I can't believe the number of responses that talk about inflating tires
with ether. The ether is used to seat the tire on the bead. If you've
ever had truck or equipment tires you already know that air often will
not/cannot seat the bead enough to be able to inflate the tire. Heavy
tires that are not seated keep letting the air out around the perimeter
and even very large compressors with massive air volume can't get them
to seat. There are belts and air bombs like Cheetah to try to force the
beads out to the rim, but it is not rare to resort to the ether method
to seat the beads. The ether is NOT used to inflate the tire, just seat
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