install on it.. :D

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littlebeaver wrote:See, Now that's what I'm talking about, this site is the best...I'm getting me some of those now..A couple of more questions for you if you don't mind...I know that you're bride rides a Pacific Coast, What tires came off that Bike,,,and be sure to report how she like the ride of her new tires once she can ride again, And what tire did you install on it.. :D
I don't remember what the tires were that were on it - I can say that they were old and worn. :) I took them to the dump last weekend, so they're gone....

I put an Avon Roadrider on the front - it's the only Avon that they make that fits the bike. It's a universal fitment tire, you put it on one direction for front fitment, the other direction for rear fitment.

For the rear tire I had the choice of a Metzeler 880 or a Dunlop E3, I went with the Metzeler.

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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by Possum51 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:30 pm

about to replace the tires on my GL1200 and I know this may sound silly, but the lead weights that are already on the rims, after installing the dyna beads, do I leave the old weights on or remove them from the rim?
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Re: How to install Dyna Beads in your tires

Post by Oldbear » Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:38 pm

Possum51 wrote:about to replace the tires on my GL1200 and I know this may sound silly, but the lead weights that are already on the rims, after installing the dyna beads, do I leave the old weights on or remove them from the rim?
Take them off and clean up the residue. You'll never need them with the beads


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