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49 thoughts on “Insurance jobs, not worth the deductible! toyota prius! tire and wheel walk through”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars James Day says:

    You are a GRRrrrATE tire changer!!

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MrArtVendelay says:

    Now that was interestingl I never understood how the spin balancer lets you know where to put the weights. I started driving when there was only bubble balancing.

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MrArtVendelay says:

    I've seen way better tire mounting machines than that one. Surprised.

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MrArtVendelay says:

    I was never aware of the sticky weights.

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Love Of Christ says:

    I understand that the car is a Toyota but I have never ever seen that type of car out here is that a special edition? Can somebody please tell me exactly what model that is from Toyota I would like to see one in person it just looks like something way way deep in the future? God bless you everyone on this channel my brothers and sisters I love you ✝️✝️✝️🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Johnston says:

    No balance needed if you line the dot up period

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kelly W says:

    Ray – I follow your excellent videos and enjoy them thoroughly. I see you use a Snap-On Apollo scanner. I trust your opinions, so can you suggest a decent scanner for an advanced DIYer?

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chris Whitelaw says:

    Interesting. Before we fit a tyre here in the U.K., we pull the whole valve stem and refit a brand new one.

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Kinnane says:

    G’day Ray good job I reckon those tyre gauges are a real,pain but it was interesting how you showed taking care around the sensors. I like the channel it is always good and good quality. Regards John Tasmania Australia 🇦🇺

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ezequiel cordero says:

    Liked the video, not all people are kind enough to smile and wish you a good day. also could have something on their mind and could not react in time to respond

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars spacedinvader69 says:

    Very nice! Thanks 👍

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Cragified says:

    There are often laws that mandate insurance companies must restore the vehicle to the same condition as to when the accident happened to better. Hence why this tire was adjusted for replacement. This is also why vehicles are so easy to total out when they get a few years on them. Proper paint matching due to fade and weathering is expensive. One reason I'm glad I live in a state that only requires 7 years or newer vehicles that are totaled to be title changed to salvage. Beyond 7 years is completely up to the insurance company who generally doesn't bother.

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Stephen Mead says:

    Yellow dot yellow dot lined up with valve steam.

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TGF00Buck says:

    If you ever stop posting daily vids it will completely mess up my morning. Every morning I wake up with ray and my pre-workout.

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Rudie says:

    Just wondering if you have directional tyres in the US. My cars (in Europe) have always had directional tyres. So because of their profile you have to pay attention to their rotation direction and therefore you cannot swap left and right wheels because that would put the rotation direction opposite of what it should be.

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars SLVRFOX88 says:

    I don’t see you work on hybrid cars very much

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Keith Newton says:

    No it's not any damage to the side wall if a tyre means it needs replacing where were you trained. Tyre safe is very clear about sidewall damage. It does not have to penitrate through any significant cut slash or chip /chunk out of the side wall of a a tyre isca structural fail
    Omg you just put an axel stand on a non structure seam. What are you doing this could cause damage.
    I cannot believe what I am seeing those waits are for steel wheels not alloy wheels. What's going on.
    Wow I thought you where a pro who cared about customers cars clear I was wrong. You do not remove sick on balance weight like that you are damaging the top coat of the wheel come on who taught you to be so sloppy

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jon Archibald says:

    I recall working weekends while in high school in 1980 at an Irving station (Atlantic Canada) the mystical art of static balancing wheels, ie where, for the younger viewers, you lay the wheel horizontally on the balance beam thing, placing weights around the rim till the bubble in the hub hole was centered. Even then I doubted it’s accuracy.

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars M B says:

    As a introvert, I mostly look away when strangers smile at me. I don't mean to disrespect them, and I'm not using introversion as an excuse, it's just an honest, natural response to an unexpected social interaction.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kronos0316 says:

    The look away thing is a woman letting you know i don't like what i see.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars C&L Construction says:

    Like the jack cam…

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Fuckgooglesname Policy2 says:

    Lol you placed the weight in the spot you removed the other weights. 😱🤯 I did enjoy watching the video especially since you made a 16 min video and only got paid for 12 min of it. Also in the last video you made on tire change you said standard was to place the car on the ground slightly only to apply friction. Is that because if the tire still needs to move inward during the torquing process there is no damage to stud, rim, or tire tread? This is a question by the way I’m not trolling I’m actually curious. And yes I had to edit my post cause I’m up at 3:35 am on a work day cause I can’t sleep and realized grammar issues😡

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars DJ says:

    And here I always thought Priuses floated on butterfly wings and fairy dust…

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Save the Rhinos says:

    Thats all about liability!

