tire iron


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hand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel

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Madden also allegedly used the tire iron to destroy cash registers and break down the glass doors at the Taco Bell's entrance, workers said.
If you jam the tapered end of your tire iron into a weak area on the cover, you'll break it to pieces.
The occupants of the car took the tire iron away and beat up Sliger.
sinking into sleep as easy as a tire iron tossed into new snow, ice
Norwood, 56, was lured to a remote location where Williams and a co-defendant took his cash and credit cards, removed his clothing, tied his hands and feet, beat him to death with a tire iron and socket wrench, and set his body on fire.
The daughter, Fatima Al Himidi, told KUSI-TV her mother had been beaten on the head repeatedly with a tire iron, and that the note said "go back to your country, you terrorist.
The daughter, Fatima Al Himidi, told reporters her mother had been beaten on the head repeatedly with a tire iron, and that the note said "go back to your country, you terrorist.
The daughter told KUSI Channel 9/51 her mother had been beaten on the head repeatedly with a tire iron.
While I was beginning to move in ever-increasing circles looking for something to bend the little pipe off the tire, a guy showed up with a tire iron.
He fisted a tire iron, so I grabbed a loose piece of flagstone at the base of the porch and we went at each other.
To dispose of "the body," Garrett impales Megan with a tire iron, killing her for real.
After Jack's wife tells Ermis that Jack died following an accident while changing a tire, Proulx writes: "He [Ennis] didn't know which way it was, the tire iron [assault] or an accident.
Step 2: Get the stuff you're gonna need: the spare tire (let's hope you have one of these and that it has air), the jack (thing that lifts the car), a tire iron (crow-bar-looking thing or a shiny cross-shaped thing), an optional pipe (also called a cheater bar--it's for better leverage, but you don't really need this), optional wheel chocks (this is an item that will keep your car from rolling and is also not entirely necessary) and gloves (these will protect your nails).
At this point, I believe she was reaching to press the panic button under the desk that would have summoned a man with no neck holding a tire iron to her aid.
When Ennis seemingly imagines the death he visualizes three men killing Jack with a tire iron, an item which was visually referenced by Ang Lee throughout the film as further foreshadowing.