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Adding Air Into Tire

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After all the bolts are torqued, it is time to air the tire up. It is important to keep your hands and body away from the lock ring when airing up that first time, which is one of the reasons why we like this Power Tank inflator. With its clip-on chuck and 24-inch hose, our body parts are nowhere near the lock ring when we inflate the tire. It is unlikely but possible that if bolt holes are stripped, or bolts are fatigued, the ring might come off the wheel…sometimes spectacularly, which is why you want to keep your distance.

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