Changing a tyre, made easy

We should all know how to change a tyre and this guy does a pretty efficient job. This kind of work is also probably the reason you don’t see many tyre fitters, of a certain age, going on call-outs. Physically, it’s pretty hard on the body. Here’s couple of pieces of kit, one simple and the other very sophisticated, to make the life of the fitter just a little easier.



Here we see a girl doing the wheel nut cracking:


This explains what’s going on with this little gadget:


At the other end of the spectrum is this neat system for changing tyres. Unfortunately, Diesel Workshop couldn’t find out just how much one of these mobile tyre changers would cost: