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How to make a tire bed frame

What to do with all those burnt up tires from the weekend drift event? How about a more absorbent and buoyant bed frame. It's simple.

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Clean all of your tires with a good kitchen de-greaser. I like awesome. Makes me feel awesome.

Clean all of your tires with a good kitchen de-greaser. I like awesome. Makes me feel awesome.

Choose an area to position tires. Two tires wide and Three tires in length.

Choose an area to position tires. Two tires wide and Three tires in length.

Space the tires apart. You can measure your box spring to figure proper spacing. Or just eyeball it.

Space the tires apart. You can measure your box spring to figure proper spacing. Or just eyeball it.

Choose tires that have similar height.

Choose tires that have similar height.

Space them equally.

Space them equally.

Make sure to keep space from the wall to avoid rubber wall skids. Seriously.

Make sure to keep space from the wall to avoid rubber wall skids. Seriously.

Voila! You now can position the box spring and then mattress over the tires. You may have to adjust the tires. If bed squeaks use WD-40. Haha.

Voila! You now can position the box spring and then mattress over the tires. You may have to adjust the tires. If bed squeaks use WD-40. Haha.

  • 6 Tires worn out from racing.
  • Awesome cleaner
  • Rag
  • Box Spring and Mattress.