Wall-mounted Tire Storage Rack

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Wall-mounted Tire Storage Rack

Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Dec 03, 2007 12:43 pm

I suspect most of us have extra sets of wheels around the garage, and they're always getting in the way. I just came across this solution, and I think I'm ordering a couple. I figure it's a good way to utilize (otherwise wasted) space up high on the wall.

http://www.tirerack.com/accessories/ttr ... e_rack.jsp

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Post by Ray » Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:02 pm

I used 2x4's. Holds 10 tires. Cost me like $10 in materials.


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Post by hEaT » Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:15 pm

demonfire wrote:I used 2x4's. Holds 10 tires. Cost me like $10 in materials.


*shrug*
Same here.
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Post by MerlinMerkur » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:36 pm

But that ones so pretty and Im gettin tired of making everything I use all the time lol.. depends how $$$uch it is.
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Post by milehighXR » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:39 pm

hEaT wrote:
demonfire wrote:I used 2x4's. Holds 10 tires. Cost me like $10 in materials.


*shrug*
Same here.
Yeah I plan on building mine too. Now if I can find somewhere in the garage to put it where I won't hit my head on it... My garage only has lik a 7.5-8ft ceiling for now :twisted:
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Post by Mike McCreight » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:44 pm

We got a little carried away... That's Ryan and Barry, 2 of the local core XR group.
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There's 42 tires and rims up there at last count...
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Post by MerlinMerkur » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:58 pm

lol show off!
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Post by Ray » Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:52 am

At one point i had i think 46 wheels and tires, including those mounted on the cars, tho, 10 on my rack, 10 under the rack (stacked), 4 stacked behind the shed, 2 more in the carport, then another 20 on the cars themselves.

I have since sold 2 sets i think, and am letting someone borrow another set. that means i'm only down to 14 extras :)
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Post by Mike McCreight » Tue Dec 04, 2007 9:30 am

Well, some of those aren't mine... Diane's snows and her mom and pop's are up there. I think I have 2 sets of stock sized tires, on basketweaves and spatulas. 3 sets of XR snows, 1 set are ice tires, 1 set's old school Hakkas, and a set of Dunlop Graspics. Then there's the track Hoosiers, a set of Axenis for AX, 17's on rims (just sold a set...) spare 17s, Dunlop 15s on Wolfrace rims, and a bunch of VG condition xr rims. A BUNCH of rims just went to the recyclers... There's nothing in stacks on the garage floor anymore... :D
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Post by John Brennan » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:10 pm

Maybe if more people had these, then more people would use summer tires in the summer and snow tires in the winter, as they should (where they're needed, of course). All-Season tires are OK year-'round, but two sets is better!
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Post by Chuck W » Wed Dec 05, 2007 10:27 am

John Brennan wrote:Maybe if more people had these, then more people would use summer tires in the summer and snow tires in the winter, as they should (where they're needed, of course). All-Season tires are OK year-'round, but two sets is better!
I just have separate cars for the seasons :P
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Post by MerlinMerkur » Wed Dec 05, 2007 10:47 am

Chuck 4tw!! lol
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Post by Mike McCreight » Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:10 pm

One summer car, with 4 sets of tires, one winter car, with 3 sets of tires... Seriously, when we get a foot of snow here, there's no way I'm venturing forth on what the mass market refers to as snow tires.. The Dunlops and Michelins are good on paved and plowed roads for the commuter, but if I'm in a hurry, and the snow is piling up, it's the Hakkas all the way. They also come in handy as gravel tires for blasting around the stages at Tall Pines...
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Re: Wall-mounted Tire Storage Rack

Post by anglin » Thu Dec 06, 2007 2:15 am

Tire Rack wrote:NOTE: Tires and wheels shown in photo not included.
Dammit! I was hoping my $129 would buy that set of wheels and tires too! This method is better than keeping them in vertical stacks, IMO. I'm redoing my storage shed soon and the plan is to include a timber framed version of the storage rack.

On a semi-related note, I've been off the MCAF for several days now while I was out of town. While shoveling the driveway between the coming-home activity and the checking-the-MCAF-posts activity, I looked into my open garage and saw a stack of snow tires for the WRX (I was late getting the snows on the car). I got to thinking about how many stacks of tires just like that one I have around the house. Then I get on the MCAF and see posts like this:
Mike McCreight wrote:One summer car, with 4 sets of tires, one winter car, with 3 sets of tires
demonfire wrote:At one point i had i think 46 wheels and tires
I don't think there is a point to counting my tires after being trumped like that.

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Post by Mike McCreight » Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:09 am

I'm trying to cut back... Diane is insisting! :?
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