Did you check to see if it cut the bead or just the rubber? Is the bead above the cut as strong as the rest of the bead? And does it hold air? I have had similar cuts in my tires and they lasted until it was time to replace.
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DO NOT TUBE THE TIRE!!!!! that is the worst thing you can do as it will cause additional friction/heat and will degrade the tire fast and potentially cause a blow out.
Its hard to tell from the picture but it looks like it might be ok. It appears that the rip is not that far into the bead so it might hold air just fine. If it does hold air it should be fine as the bead bundle was not affected. Worse case you might need to use a little bead sealer to stop/prevent any small leaks.
Did you mount/dismount the tires yourself? if not where was it done? its not that common to have the machine tear the bead on a 20" tire unless is a 225/30/20
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