tire iron

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tire iron

[′tīr ‚ī·ərn]
(design engineering)
A single metal bar having bladelike ends of various shapes to insert between the rim and the bead of a pneumatic tire to remove or replace the tire.
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Pneumatic tire tool. Patent granted to James Peterson and William L.
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The unknown gadget referenced by Harold Hesse (Farm Collector, April 2005, page 6) is a tire tool used to remove balloon tires from early cars such as Ford Model Ts with wooden wheels, without removing the wheel from the car.
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