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Breaking Bead

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As shown in the lead image, we use a Hi-Lift jack and the bumper of a Jeep to break the bead. It might be slow going at first, but get the base of the Hi-Lift as close to the wheel as you can. Then, jack until the bead moves. You will have to reposition the jack several times to get the bead entirely off its seat. Just rotate the wheel and jack again. After a few tries you should be able to get the base of the Hi-Lift closer to the actual bead as shown here.

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