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    Questions about filling rear tires.

    I have been thinking about filling my rear tires. They are the 23x10.50x12 Goodyear turf tires. I was wondering if I break just the top bead can I fill them that way? How much fluid will each tire hold? If using washer fluid how much weight will that add? Any other suggestions would also be appreciated thank you.

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    You will get 6-7 gallons in a properly filled tire. 50+ lbs.

    I use the siphon method. It takes about 45 minutes per tire or total if you fill both.








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    My god are you mixing beer and mountain dew with windshield washer fluid? beer 6% alcohol, mountain dew (that will clean the rust off the rims), You may have something there!

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    I broke the top bead and poured it in, then add air to seat the bear again.
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    Thank you for the replies. For those who have filled their tires, are most running tubes? I watched some of the videos on YouTube and they used tubes or recommended the use of tubes if filling your tires.

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    I have tube tires and tubeless tires filled with antifreeze. Tubeless are easier to fill since you can break top bead and pour in. I have a 3 gallon fuel tank I use to fill tube tires (also filled a tube tire that I was afraid wouldn't seal back up since it was a fifty year old tire). I remove the valve stem core and push a 5/16 hose over the end of the valve stem, fill the tank and with a sealed cap, apply about two pounds of air to the tank, wait till pressure pushes the fluid into the tire, then release pressure and wait till the bubbles stop, then repeat till the tire is full (capacity wise).
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    The f911 had 1 tube. It did reduce the fill on that tire about 1 gallon vs the tire without a tube.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bloodrunsgreen View Post
    My god are you mixing beer and mountain dew with windshield washer fluid? beer 6% alcohol, mountain dew (that will clean the rust off the rims), You may have something there!
    I think accidentally gave up the secret recipe. Now we just need the ratios.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bloodrunsgreen View Post
    My god are you mixing beer and mountain dew with windshield washer fluid? beer 6% alcohol, mountain dew (that will clean the rust off the rims), You may have something there!
    Quote Originally Posted by drew View Post
    I think accidentally gave up the secret recipe. Now we just need the ratios.
    I almost replied yesterday but didn't figure it would add to the topic at hand.

    Mountain Dew was for driving around getting fluid and clear 1/4" tubing.

    Beer was for me while listening to the radio making sure the fill jugs didn't go empty. I can easily get distracted for 5 minutes wandering around the garage.


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    I got one of these off of Amazon, works great. I put 10 gallons in my 26x12x12.
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