Dyna bead installation, the easy way.


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Dyna bead installation, the easy way.

Post by someone548 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:16 pm



Hi all,
I just got done installing a new rear tire on my 1500. I had a bit of difficulty getting the beads through the 90 degree valve stem last time and I came up with a better way of doing it. This method takes the time to put the beads in the tire down from about ten minutes to less than ten seconds.

I took the standard applicator bottle and cut a hole in the bottom large enough to accept a standard valve stem. I put the beeds in the applicator and attached the hose to the 90 degree valve stem. I set the regulator on my air compressor to zero and attached the air hose. I then very slightly opened the regulator and all of the beads went right in the tire without any fuss.

That's all there is to it. Worked great. I think the only danger in using this method would be using too much pressure. Too much pressure would undoubtedly blow the little plastic tube off the valve stem and make an incredible mess.

Just thought I would share this here so someone else could avoid the tapping sqeezing headache of installing beads in a 90 degree valve stem.







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Re: Dyna bead installation, the easy way.

Post by AZgl1800 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:16 am

Interesting way to do that.
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Re: Dyna bead installation, the easy way.

Post by dingdong » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:01 am

Interesting! I use a longer tube on the bottle, fill tube with beads, remove tube from bottle and blow beads by mouth into tire. Have to remember to exhale not inhale. lol
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Post by redial » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:18 pm

That brought a smile rather than beads to my lips.
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Re: Dyna bead installation, the easy way.

Post by ekvh » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:42 pm

Three feet of plastic tubing threaded on the stem, 1/4”? fill 2.5 feet of tubing, electric sander touching the tubing and valve stem runs it in pretty fast.

I tried blowing it in and it just blew back out.

It worked great to balance my car tire. Without it I had a peculiar weave at about 75-85 mph. Beads and it’s gone.

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Re: Dyna bead installation, the easy way.

Post by minimac » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:38 am

I measure the beads out, using a postal scale to get the weight correct, and just put them in the tire before it gets aired up to seal the tire bead. Easy peasy!

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Re: Dyna bead installation, the easy way.

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:45 am

ekvh wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:42 pm
Three feet of plastic tubing threaded on the stem, 1/4”? fill 2.5 feet of tubing, electric sander touching the tubing and valve stem runs it in pretty fast.

I tried blowing it in and it just blew back out.

It worked great to balance my car tire. Without it I had a peculiar weave at about 75-85 mph. Beads and it’s gone.
When blowing them in, you have to allow the air to escape SLOWLY afterwards - I push the tip of my blower nozzle into the tube, blow the beads in, then pull it out just a slight amount to leave the smallest crack, so the air blown in escapes slowly. Otherwise, as you found, the beads will tend to blow back out all over.



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