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Changing Tires With Black Rims

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I got a set of black Excel rims for my '05 WR 450 and this weekend while down in Baja I had to change a flat on the trail. Needless to say I put some real purty scratches on my new rims. What do motorcycle shops use to mount tires on black rims that dont tear up the paint on the rims?

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You can get plastic rim protectors that slide between the rim and the tire. THey are about 5" long. They are available from either motion pro or K&L. Tucker rocky might carry them. They work much better than duct tape wrapped around your tire irons. :banghead:

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