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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The product line includes truck tire tools (bead holders, wheel protectors, wheel lifting bar, mounting and demounting tools, etc), wheel lug tools (cap nut wrenches, lug nut cover remover, and rim guard), small tire irons, twist socket sets, and a workshop vise.
Vitamins are like tire irons. Without a tire iron, you can't change a tire.
They were beaten with tire irons, breaking bones from the ankles on up.
The boys, who attend Willamette and Crow high schools, were traveling with others in two cars and used metal pipes or tire irons to bash windows and dent doors on cars in the Bethel, Trainsong and River Road areas, police say.
Baseball bats, wooden boards, bricks, chains, tire irons, pipes, even garden tools--hoes and rakes.
If you don't anchor it under the block, it will flip up toward you, as you have to exert considerable pressure on the tire irons to get the new tire to finish seating on the rim.