Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe

Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe

Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 1: Place rim on tire mounting machine


Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 2: Insert valve stems in rim(s)


Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 3: Apply lubricant to the bead of the tire


Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 4: Place tire onto rim and use tire mounting machine according to specifications


Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 5: Fill tire / wheel combo with air to manufacturer specifications


Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 6a: Move the mounted tire / wheel to the balancing machine and balance

Step 6b: Add weights as indicated by machine read-out


Step 7: Install center caps by setting them and popping them in by hand


Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 8a: Remove lug nuts

Step 8b: Dismount original rim / tire package


Step 9: Install centering ring onto hub


Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 10: Tighten lug nuts by hand to secure wheel onto hub


Step 11: Torque lug nuts to manufacturer specifications

Project Forte: KIA Forte Coupe

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