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Tire changers - Which lube do you use?

NOT intended to be an "which oil is best" thread. I'm just looking for recommendations on which tire lubes folks have found to work for them. I recently picked up the tools to change my own tires (since I do 25-26K mi per year I eat them up) and this is the last thing I need to get.

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I've used the NoMar lube and it works great. When I ran out, I took the container over to the local tire shop and they filled it with whatever they use. It works just fine and they didn't charge me.
Ruglyde is a product a lot of folks use.

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There are a number of lubes out there, -I have tried most of them- and really, dish soap and water works best!
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the last shop I worked in we used soap and water I agree with Daniel
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Ru-Glyde. Made for mounting/dismounting tires and reasonably cheap in the USA. Not so cheap in Canada but I use it anyway.

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I have been using Ruglyde also for at least 16 years. Get it from a NAPA parts store. A gallon will last forever
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Ruglyde for me... I'm running low after I can't remember how many years.... have some NoMar paste as well, used it a couple of times, works very well also. You can mix it up in a spritz bottle.... I spread it with a cheap paint brush.

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I use Yamalube Tire Mount Lube spray

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I am currently using the nomar paste deluted with water in a spray bottle, I have used deluted dish soap as well but it seems that i read sometime ago that dish soap in contact with metal is corrosive overtime but I’m not positive about that so don’t take it as gospel.

As a side note I’ll add that my Nomar Classic is probably the best money I’ve ever spent, truly has paid for itself.
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