In gearing up for installing my Datum skis, I decided to go to a narrower tire. Consequently I ordered a set of wheel halves from Matco to mount the winter tires on. After mounting the tires and airing them up, a couple of days later it dawned on me...anyone have any guesses.

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Comment by Loren Warner on January 24, 2019 at 11:26am

Oh no, after all the effort of getting them aired up.  I'm watching with interest to see if these skis may be something we want, but don't like the idea of needing to change tires.  Please continue to post pictures.

Comment by David J. Beaulieu on January 24, 2019 at 7:07am

Hey Loren, "airing them up" means I got the beads seated and they are holding pressure.  After letting them set a few days I was going to put on the hubs and brake disc.  This side of the wheel is where there should be three tabs with threads to accept the screws which mount the disc.  Valve stem is on the other side.  Matco had the correct part number on the order, but the shipping department kinda goofed up sending me the incorrect item.  I didn't catch it until after mounting the tires.  Oh well, anything worth doing once is worth doing twice!!

Comment by Loren Warner on January 23, 2019 at 8:20pm

What's meant by "airing them up"?  Where's the stem for adding air?

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