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ELA says:

    I use to change tires it was fun I've never broken a tpms sensor but I have broken a plastic/metal rim by over tightening the rim on the balancer it had a layer of plastic over the metal

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ELA says:

    Maybe they looked away because they were angry and didn't want you to think it was at you I've been there

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gregory Fairchild says:

    Sidewall damage is a blowout hazard no doubt about it.
    I wouldn't drive it far.
    Also some tech overlook it but all build up of debris, dirt or grease must be removed from the inner side of the rim.
    If not you will add too much weight and when the debris vibrates off the tire will go out of balance & vibrate.

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joe Huff says:

    Comment, yes this was mildly entertaining, thanks.

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars justisstockton says:

    i had a tire replaced and when i got it back the tpms started flashing and shows i have a low tire all the time even tho i dont do you think they could have broken the sensor when they replaced the tire?

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars G. Reaper says:

    Look at it this way: recording this was great for documentation for the insurance company/body shop if nothing else, there's just the added bonus of us getting to watch.

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars G. Reaper says:

    Tire is fine for service? Sure, I get that, but I'd still rather not have that tire on my vehicle. And if it was the result of someone hitting me and damaging my vehicle, or some such, best believe you'd better be replacing that tire. Side note: insurance claims are to repair damage cause from whatever incident. That slice into the tire is damage, maybe not functional damage, but damage none the less, and the company covers it regardless.

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars loundagr says:

    Has anyone else noticed that the Closed Captioning system call power tool sounds “Music “?

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jack Hudler says:

    Can't believe someone filed an insurance claim. Bet this is their first car, and first insurance policy… I see a policy cancelation in their future.
    Oh, it's a Prius… tells you everything about the person… bet they think everything is free.

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Freightshaker says:

    Change the tire and balance with the wheel cover on?????😬😬

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Carlos Gomez says:

    every thing is great 👍 love that tire balance machine wow so modern .it’s all good Ray

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Takauchi Nishika says:

    If Ray become history teacher, what will happen to Automotive section?

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ben Budd says:

    Man u can't believe you put the center cap upside down lol

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brian Dwyer says:

    Easy life changing tyres, we had to use a lump hammer and two tyre levers when we did the tyres on the Mercedes 814 7.5 ton trucks .

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MR WICK says:

    Tire machine is 15 years old balancer is newer Not sure how old. One thing Toyota 76 ft lbs. Also torque the wheel barely on the ground not rocking back and forth. Biggest thing I saw didn't replace the tpms kit . But do love all the videos and the diagnosing of the issues.

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars GROG SMASH says:

    As a consumer, that video was appreciated .

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Theo Lehr says:

    One thing I have never understood about car tires is how they seal to the rim and don’t leak like crazy; bikes need inner tubes, cars get invisible magic secret sauce of some kind… anyone car to explain???

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Agent Office says:

    I'm shy I look that other way

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars James Graves says:

    Any particular reason you didn't remove the plastic wheel cover from the rim? They're very easy to scratch up, I should know as I have done that on multiple occasions.

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars spoodleboof says:

    Wow, you actually torque the lug nuts 🙃 here in Sweden the shops will just ram them down as hard as they can with the air impact machine. You can break sockets trying to get the wheels off

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Donna Hollingsworth says:

    I would not replace just one tire. They should be replaced in sets or all 4 at the same time. You should know that. The stick on weights are the best way to go with aluminum alloy wheels. I don't claim how the stick on wheel weights are able to balance the inside & outside of the tire & wheel assembly. Some one please let me know & understand this. I always over inflate my tires since I have never know of Chevy or Ram truck alignment specs to be correct with tires set at 35 P.S.I. The front tires always wear out on the outboard & inboard edges of the tires while the center of the tires show very little wear.

  46. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars adam lewis says:

    What brand impact do you use?

  47. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gypsy Dildo punks says:

    Most people are deekheads, whats new.