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Hrc 216 skins

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Deca, Sep 10, 2003.

  1. Deca

    Deca LawnSite Member
    from Surrey
    Messages: 6

    Can someone tell me how to put on the tire skins for the Honda Hrc 216.

    The tires are very rigid making installion very difficult
  2. saw man

    saw man LawnSite Bronze Member
    from utah
    Messages: 1,033

    soak the tire in hot water
    You may need some wd-40 or other lubricant
    takes time, and remember it only goes on one way.
    It has ridges on one side, be sure to get them on the correct side.
  3. maple city

    maple city LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    My husband had to do that recently, wish we would have thought of the hot water idea. It was not an easy job.
  4. Simone Lawn Service

    Simone Lawn Service LawnSite Member
    Messages: 158

    I did that ONE TIME-that was enough. I then bought the entire wheel which I believe was either cheaper or the same price. It was definitely worth not have to fight that tire even if it was more expensive!

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