Part: Honda CB350 / CB360 / CB450 / CB550 Tire Bead Popper
Why You Need This:If you are going to tackle a tire change yourself on a Honda CB350, CB360 or CB450 this tire bead popper will make the whole process a lot easier. Old tires dry out and become rock hard, not to mention that they probably have not been removed in decades (If they say Bridgestone Safety Mileage, they are originals tires). The first step is to pop the bead between the tire and the rim, which can seem like an impossible task considering the years of rust and dirt that have accumulated on the rim. This bead popper tool makes the job super easy and quick. Add a set of tire levers to your toolbox and your tire change kit is complete.
Installation Tip: Use this bead popper with a plastic or rubber mallet rather than a metal head hammer. Keep the angle low when starting to pop the bead and work your way around the tire in a criss cross manner until the whole bead is separated from the rim. A little Windex will help lubricate the tire removal and installation process.